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.

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 […]

Medical program ranks high

Ranked second in the country by U.S. News and World Report, GW’s Physician Assistant Program is leading the way in the medical world by relieving overburdened medical personnel and reaching out to communities. Program officials said that while it has been ranked No. 2 for three consecutive years, they “don’t think about it.” “Rank is […]

Paintball club heads to World Cup

For most GW students, going to a nearby field with some friends and shooting everyone in sight would land them in prison. But for the players on the GW club paintball team, it has given them a chance to compete in a World Cup game. The Colonial Fury, GW’s club paintball team, is one of […]

Club G-Dub: Monthly Club Sports Round-up

Rugby The Women’s Rugby team is 2-0 after beating Mary Washington College last weekend 10-5. Mary Washington struck first in the A-side game, but junior flanker Mimi Bienia scored a try to tie it at five apiece. Senior second row Rachel Friede scored the game-winning try making it 10-5. Freshman rookies Ellain Gelman, Sarah Henderson […]

Staff editorial: Protect students from identity theft

Identity theft is one of the fastest growing crimes in the country, yet GW continues to use students’ Social Security numbers for identification. This system should be considered an immediate security threat that puts more and more students at risk for identity theft. Students worried about their identity being stolen can change their student identification […]

Op-Ed: Protesters miss big picture

While I appreciate the fervor with which many of this year’s globalization protesters voiced their views, they fail to see the larger picture and instead resort to the seemingly the last acceptable form of bigotry left – America bashing. I acknowledge that some people give voice to important issues and can proudly point to certain […]

Letter: Don’t sit on sidelines

Last Saturday, my plans were ruined because the police broke up the party I was going to just as I arrived. Sad and frustrated about the night’s failure, my friends and I wandered down to the Georgetown/GW shuttle bus to head home. As we waited, a visibly drunk and stumbling woman came walking down the […]