October 6, 2003

Volume 100, Issue 17

Stories from the October 6, 2003 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Students criticize lack of sexual health care

While Student Health Services provides a number of options for sexual health care, some students said they are disappointed with the current services. Student complaints include the inability to see a gynecologist at SHS and receive long-term contraceptive prescriptions. However, SHS offers contraceptives on a short-term basis and an emergency contraceptive, commonly known as the […]

GW awaits Supreme Court decision

The U.S. Supreme Court will decide this month whether to hear GW’s case against a city housing order. The decision will end or breathe life into the University’s three-year battle to reverse a D.C. Board of Zoning Adjustment order intended to curb its growth in Foggy Bottom. The order originally required the University to house […]

Don’t forget about football!

Finally, the Atlantic 10 has been caught amidst the flurry of expansion that has bombarded the ranks of college athletics. What started out as the Atlantic Coast Conference ransacking the Big East for its top football schools, Miami and Virginia Tech, has now snowballed into a larger domino effect. The question is: What does that […]

Students join thousands at AIDS walk

Thousands of people marched through downtown D.C. Saturday to raise money for people living with HIV and AIDS at the 17th annual AIDS Walk Washington. Amidst the throng were about 150 GW students, who marched under the banner “We Walk Together” and carried balloons with the GW logo. The group, which was organized by the […]

Campus briefs

PBS show featuring GW law school up for Emmy An episode of the PBS documentary program Voices of Vision, which two GW law school faculty co-produced, has been nominated for an Emmy Award this year. Professor of Law Lawrence Mitchell and Law School Dean Michael Young featured the University’s Institute for International Corporate Governance and […]

Men open A-10 play with road split

The GW men’s soccer team shut out Rhode Island Sunday, 1-0, to bounce back from a 3-0 loss to Massachusetts Friday in the Colonials’ first weekend of conference play. In both contests, no one was able to score in the first half. But on Sunday, the Colonials (3-7, 1-1 Atlantic 10) took control after halftime […]

Women defend home turf

The GW women’s soccer team narrowly escaped with another victory Sunday, squeaking by Rhode Island on a late goal by senior Kim Warner. The 1-0 victory, coupled with a 1-0 win over Massachusetts Friday, was the Colonials’ 13th straight game without a loss at home and their fifth straight shutout. GW Head Coach Tanya Vogel […]

GW to house Arabic center

Researchers at a GW graduate school have been tapped to help coordinate and improve the nation’s K through 12 Arabic language education programs. The George Washington University Graduate School of Education and Human Development recently received a grant to develop the country’s first resource center to provide nationwide access to materials for teachers and administrators […]

GW beats both Rams in one weekend

An unusual incident involving fans and a key substitution by the coaching staff helped the GW volleyball team achieve a narrow victory Saturday over the Rhode Island Rams at the Smith Center. The win marked the Colonials’ fourth straight win after they swept Fordham’s Rams at home Friday, 3-0. The weekend’s victories put GW (14-2, […]

Women, students rally for choice

“Not the church, not the state. Women must decide our fate,” chanted about 200 people, most of which were females and students, gathered on the steps of the Supreme Court on Saturday. The rally featured speakers from Feminist Majority, the National Organization for Women, NARAL Pro-Choice America and Planned Parenthood Federation of America. The event […]