October 24, 2002

Volume 99, Issue 25

Stories from the October 24, 2002 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

That’s right Ashcroft, They’re Naked

Mark Twain’s words couldn’t be more pertinent when discussing art and its preeminent detractors. “Out of Context – A View from the Hill” is the transfixing new art exhibit on display in D.C.’s Zenith Gallery. Artists Raymond Wiger and David Morgan present a tonal ultimatum to the United States Senate, offering pieces directly responding to […]

Humor column: I guess today was a good day

It began as a typical enough Tuesday night. I had been up 38 straight hours studying for the day’s exams and was enjoying a soothing World Series baseball game made even better than usual by the lack of sleep, which was causing me to hallucinate that the Red Sox and Giants were battling it out […]

Sniper suspects in custody, police say

Posted 2:36 p.m. Oct. 25 by Carolyn Polinsky U-WIRE (DC BUREAU) (U-WIRE) WASHINGTON–Police believe they have caught two men responsible for the Washington, D.C. area sniper attacks that have terrorized residents for the past three weeks and drawn national and international attention. The suspects are John Allen Muhammad, 41, a Persian Gulf War Army veteran […]

BAR BELLE: ‘I Swear I’m not Married’

Front Page 1333 New Hampshire Ave, NW Getting in: Carded at the door Dress: Business casual to barely care Cover: None “So what time do you want to go out? Eleven, 11:30?” I asked, making Thursday plans. “I have to be in bed by 12. Let’s go at eight.” That’s the demand of my friend […]

Op-Ed: Do not equate Iraq with the war on terror

The recent car bombing on the Indonesian Resort Island of Bali demonstrates why we should be worrying about the “war on terror” and not Iraq. With regards to Iraq, what has changed in the past five years? Nothing, Hussein still tries to develop weapons of mass destruction. He still brutally oppresses his people and he […]

Wellstone dies in plane crash, election days away

Posted 3:15 p.m. Oct. 27 by Bernard Pollack U-WIRE (DC BUREAU) (U-WIRE) WASHINGTON–Sen. Paul Wellstone (D-Minn.) died tragically on Friday morning when his small propeller plane crashed in Eveleth, Minnesota, killing eight people. Wellstone, a populist Democrat, spent his entire life working on behalf of his progressive ideas. Among those killed in the crash were […]

Letter: Community ‘eyes and ears’

The University Police Department would like to applaud the efforts of A. Chace Wessling, who took it upon herself, as a GW community member, to ensure the safety of another individual who might have been in danger. In the Oct. 3 editorial (“Don’t sit on the sidelines,” p.5), Wessling explains how she saw someone who […]

Letter: Saddam’s tool

By his recent activities – “providing estimates of the number of civilians needed to act as a human shield”(“Prof travels to Iraq,” Oct. 21, p.1) – professor Tom Nagy has proven himself a tool in the hands of Saddam Hussein. Despite his purported concern for Iraqi children, Nagy and his cohorts engaged in activities that […]

Staff editorial: No boundaries

As of fall 2003, students will find it easier to transfer credit from their local community college than from Oxford University, after GW stops accepting credit from non-affiliated study abroad programs. The Office of Study Abroad said they will only award credit for GW-affiliated study abroad programs starting in the fall. The University justifies this […]

Letter: Commend, don’t criticize

I was absolutely appalled to read the comment made by a student regarding professor Tom Nagy’s humanitarian mission (“Prof travels to Iraq,” Oct. 21, p.1). This so-called “highly partisan crusader who is trying to fill the minds of his students with blatant propaganda” is one of the few professors at this school that is so […]