September 25, 2003

Volume 100, Issue 14

Stories from the September 25, 2003 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

GW evaluates hurricane damage

Hurricane Isabel, which left the Mount Vernon Campus without power for three days and turned its 350 residents into refugees, cost GW about $1 million, University officials said Wednesday. Mount Vernon regained power Monday morning, ending an ordeal for students who were temporarily housed in local hotels and Foggy Bottom residence halls. The relocation came […]

Letters to the Editor

Obesity laws more than serious Yes, many are skeptical about lawsuits aimed at the public health problem of obesity, just as they were about the lawsuits aimed at smoking which have now been hugely successful and have won plaintiffs more than $250 billion. They were also initially skeptical about my legal actions to get women […]

Crime Log

Simple Assault 9/21 – Stuart Hall – 1:31 a.m. – case closed A female student listened to an “obscene” message left on her answering machine from an unidentified male, telling her what types of women he prefers. The individual, who is from the female’s hometown and is unaffiliated with GW, was arrested by local police. […]

Campus Calendar

Thursday City Light Christian Fellowship Prayer Workshop 7:30 to 10 p.m. Funger Hall room 310 Friday Corcoran Gallery Visit 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., meet at Kogan Plaza to walk to the gallery Cost: free for the first 20 people, $3 after that Sponsored by International Affairs Society Ganesha Pooja, spiritual service, all are welcome. 7 […]

Professors lack technology training

At least 30 percent of faculty members who teach in high-tech classrooms in the Elliott School of International Affairs building failed to attend GW technology training sessions. “Faculty are not making it a priority to attend a short 20-minute training (session), and thus they are not able to utilize the technology successfully,” said P.B. Garrett, […]

SA in Brief

Hart addresses Senate at first meeting Student Association President Kris Hart emphasized the Senate’s need to end “pettiness and disagreements” that have plagued the SA in the past, at the Senate’s first bi-weekly meeting of the semester Tuesday night. Last year some senators came under fire for improper use of student funds. During elections in […]

Mitchell Hall awaits 7-Eleven

Students will soon be able to enjoy slurpees and Slim Jims 24 hours a day when a 7-Eleven store opens in Mitchell Hall next fall. Cynthia Baker, public relations manager for 7-Eleven Inc., the company’s international branch, said the store is set to open in fall 2004, with construction beginning early next year. She said […]

Club Roundup

Women’s field hockey The women’s field hockey team played its first three games of the season this past weekend at George Mason. Sophomore Tatiana Karas scored the lone goal to beat George Mason 1-0 on Saturday, but the women fell to the University of Virginia later in the day, 3-0. They lost again on Sunday, […]

Students to launch online TV station

A group of GW students is preparing to launch an Internet television station around November that will broadcast up to five programs per week. Although the University has television channels available for student use, the group – has no plans to broadcast on them in the near future, and will solely rely on its […]

Intramural Roundup

Lesser, Cady win doubles tennis Jonathan Lesser and Steven Cady outlasted 15 other teams to win the 2003 doubles tennis tournament on Sunday, Sept. 21. Lesser and Cady finished pool play with a 3-0 record and advanced to the semifinals, where they won by default over David Upbin and Seena Ghaznavi. In the finals, they […]