December 10, 2001

Volume 98, Issue 35

Stories from the December 10, 2001 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Features: Fun during finals

Wild parties, day trips to different states, dinners in Georgetown and nights at the movies – all before finals. According to many students reading week does not just mean late nights poring over books. Sophomore Colleen King said she does not like to study during reading week. “Reading week in the biggest party time during […]

Staff Editorial: Housing hurdles

GW is facing a housing shortage of its own making. There are more undergraduates at GW this year than ever before after administrators admitted record-breaking freshman classes four years in a row. And as the spring housing lottery approaches, the math isn’t adding up for students in need of housing. GW faces serious constraints on […]

Cold war class to include ex-President

Professor Maurice East will use his political connections to offer a foreign policy class with former President George Bush as a guest lecturer one last time next semester. The class, taught in conjunction with a class at the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University over the internet, will be offered […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Inside collapse ends Colonial streak

Posted 2:00 a.m. Dec. 31 –GW’s three biggest players fouled out in a 97-87 home loss to the University of North Carolina-Charlotte Friday evening, making it impossible for a five-guard lineup to overcome a 15-point second half deficit. The loss ends both GW’s three-game winning streak and its non-conference schedule (7-4). Forwards Tamal Forchion and […]

Arts: Cruise and Crowe chat about Vanilla Sky

After making Jerry Maguire, actor Tom Cruise and writer-director Cameron Crowe made plans to work together again. Once they saw the Spanish film Open Your Eyes, which Crowe says they “couldn’t stop talking about,” they knew what their next project together would be. “We were definitely looking for something that we could do together, and […]

Staff Editorial: Let us build

GW presented plans to the Zoning Commission for the construction of two new residential buildings along 23rd Street. One is a row of townhouses to be built on what is now the Smith Center parking lot. The other is a 700-bed residence hall planned for the empty lot across from the Smith Center and the […]

Hippodrome hosts “cross-breed” rock group

Seven years ago Jimmie’s Chicken Shack frontman Jimi Haha appeared on the “Jerry Springer Show” as the boyfriend of a girl who worked her way through college in the dominatrix industry. “It was about a free trip to Chicago and $50 a day that I stretched to $500. I ate lobster and filet mignon in […]

Letter to the Editor: End peace talks

When 25 Israelis were killed last weekend by three suicide bombers, the Palestinian Authority signaled they were no longer partners for peace with Israel. Rather, the PA believes the only way there can be peace is if Israel is destroyed and replaced with a Palestinian state, which they claim is their right. They shed their […]

Inside Our Pages: Reporting deaths tough on writers

Student deaths are without question the hardest stories for a student newspaper to report. Balancing our duty to cover important events that affect GW with a responsibility to respect ramifications of making a private life public is a judgement game that will never completely satisfy all readers. The Hatchet generally places stories about deaths of […]