February 28, 2002

Volume 98, Issue 49

Stories from the February 28, 2002 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Arts: Sorry Thurston, Josh Harnett says NO SEX for 40 Days and 40 Nights

Topless women, photocopied fannies, lesbian action, masturbation, handcuffs, pornography and fake orgasms .believe it or not, all can be found in “America’s first sex comedy without the sex.” In 40 Days and 40 Nights (Miramax), Josh Hartnett (Pearl Harbor) plays Matt Sullivan, a handsome but bitter 20-something recently dumped by the love of his life. […]

Around Campus

Larry king hosts Web cast from GW cardiac care lab Political commentator Larry King will host a live internet broadcast of a cardiac catheterization from the GW Hospital’s Cardiac Center Feb. 28 from 2-3 p.m. Physicians will also discuss new procedures and devices to open blocked arteries, including radiation treatment. A cardiac catheterization is an […]


Dream Where: 1350 Okie. St, NE Food: nope Dancing: you betcha Pluses: down right cool Minuses: can get pricey The Bar Belle apologizes for her brief respite. She needed a week to detox from a hard-played weekend. But baby, she’s back in the saddle again. A little dumber maybe, but it’s nothing a little gingko […]

Students assaulted by man on D.C. bus

Two students were assaulted by a man who appeared to be drunk and “delusional” on a D.C. Metrobus last week on their way to a Southeast D.C. elementary school. The students, tutors for GW’s Heads Up program, said the aid of an unidentified “Samaritan” helped them escape the incident unharmed. Forty-eight GW students travel to […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: PB race pits friends against one another

Generally regarded as a more low-key race, this year’s Program Board Executive Chair election pits friends against each other as three candidates vie for votes among the same peer group. Juniors Josh Bhatti, Ben Posner and Bryan Gless said they met while working for the PB last year. Bhatti scheduled concerts for the PB this […]

Breakfest is back in a big way at Old Ebbitt Grill

Old Ebbitt Grill 675 15th St., N.W. (between F and G streets) (202) 347-4801 Just once on a Sunday morning, roll out of bed and throw on something other than your sweatpants. The Old Ebbitt Grill offers a titillating array of breakfast preparations and lunch specialties. Sunday brunch is a popular weekly occurrence at this […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Election results delayed

Posted 6 a.m. March 1 Winners for the Student Association, Program Board and Marvin Center Governing Board elections will be announced at 10 a.m. Friday, election officials said at about 4 a.m. after hours of delays counting paper ballots. Expectations for a shorter vote-count process than recent years were dashed as Joint Elections Committee members […]

Staff editorial: Housing glitch

While GW’s first online housing lottery went off without catastrophe, Housing Services and the Community Living and Learning Center should have been better prepared to handle glitches that did occur. Students went most of the day without knowing which rooms were being taken, and at least a handful of students were booked to rooms that […]

Letter: Unilateral diplomacy

I was very pleased to read Nizar Wattad’s incisive and thought-provoking Feb. 25 Hatchet forum piece (“Israel’s perilous path to war”). Wattad has done the GW community a great service in bringing to light the Palestinian side of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, a side he correctly asserts is too often neglected or glossed over in this […]