April 18, 2002

Volume 98, Issue 60

Stories from the April 18, 2002 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

D.C. protest organizers hold training sessions

Posted 4:03 p.m. April 22 by Marcus Mrowka U-WIRE (DC BUREAU) (U-WIRE) WASHINGTON – Before the anti-war and pro-Palestinian protestors hit the streets of Washington, D.C., on April 20, event organizers and experts held a number of training workshops on nonviolence protest, legal training and media training. The workshops were held in local churches and […]

Staff editorial: A call to UPD

There have been two armed robberies on or near campus in the past two weeks – an alarming fact, but one that is not totally shocking on such an urban campus. But what is alarming is the lack of information the University Police Department is willing to provide students when these and other serious crimes […]

Gonzaga U. lawyers defend school from FERPA violation allegations

Posted 2:35 p.m. April 29 by Robbie Friedman U-WIRE (DC BUREAU) (U-WIRE) WASHINGTON – The boundaries of the Family Educational Privacy and Rights Act came under scrutiny during a Supreme Court hearing last week as lawyers for Gonzaga University defended school officials against allegations from a former student who wants the right to sue the […]

U-WIRE: Experts explore hangover cure

(U-WIRE) DURHAM, N.C. – They are one of the great mysteries of college life, the seemingly unavoidable result of a night of drinking: hangovers. Everyone offers a remedy – from coffee to multivitamins – but no one has found a cure. Although there is no proven antidote, there are steps people can take before, during […]

Report warns U.S. prisons overcrowded

Posted 9:21 p.m. April 15 by Shaphan Marwah U-WIRE (DC BUREAU) (U-WIRE) WASHINGTON – Prisons nationwide are overcrowded, and it is getting worse, according to a prison report released last week that shows a record increase of federal inmates last year. The Bureau of Justice Statistics, which releases findings about prison populations twice a year, […]

Hart murmurs: Making something happen here

It all started on a warm April day in those innocent days of 2000, when movie tickets cost $9.00 and Marc Rich was just a twinkle in Bill Clinton’s eye. I was frolicking in my backyard Jacuzzi in Lexington, Mass., with Ashley Judd and Natalie Portman. As I politely asked Ashley to pass the Courvosier […]

Women’s collage travels to D.C.

Posted 9:28 p.m. April 15 by Rati Bishnoi U-WIRE (DC BUREAU) (U-WIRE) WASHINGTON- Kickboxing, inspirational messages and oh yeah, don’t forget the mango mania smoothie. Stress relief was the call of the day as the first ever National Confidence Collage for College Women visited George Washington University this week. Undergraduate men and women entered the […]

Letters: Aware of fee

In response to the April 15 staff editorial (“Paying for Prestige”), I would like to know why the editorial board thinks School of Media and Public Affairs students do not know why they are getting charged the extra fees. Being an electronic media major, I am constantly exposed to the vast improvements of the electronic […]

Sizzling singer for the Anniversary chats with the Hatchet

I am sick like you wouldn’t believe – snotting and sneezing backstage in D.C.’s 9:30 club. Down the hall, cowering against the wall, Adrienne Verhoeven, keyboardist and singer for up-and-coming rock act The Anniversary, nurses me back to health. Intoxicatingly beautiful and possessing a pleasant disposition, Verhoeven is definitely a charmer. Her technique of mothering […]

Students denied entry at speech

Five Arab students were turned away from a speech at Hillel Friday because Hillel Director Simon Amiel said he thought their comments would “create a ruckus.” The students said one Palestinian man, who has a pale complexion, entered Hillel and was told the speakers – three Israeli Defense Force soldiers – were delayed. He returned […]