May 2, 2002

Volume 98, Issue 65

Stories from the May 2, 2002 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Mitchell will keynote Law School Commencement

Posted 10:15 a.m. May 7- Senator George Mitchell (D-Maine), who developed U.S. policy about the Middle East, will keynote the Law School Commencement ceremony May 26. Mitchell served as chairman of an international committee that reported to former President Bill Clinton in May 2000 on how to end violence in the Middle East. The committee’s […]

Around Campus

Tau Kappa Epsilon to host Keg Olympics The Tau Kappa Epsilon and Theta Delta Chi fraternities will be sponsoring the second annual Keg Olympics Saturday. Senior Jason Blank, the event’s creator and organizer, said the games will raise money for Students Against Destructive Decisions for the second year. Blank, a member of Tau Kappa Epsilon […]

INTERVIEW: Hollywood pretty-boy fights compulsion to lie

Whispered conversations across the lunch table conjure illusions of grandeur, recognition and Hollywood success. Big plans burst from the mouths of little kids. Children get bigger, though, and sometimes so do their plans. Ben Affleck and schoolyard chum Matt Daemon have made their careers realizing the plans first scratched on notebooks and discussed together between […]

Senate upholds rejection of three Robinson appointees

The newly-elected Student Association Senate met Monday night to review President-elect Phil Robinson’s cabinet while the old Senate concluded its term Tuesday with last minute legislation. Senators reviewed Rules Committee decisions on Robinson’s appointees Monday. They agreed with the committee by approving 15 of 21 appointees and rejecting sophomore Dani Greenspan, freshman Graham Murphy and […]

Spider-man fails to transcend comics

Forty years after first appearing in a comic book, Spider-man (Sony) swings onto the screen amidst great excitement and anticipation. Through bankruptcies, lawsuits, director changes and even a Sept. 11 controversy over advertisements showing the World Trade Center, this film has prevailed, reaching the screen with a sequel already in the making. The film follows […]

Steiny signs off

I started writing this back in January. Back then I wasn’t such a procrastinator. I’m breaking my number one rule in column writing – there is nothing that irks me more than a column writer who writes about himself. But I’ve paid my dues, so deal with it. For five months my last statement has […]

Jazzin’ it up

It’s Friday. The noon sun shines down. One story below the sweltering concrete and asphalt of H Street, the cool blue notes of jazz creep their way to the surface. Every Friday for the past 16 years, a small group of faculty members and students from GW’s Department of Music has gathered to play a […]

INTERVIEW: Porn God Ron Jeremy heats up the Hatchet

Around the block, masses stand excitedly waiting for a glimpse of legend. Some might have thought that the president was making an appearance at Visions Cinema Bistro Lounge. That is, if conversation had not radiated through the air quipping about whether or not the special guest would whip out his “money-maker.” No, this was not […]

Staff editorial: Preventing rape

While Student Judicial Services processed more sexual assault cases this year than last year, experts remind us that this may not reflect an increase in actual incidents. The increase does indicate that campus culture may be changing to encourage more women to report sexual assaults and seek help when they occur. No matter what the […]