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.

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 […]


Cities Where: Adam’s Morgan Pluses: it’s fun with all your friends Minuses: expensive and small If any of you were around last year at this time you would be able to recall the visit to Caf? Japone. Well, it was around that time again for celebrating a very cool girl’s birthday. To quote last year’s […]

University awaits protests

As the city prepares for protests officials predict to be “the lightest in recent memory,” GW students get ready to demonstrate or observe the crowds. GW Action Coalition members plan to join rallies for peace and against the World Bank and International Monetary Fund Saturday and Sunday. GW will be open and operate on a […]

Scorsece hit makes it’s return to the big screen

Is it possible to feel nostalgic for a decade you never experienced? Either way, God bless Canada and the years between 1960 and 1976 for giving us The Band, and cheers to Martin Scorcese for giving us one of the best concert films ever made in The Last Waltz. It sounds a little sentimental and […]

Pro-Israel rally floods Capitol

About 250 GW students joined what has been called the largest support rally for Israel in U.S. history Monday, turning the Capitol lawn into a sea of people and blue and white Israeli flags. The more than 100,000 demonstrators stretched from the steps of the Capitol building to the Washington Monument to show solidarity with […]

Largest rally for Israel takes over Capitol

Posted 8:30 p.m. April 16 by Robbie Friedman U-WIRE (DC BUREAU) (U-WIRE) WASHINGTON – The Capitol was home to the largest reported support rally for Israel in America’s history Monday as nearly 200,000 pro-Israeli demonstrators filled the area surrounding the congressional headquarters. The immense crowds gathered for a solidarity meeting to voice their support for […]

Have a wet and wild night, it’s all legal

3 Hatchets Legal Seafoods 2020 K St., N.W. (202) 496-1111 Reservations: A good idea Attire: casual Price: $25-30 for an appetizer and entree Split open a fresh-from-the-oven roll, slurp up a cup of chowder, and slice the tender piece of fish you ordered from the impressive menu at Legal Seafoods. Located just two blocks from […]

Student suspended for assault

A GW freshman was removed from on-campus housing two weeks ago after being suspended for an October sexual assault he said he did not commit. The suspended student, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, said he is pressing charges against his accuser and GW for the allegations, which stem from an incident last fall […]

Blankvoort ties GW record

Thomas Blankvoort’s six-under-par (66) matched the lowest round in the history of Colonial golf. He won the Rehoboth Beach Invitational in Dover, Del., Monday, the final tournament before this weekend’s conference championship. GW finished sixth out of 14 teams with a 611, its best finish since a second-place finish at Yale April 1. “He’s really […]