September 30, 2002

Volume 99, Issue 18

Stories from the September 30, 2002 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

A afternoon stroll in the nation’s capital

Posted 2:53 p.m. Sept. 30 by Rati Bishnoi U-WIRE (DC BUREAU) (U-WIRE) WASHINGTON–It was one of those beautiful Washington D.C. days. The kind where the wind gently ruffles the flags around the Washington Monument before it glides through your hair and the sheer brightness of the sun makes everything seem possible. On days like these […]

Battle of the sexes

Q: I have a guy friend who lives halfway across the world who calls and e-mails me all the time to tell me that he loves me and wants to travel with me when I get out of school. Now that I’m a senior, I really don’t know what to do. Should I travel with […]

Torricelli drops out of Senate race

Posted 8:33 p.m. Sept. 30 by Patrick W. Higgins U-WIRE (DC BUREAU) (U-WIRE) WASHINGTON–With a mere 36 days until the mid-term Senate elections, Sen. Robert Torricelli (D-N.J.) has withdrawn himself from the race in the wake of allegations of ethical wrongdoing-a move that threatens the Democrats slight led over Republicans in the Senate. “I will […]


A Guardian Angel, a self-proclaimed “safety patrol officer,” took an American flag that anarchists were burning Saturday. Protestors wanted the flag back and a small skirmish ensued in Franklin Park during the World Bank protests.

INTERVIEW: Sexy Rock and Rolling with OK GO

Interrogation style. It feels more like I’m the one being questioned. A splitting blue-yellow light radiates, across my eyes as I feel across the table, grasping for a hand. So this is the world of a rock star. Sure there’s sex drugs, and all that; but there’s also people watching you all day, every day. […]

Turnout Lower for Second Day of Protests

Posted 2:47 p.m. Sept. 30 by Marcus Mrowka U-WIRE (DC BUREAU) (U-WIRE) WASHINGTON – Police packed the streets of Washington, D.C., for the second day in a row, waiting for thousands of expected protesters who failed to appear. D.C. Metropolitan Police had prepared to do battle with up to 20,000 protesters on the second day […]

Feeling artsy? Pierre Bonnard’s the man

Years ago Duncan Phillips, original proprietor of the Phillips Collection described Pierre Bonnard as the “true descendent of the sensuous Renoir, but more sophisticated, less robust and normal.” These idolatrous words, while thematically in keeping with both artists’ styles, make too broad an assertion, selling short one painter and discounting his impression on the medium. […]

GW community works to enhance campus safety

“Be alert. Walk with confidence and purpose. Be aware of your surroundings – know who’s out there and what’s going on. Trust your instincts – if a situation or place makes you feel uncomfortable or uneasy, leave.” These tips are just a few suggestions of ways to avoid becoming a crime victim from the Metropolitan […]

Photographers abused and arrested

Police Academy, SW Saturday, Sept. 27 1:13 p.m. They removed my handcuffs. My hands are free to slip the laces back into my shoes. I grab my wallet out of the clear police evidence bag and stick it into my back pocket. I just spent 26 hours in police custody, handcuffed – just for doing […]

She’s got rhythm, she’s got music

*Beep* “Hi, my name is Myrna, and I have money for you. I know you want to buy Middle C Music, I’m interested too. Call me.” A few hours earlier, GW classical guitar professor Myrna Sislen had been working out in Tenleytown, part of her daily routine. She ran into a fellow musician on her […]