September 15, 2003

Volume 100, Issue 11

Stories from the September 15, 2003 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Volleyball ties school record at 9-0

The GW volleyball team is off to its best start since 1979 after sweeping the Clarion Suites Classic at Rutgers University last weekend. The team has now won three consecutive tournaments to start the season at 9-0, tying its best start in team history. The Colonials were led by Atlantic 10 Player of the Week […]

Patriots deliver men fourth loss

The GW men’s soccer team dropped its fourth game of the season on Saturday, losing under the lights at George Mason 3-2. In a hard fought battle, GW fell short when the Patriots scored two unanswered goals in a 1:07 span in the second period. “This was our best played game, and that’s why it […]

A room with a view

Colonials Weekend draws closer every day, and space at area hotels is filling up fast. But before family members rush to make reservations at the Allen Lee, they might want to consider something a bit more historic. Check out the Willard InterContinental. Sure, it might not have the same sleazy cachet as the Watergate or […]

GW comes back to tie UMD

The GW women’s soccer team got goals from senior Kim Warner and junior Kelly Lawten to come back and stun Maryland, 2-2, in double overtime Sunday at Mount Vernon. The draw was the first time in four years the Terrapins have not beaten the Colonials, and it extended GW’s home-unbeaten streak to seven games dating […]

Colonial in pinstripes

In the fall of 1985, John Flaherty came to GW and saw an opportunity. By playing baseball for the Colonials, he thought, like so many other student-athletes, he could trade his athletic talent for a college degree. What he got, in addition to his degree, was a career in Major League Baseball. Currently in his […]

Water polo raises expectations

To GW men’s water polo head coach Scott Reed, last year’s fifth-place finish at the Collegiate Water Polo Southern Championships left a bittersweet taste in the Colonials’ mouth, as they missed qualifying for Conference Championship play by one spot. “This year, simply put, we want to set ourselves up for a Southern Championship title and […]

D.C. In Brief

Dalai Lama calls to halt violence The Dalai Lama offered peace as an antidote to violence in a speech commemorating the September 11 attacks at the National Cathedral Thursday. “It is important not to be depressed, demoralized and paralyzed by the past events, but rather remember the events and try to utilize (them) towards a […]

Campus Calendar

Monday Student Association freshman involvement sessions 6 p.m. Thurston Hall Rizzo Memorial Lounge College Republican freshman elections, with speaker Eric Hoplin, national chairman of the College Republican National Committee 7:30 p.m. Marvin Center room 310 Tuesday Student Association freshman involvement sessions 6 p.m. Thurston Hall Rizzo Memorial Lounge Liquid Arts lyricist showcase 8 p.m. Hippodrome […]

Letters to the Editor:

Fix the technology Jessica Rabinow, in her Sept. 11 Letter to the Editor (“Something for professors to learn,” p.5) laments the fact that problems with using technology in the classroom have disrupted her learning. I too regret this deeply. Especially unfortunate is the fact that technology capabilities in two of the five largest lecture halls […]

Staff Editorial: GW wins battle, may lose war

Thursday’s ruling by the D.C. Court of Appeals affirms what the University administration, The Hatchet and sensible community members have been saying for years – the August 2002 Board of Zoning Adjustment housing deadline for the University is “arbitrary and capricious.” The BZA order initially required GW to house 70 percent of all undergraduate students […]