February 2, 2004

Volume 100, Issue 40

Stories from the February 2, 2004 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Honors Program weighs changes

When junior Megan Greer was accepted to the University Honors Program two years ago, she adjusted to college life while taking what was then a requirement of three Honors classes per semester. “It was initially a little scary, being a freshman,” Greer said. “But I loved it.” The Honors Program’s curriculum requirements have changed since […]

What’s Luigi famous for, anyhow?

Famous Luigi’s 1132 19th St. N.W. 202-331-7574 www.FamousLuigis.com What makes Famous Luigi’s famous? Well, fame is a funny thing. Celebrities like Jessica Simpson are only famous because they say so (and because they can create their own reality television shows), and when it comes down to it, Luigi’s is just “famous” because the owners say […]

Teaching on the side

Most students can’t take a swing at an administrator and be commended for it. But most students are not in Rodney Johnson’s racquetball class. Johnson, GW’s director of Freshman and Parent Services, teaches students in the basement of the Health and Wellness Center Tuesday and Thursday afternoons. “I would be exercising in (the Health and […]

Book Review: “The Dive from Clausen’s Pier” by Ann Packer

“Is a person an accumulation of past selves, or made new over and over again?” This is the question that plagues 23-year-old Carrie Bell, the narrator and protagonist of Ann Packer’s riveting debut novel, “The Dive from Clausen’s Pier.” Carrie and Mike have been sweethearts since high school. Now engaged, they can easily envision their […]