November 29, 2001

Volume 98, Issue 32

Stories from the November 29, 2001 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Braving the bar scene

Restaurants that have a vibrant night scene and allow customers under 21 are more trouble than they are worth for managers and owners, area restaurant owners said. “We have to be babysitters,” said Mo Bousane, partial owner and manager of Tequila Grill at 1990 K St. “If something happens to a kid, I’m responsible.” Many […]

Letter to the Editor: GTAs get great deal

I wish to comment on the article, “TAs balance busy schedule, low pay” (Nov. 19, p. 6). The article gave the impression that graduate teaching assistants normally receive full tuition and a stipend of about $5,000 a semester. Although GTA support packages vary in size, those in the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences most […]

Hart Murmurs: Bureaucracy bogs down GW students

Ask GW students what they think of the administration under Stephen Joel Trachtenberg – the growth of the school, the policies, GW administration in general – and you will invariably hear, “Well, he definitely knows how to run a business.” Is that the kind of response the administration should seek from students? I have been […]

Quote of the Week

GW women’s basketball coach Joe McKeown on second-half huddle remarks during the team’s 88-57 loss to No. 2 University of Tennessee Tuesday: “No one has ever scored 100 on us here. I told them if they score 100, you’re running.”

Letter to the Editor: Greeks apologize

Last week, a letter to the editor entitled “Disrespected Vets” (Nov. 15) caught my eye. As president of Phi Sigma Kappa, I would like to offer my apologies to Emily Cummins for the way a member of my fraternity acted toward her uncle. My fraternity stands for principles that bind me to respond to any […]

Crime Log

Assault with a dangerous weapon: shoed foot 11/17 – 21st and H streets UPD received a phone call about a fight between two males at about 2 a.m. Upon arrival, they found one of the men, who said he had been punched in the nose and kicked. He was taken to the emergency room. The […]

Groups Support Safe Sex

GW students organized 2,000 condoms and information booklets into bags in Thurston Hall for a local youth agency Tuesday for AIDS Awareness Week. The students made the bag for a local youth service agency, the Sexual Minority Youth Assistance League (SMYAL), and will be distributed throughout the week. In addition to the booklets on AIDS […]

Groups promote campus recycling

GW officials and campus groups are encouraging students to recycle more of their trash beginning this week by dispelling beliefs that GW does not recycle. Free the Planet, the Student Association and GW General Services have all been looking for ways to increase the amount of trash the University sends to recycling centers. “The general […]

Around Campus

Celebrities to participate in AIDS panel GW will host a town hall meeting of students, educators, policy makers and celebrities to discuss the worldwide HIV/AIDS epidemic Thursday night from 5 to 6 p.m. It will also commemorate the 20th anniversary of the first HIV/AIDS diagnosis. The meeting, co-hosted by the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, […]

Man carjacks 4-RIDE van

Metropolitan Police arrested a man last week for carjacking a University 4-RIDE van after he assaulted the driver and crashed the vehicleinto several parked cars in an alleyway off of I Street. The van driver had stopped to check a flat tire in the alleyway between the Academic Center and West End residence hall at […]