April 11, 2002

Volume 98, Issue 58

Stories from the April 11, 2002 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Staff editorial: Easy access

No one can dispute the challenges faced by disabled GW faculty members, students and staff every day. Although many of the University’s buildings and facilities are wheelchair-accessible, there is much more that needs to be done to make life better for the disabled. Reports from disabled students paint a picture of a University that is […]

NEWS BRIEF:FTP rallies for Alaskan wildlife

More than a dozen students from GW’s Free the Planet demonstrated at Upper Senate Park Wednesday to urge senators to protect the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge from drilling. A bill that would authorize oil drilling in a section of ANWR passed the House in August and is up for Senate vote this week. Four senators […]

GW disabled denied access

Junior Faith Jensen presses the button for the elevator outside the ground level of the Marvin Center. Unable to open the door, she turns in her wheelchair and leaves. Jensen says her next move is usually a phone call to Marvin Center operations. She talks to Mike Brown, the building’s maintenance director, or another employee […]

NEWS BRIEF: B.E.T. announces GW Busta Rhymes concert

Although the Program Board has remained tight-lipped about this year’s Spring Fling concert, a Black Entertainment Television broadcast Wednesday announced a Busta Rhymes show at GW that day, April 27. Program Board organizers said they are securing street permits for H Street because the event falls during the law school’s reading week, bumping it from […]

SA disputes drug question

GW students are joining others around the nation in fighting a law that strips them of financial aid for past or current drug offenses. Question 35 on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid form asks students if they have been convicted of possessing or selling illegal drugs while over the age of 18 (tobacco […]

The Film Buffs: Seven

Long Story Short: A psychotic serial killer murders his victims according to the Seven Deadly Sins, apparently misinterpreting the Sixth Commandment. Alan Says: Seven (New Line Cinema) is one of the most gruesome and depressing movies I have ever seen. The story moves slowly, it’s always raining in the background and there is very little […]

Post, residents miss GW story

In a new spin to an old dispute, Chris Shea’s April 7 article “Building the Imperial University” appeared in The Washington Post Magazine Sunday discussing resident’s quips in the dispute between GW and Foggy Bottom over GW’s expansion. In an ongoing dispute, residents in the article contend that the University has become an “objectionable” presence […]

Filling fare found at southern belle

Great atmosphere and top-notch food make Georgia Brown’s an enjoyable dining experience for any occasion. Located at 15th and K streets, this southern belle serves up fresh dishes and deliciously creative cocktails. This chic and trendy restaurant has a creatively decorated dining room, adorned with funky furniture and a canopy of branches spanning the ceiling. […]

Neighbors misunderstood

It is unfortunate that members of the GW community are so quick to judge our Foggy Bottom neighbors, when few actually take the time to meet these people and listen to their side of the story. Our neighbors are an invaluable resource of information that everyone, particularly students, should take advantage of. The residents of […]

BAR BELLE: The Bar Crawl

Where: lots o’ places Getting in: Easy, if you’re 21 Prices: Specials everywhere Food: bring your own Dancing: only in the streets Pluses: drinkin’ in the afternoon This weekend shall never be forgotten. It was the weekend of the Bar Belle’s inaugural crawl. She didn’t think she was going make it because the cherry blossoms […]