January 24, 2002

Volume 98, Issue 39

Stories from the January 24, 2002 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Opinion: SA OK in practice

In response to the blaring staff editorial “Politics as usual” in the Jan. 14 edition of The Hatchet, all I can say is that I am disappointed. Being a member of the Student Association does not get you the pretty girl or a big wad of cash. Being a member of the SA gives people […]

Experts discuss CNN’s impact on government

CNN and its impact on government decisions took center stage Wednesday morning at the Brookings Institution. GW political communication professor Steven Livingston joined government officials and journalists to discuss the effect of round-the-clock news coverage on the public and policymakers. Joined by former Secretary of State Lawrence Eagleburger, CNN Senior Correspondent Judy Woodruff and Claus […]

Forum: Tax relief, not tax hike

Sen. Edward Kennedy (D-Mass.) is the latest in a string of Democrats to criticize President George W. Bush’s tax cut plan from last May. Kennedy and many in the media would have us believe the president is somehow seeking to destroy the entire nation, except for his wealthiest supporters. Such discussion of the president’s tax […]

Crime Report

Harassment 01/17/02 – Aston Hall No identifiable suspect Closed Liquor Law Violation 01/18/02 – Hall on Virginia Avenue Referred to SJS Closed 01/20/02 – New Hall Referred to SJS Closed 01/20/02 – 21st and H streets N.W. Referred to SJS Closed 01/21/02 – 20th and G streets N.W. Referred to SJS Closed 01/21/02 – Mitchell […]

Crossfire host talks politics with students

CNN political commentator Bill Press talked tax cuts and pick-up lines with about 100 students Wednesday night in the Hippodrome to promote and sign copies of his new book, “Spin This.” The book is based on the once popular CNN program “The Spin Room” and covers people’s creative perspective or “spin” on issues like politics, […]

Hatchet Entertainment Listings

Hatchet Reviews 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 Theater Kennedy Center AMC Union Station 50 Massachusetts Ave. N.E. (703) 998-4262 Black Hawk Down (R) Fri.-Sat. 12:45, 3:25, 4:00, 6:40, 7:20, 10:00, […]

Humor is Nir: Why we love pets

I lost my dog. It was a Saturday afternoon during vacation and I decided to go on a stroll through Central Park in Manhattan with my dad. It was a pleasant way to while away the hours bonding with my father. As we sauntered through the greenery, careful to avoid stubbing our toes on syringes […]

Letter: Fan of the city

I read with interest The Hatchet’s story on the increase in number of applicants for next year’s freshman class, as I am one of the more than 10,000 applicants (“GW applicants increase,” Oct. 25). While some might be, I am not surprised by this phenomenon for what I think are two very important reasons. The […]