October 25, 2001

Volume 98, Issue 23

Stories from the October 25, 2001 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Features: Obsessed with addictions

A combination of yelling, laughing and victory cries come from Munson Hall room 809. The Redskins are facing off with the Packers in a heated battle. Their destiny is in the hands of sophomores Kyle Slavin and Douglas Park. Slavin and Park spend about an hour a day procrastinating from studies by playing NFL Blitz […]

GW disappoints friends of Rizzo

University decisions not to break from policy for naming public areas and funding student travel have agitated close friends of Jonathan Rizzo, who passed away last summer. Members of the Kappa Sigma fraternity and University officials are in a financial dispute over $2,000 in charges from a rented bus used to send students to Rizzo’s […]

Opinions: Staff Editorial: GW’s secret service

GW Student Judicial Services oversees non-academic student discipline with jurisdiction covering everything from alcohol violations to sexual assaults and countless more infractions. But students dislike the secrecy of GW’s judicial proceedings. Students often perceive the policies surrounding SJS activities as constructed to allow administrators to impose their will on students without accountability because no one […]

Arts: NSync pretty boys flub romance flick

On The Line’s feeble attempt at feel-good romance is enough to leave audiences longing for a refund of their time and money. Ten-year-old girls holding free movie tickets might be into the film, but everyone else should steer clear of this unabashed vehicle to promote ‘NSync’s Lance Bass and Joey Fatone. On The Line (Miramax) […]

Staff Editorial: Sex and politics

For three years, GW’s Faculty Senate and the University administration have argued about a sexual harassment policy governing employee conduct – including the way faculty members behave toward students. Now, GW President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg has announced he will make the interim policy now in effect the permanent rule governing sexual harassment. Faculty members complain […]

Dazed and Confused director delves into the mind

Director Richard Linklater has tilled the mental plane in films such as Before Sunrise, Slacker and Dazed and Confused. But in his new, computer-illustrated feature, Waking Life, Linklater delves deeper into the subconscious than ever before, exploring dreams, reality and the blurred line between the two. “It’s a pretty fundamental idea” Linklater said in a […]

Forum: Shield stops new threats

The attacks of Sept. 11 taught us that those who hate the United States will stop at nothing to destroy our nation and take the lives of our citizens. Yet, despite this, even as the ruins of the World Trade Center and the Pentagon were still smoldering, many Democrats renewed their opposition to strategic missile […]

Entertainment Listings Oct. 26th to Nov. 1st

Movies AMC Union Station AMC Courthouse Plaza Cineplex Odeon Dupont Circle Cineplex Odeon Foundry Cineplex Odeon Inner Circle Cineplex Odeon Uptown Lowes Pentagon City 6 Music 9:30 Club Black Cat Hatchet Reviews AMC Union Station 50 Massachusetts Ave. N.E. (703) 998-4262 13 Ghosts (R) 1:15, 4:30, 7:00, 9:30, 11:45 Bandits (PG-13) 1:10, 4:10, 7:05, 10:00 […]

Letter to the Editor: Uncovered costs

In the wake of the recent controversy over the new mandatory Student Health Services visitation fee, students should be more attuned to their University health coverage. After a close analysis of the brochure for GW’s health insurance company, a GW law student discovered that oral contraceptives are not included under our health coverage, even with […]