October 22, 2001

Volume 98, Issue 22

Stories from the October 22, 2001 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Girl power

A group of men and women walked through the campus chanting “What do we want? No more rape,” “No means no, yes means yes” and other chants Friday night. Heckled by fraternity members on G Street and drawing some confused looks from bystanders, they marched on to get out their message about the evils of […]

Campus Briefs

Library celebrates 2 millionth volume The Gelman Library celebrated the milestone addition of a rare book Friday, borrowing a “Flintstones” vitamin slogan: “The Gelman Library System: 2 Million Volumes Strong and Growing.” GW alumnus and professor emeritus James King donated funds for the library to buy an atlas of the United states by T.G. Bradford […]

Op-Ed: Hatchet should join up

For some reason, The Hatchet seems to be the only organization on campus that feels it’s business as usual in the Student Association (“Sluggish SA,” Oct. 18, p. 4). The main promise of my campaign was to bring the SA away from its “play-government” reputation and back to its original mission: the voice of the […]

RHA, Red Cross prepare students

Red Cross volunteers and Residence Hall Association members readied students for emergency situations during workshops Saturday, as U.S. government officials warn the public of more possible terrorist attacks. In workshops titled “Personal Readiness in Residence Halls,” held at six locations around campus, volunteers stressed preparing emergency kits. Sparsely attended, the sessions were held at Thurston, […]

Arts: ‘The Vagina Monologues’ challenges convention

Have you ever wondered what women think about their vaginas? If you answered yes to this question, Eve Ensler’s “The Vagina Monologues” is just for you. “The Vagina Monologues” is not your average play. It is a series of monologues and lists that deal with different aspects of vaginas. Titles of the monologues range anywhere […]

News Brief: Students face charges after brawl

Five students have court dates for charges stemming from an incident early Oct. 12 at the Paper Moon restaurant in Georgetown, where students were arrested for assault and alcohol-related offenses. Metropolitan Police officers arrested senior William Kopke for assaulting a police officer on 31st Street near Paper Moon at about midnight last Friday, according to […]

Gruesome From Hell goes overboard

As the film’s title appropriately suggests, From Hell gruesomely interprets the legend of Jack the Ripper in a complex, tangled web of serial murder, insanity, mutilation and even love. The film opens with a disturbing, pounding heart beat, drawing the viewer into a ghastly sequence of blood, rats, flies and flashing camera techniques uncharacteristic of […]

U-WIRE: College newspaper receives suspect letter, fears anthrax

U-WIRE) TAMPA, Fla. – A part-time employee at The Oracle, the student newspaper at University of South Florida, said Monday she received an envelope containing a white, powdery substance sometime last week. As a precaution, she was tested for anthrax on Tuesday. The employee, who is not a student and whose name isn’t being published […]

Getting your football fix

Are you ready for some football? Even if you are ready for America’s favorite fall sport, you aren’t getting any from GW. Since 1967, the GW football team has gone undefeated. A casual fan might think GW has the longest, most unbelievable winning streak in the history of college football. Yet, GW does not have […]

Few students apply for Brazil semester

With a deadline for applications approaching, GW has received no student interest in a new study abroad program in Brazil. GW created the program at the University of Brasilia last May in conjunction with the Center for Latin American Issues. Officials said it is based on the success of the GW Madrid center initiated in […]