October 21, 2002

Volume 99, Issue 24

Stories from the October 21, 2002 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

DCCD music store provides more than mainstream

DCCD 2423 18th St. NW Friday, Oct. 18 5 p.m. There has been a resurgence of rock n’ roll in pop culture. Bands beginning with “the” have been ruling radio and MTV for almost a year now – The Strokes, The White Stripes, The Hives and The Vines. The garage-rock look of vintage Ts, Chuck […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: MPD cruiser hits student crossing street

Posted 9:23 a.m. Oct. 23-A Metropolitan Police cruiser struck a female GW freshman who was crossing 23rd street near the GW Hillel Tuesday night at about 10:25 p.m. The Hall on Virginia Avenue resident, who was taken to GW Hospital by ambulance, received a slight scratch above her eye and a cut on her leg […]

Letter: Defining Shari’a

Katie Marts of GW’s Amnesty International is wrong in her wording (“Responsible activism,” Oct. 10, p. 4) – it is not Shari’a law that is condemning Amina Lawal to her death, but the patriarchy that is deeply embedded in her society. I wonder if Marts or other well-meaning activists like her even know the meaning […]

On the Radar

Sampling the diverse styles of the GW community is not an easy task. Styles and fashions among us span the tastes and looks of our student body. With each article of clothing we choose to put on we project a statement about who we are to the world. All of our past experiences, ethnicities, upbringings […]

Afghan foreign minister speaks at George Washington U.

Posted 8:34 p.m. Oct. 23 by Marcus Mrowka U-WIRE (DC BUREAU) (U-WIRE) WASHINGTON–Afghan Foreign Minister Dr. Abdullah Abdullah offered words of hope for the future of his developing country but urged continued international support during an address to students and faculty at The George Washington University Monday afternoon. Abdullah outlined plans for democratic elections, a […]

Letter: Paying $40k for education?

I think that everyone at this school has, at one time or another, uttered “I pay $40,000 a year for this school. Where is this money going?” I had to ask this question again when I was sitting in a computer science class in one of our swanky new Media and Public Affairs classrooms. My […]

Runners of all ages and abilities help to fight AIDS

As daylight breaks on Saturday and Sunday mornings and many students are just finding their way back home, hundreds of D.C. residents congregate at seven sites around the city. They are training to run 26.2 miles for the Marine Corps Marathon on Oct. 27 to raise money for AIDS research. By the time they cross […]

Pentagon memorial plans considered

Posted 12:10 p.m. Oct. 23 by Bernard Pollack U-WIRE (DC BUREAU) Architect Edwin Zawadzki watched the September 11th attacks from his apartment one block from the World Trade Center. Like many others, Zawadzki sought ways to turn such a horrific experience into something constructive. When he saw the chance to enter a contest to design […]

Battle of the sexes

Q: I want to try anal sex with my girlfriend but I’m not sure how to ask her because I don’t want her to get mad or upset with me. It’s just something I want to try, so what should I do? -Curious CHICK: My advice on this “intimate matter” really depends on how long […]

GW’s guide to non-alcholic fun

In most people’s minds the thought of college fun conjures up images of bars. But what happens when underage students do not have a usable fake ID, know a bouncer at the door or have another brilliant plan to get in? And what do students who are of legal age do for fun on the […]