September 26, 2002

Volume 99, Issue 17

Stories from the September 26, 2002 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

COLUMN: Students attend World Summit

Posted 11:52 a.m. Sept. 27 by Sam Milton U-WIRE (DC BUREAU) (U-WIRE) WASHINGTON – A few weeks ago, world leaders, grassroots activists, scientists, students and others gathered in Johannesburg, South Africa, for the World Summit on Sustainable Development. Much of the coverage that the summit received in the media focused on its shortcomings. Indeed, there […]

Americans debate if Saudi Arabia is friend or foe

Posted 11:45 a.m. Sept. 27 by Marcus Mrowka U-WIRE (DC BUREAU) (U-WIRE) WASHINGTON – As President George W. Bush continues his push for a war against Iraq, the United States faces the loss of a key Middle East ally — Saudi Arabia. Despite a long history of cooperation between the two nations, anti-American sentiment is […]

Protests aimed at shutting down D.C.

Posted 11:59 a.m. Sept. 27 by Carolyn Polinsky U-WIRE (DC BUREAU) (U-WIRE) WASHINGTON–In a church meeting room decorated with colorful paintings, children’s handprints and paintings of flower, trees, snowmen and the sun, political activists met on Thursday night-many dressed in dirty black sweatshirts and green combat pants- and discussed ways in which to shut down […]

INTERVIEW: Weeping with Jimmy Eat World

So you think they are a 12-year-old girl’s band? OK, we know they’re pretty guys, with sensitive eyes and passionate anthems about lost love. And maybe they’ve been riding the wave of MTV success, catering to the sensibilities of a nation obsessed with pop culture. So maybe the members of Jimmy Eat World are just […]

Jackie Chan gets butt kicked

“Nice rack,” the most repeated phrase in the new Jackie Chan and Jennifer Love Hewitt movie, actually fails to fulfill its connotative purpose. Used by Mr. Chan at Ms. Hewitt’s expense, it ultimately causes the audience to lose respect for both characters. The hackneyed early-‘90s phrase limps off the screen. The joke doesn’t reach its […]

Reese may be hot, but her movie is not

Once again Reese Witherspoon claims her position as America’s sweetheart. She delivers a more than enjoyable performance in her latest romantic comedy, Sweet Home Alabama. The film’s combination of Reese and her good-looking co-stars may place it in the “chick flick” section, yet the wit and humor of the South drag the movie out of […]

Warner scores four, knocks off American

Kim Warner’s four goals led the GW women’s soccer team over visiting American 4-2 Wednesday, ending the Colonials three-game losing streak and launching them into this weekend’s Atlantic 10 conference-opener on a high note. Warner, who now leads the team with eight goals on the season, “can at times do anything she wants,” GW head […]

Atlantic 10 round up

Men’s Soccer Standings* 1) Duquesne 2) Saint Joseph’s 3) Saint Bonaventure 4) GW, URI, Xavier (tie) Saint Bonaventure is the only A-10 team with an NSCAA/ Adidas top 25 ranking, ranked 12th in its first-ever appearance. The Bonnies (4-2) finished under .500 (6-12) last season, but with returning senior midfielders Daryn Keddell and John Phoumanny […]

Protesters to hit District

Protesters will bring a long list of grievances with the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund with them when they descend on the city this weekend. The demonstrations, which have been held at meetings of the international lending organizations since 1999, are an amalgamation of different causes under the catchall slogan “global justice.” Issues […]

GW preps for demonstrations

University officials said they are “pretty comfortable” that students will be safe during this weekend’s World Bank and International Monetary Fund protests. GW added 44 security officers in residence halls, academic and administrative facilities, but students should exercise caution and keep themselves out of potentially dangerous situations to ensure safety, officials said. GW hired security […]