October 25, 2001

Volume 98, Issue 23

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

BZA decision divides GW

With the University poised to return to court to fight new D.C.-imposed housing requirements, students and officials have differing opinions on whether city restrictions will benefit students. Some students said they agree with the University’s position that the latest Board of Zoning Adjustment ruling will hurt housing options for students and delay attempts to add […]

Students give back during Volunteer week

Volunteer Week inspired students to participate in community service events run by the Neighbor’s Project and other organizations this week, which will end with national Make a Difference Day. The events kicked off with speaker Robert Egger, founder and executive director of D.C. Central Kitchen, a food program and culinary arts school. Egger addressed a […]

GW applicants increase

From the news reports since Sept. 11, GW appears to be an unpopular place to come next year – terrorist attacks, anthrax scares and a heightened state of paranoia are not the ideal atmosphere for classroom learning. But judging from application trends since the attacks, high school students have not been deterred. As of Oct. […]

Ben and Jerry’s: licking the competition?

Managers of Cone E. Island, an ice creamery in 2000 Penn, said they are concerned they will see a drop in sales as a result of the opening of Ben and Jerry’s Oct. 9 in the basement of the Marvin Center, although business has not dropped yet. “It just opened a week ago, and we […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: BAR BELLE

JR’s and Cobalt Where: 17th Street in Dupont Circle Getting in: carded at the door Prices: pretty cheap Food: nope Dancing: yup Pluses: hot boys After a brief hiatus from her quest for skeaze, sleaze and even more scandal, the Bar Belle has officially returned and is now back in action; stronger than ever and […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Author disclaims Mumia arguments

Author Daniel Flynn told about 50 GW students the case of convicted murderer of a police officer Mumia Abu-Jamal is not an example of racial profiling, as many Abu-Jamal supporters believe. The GW Second Amendment Club sponsored the speaker, author of Copkiller: How Mumia Abu-Jamal Conned Millions Into Believing He Was Framed. Since 1982, Mumia […]

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) […]