October 3, 2002

Volume 99, Issue 19

Stories from the October 3, 2002 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

INTERVIEW: Sparta Sucks and We Hate Them

So the guys were pretty nice, but their manager was definitely pissed. He wore a guarded smile, making no attempt to hide the anger in his eyes. “What are you doing up here. I said I’d meet you and bring you up.” “I, umm, well I . ” I had no response. I’d been shooting […]

Exercise sports activities expand

While most GW students are sleeping at 8 a.m. Tuesday and Thursday mornings, 15 barefoot students armed with wooden swords spar in a Japanese swordsmanship class at the K Gym on 23rd Street. To keep up with student interest, the Exercise and Sports Activities program added 20 one- and two-credit sports activities sections this semester, […]

BAR BELLE: I WILL drink and I WILL love it

Sign of the Whale 1825 M St., NW Carded: Somewhere in between the door and the bar Dress: Sweatpants are fine for a weekday When I was a freshman I had no problem going out Thursday, Friday and Saturday, resting Sunday, then going out Monday and Tuesday night. I could still wake up for class […]

SBPM readies to break ground

GW will be one of dozens of national universities to follow the trend of building new business schools when it breaks ground on the new School of Business and Public Management building Oct. 17. The facility, Ric and Dawn Duques Hall, will be located in the parking lot on 22nd St. between Funger and Madison […]

Oh you silly Cannibal you, put down that meat

He’s back. Sure, we stare wide-eyed, but are we still afraid? With The Silence of the Lambs, the director Jonathan Demme noticeably forced himself to wring every last bit out of his vision. The performances were pure and their surroundings were tortured into terror territory. Ridley Scott’s silly Hannibal was an abundance of luxuriant atmospherics […]

Around Campus

Students write e-mail, check schoolwork via mobile devices Students can now check their Webmail and Prometheus on internet-ready cell phones, PDAs and Pocket PCs after the University adopted a program allowing access without computers last week. The program is free for all students with the available equipment. Receiving and sending e-mail and using the “Syllabus” […]

SA Notes

SA announces student group allocations Sen. Dan Moss (SBPM-U) and the Senate Finance Committee announced initial student group allocations Monday. The Senate will allocate the largest sum to the Medical Center Student Council, set to receive $32,550 of the $403,007 given to groups . The SA allocated $24,045 to the Student Bar Association. The College […]

Greek Briefs

Fraternity hosts successful blood drive More than 60 students participated in a blood drive in Thurston Hall Monday sponsored by Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity and the American Red Cross. The Red Cross contacted the fraternity two weeks ago because of a recent blood shortage in D.C. and Sigma Phi Epsilon’s past participation in blood drives. […]

J Street workers vote for strike

Unionized dining workers voted Wednesday to strike if contract negotiations with Aramark, GW’s food service provider, continue to fall short of their needs. Local 25 union representatives characterized recent contract negotiations as going “horribly,” but said a strike is still their last resort. More than 90 percent of GW’s unionized workers supported the proposal. The […]

Gore challenges Bush’s stance on Iraq in D.C. speech

Posted 3:23 p.m. Oct. 4 by Alex Kingsbury U-WIRE (DC BUREAU) (U-WIRE) WASHINGTON – Former Vice President Al Gore, in his second major policy speech in as many weeks, challenged the President George W. Bush and his administration to address the nation’s economic woes before the mid-term elections. Speaking in Washington, D.C., the 2000 Democratic […]