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.

Farmer’s market hits Kogan Plaza

Hundreds of students, faculty and Foggy Bottom residents descended upon Kogan Plaza to enjoy an array of vegetables, fruits and hand-made goods at the Farmer’s Market Wednesday. Organizer Josh Singer called the turnout “unbelievable,” hailing the event as a “great success.” Singer added that most of the vendors did well at the market, peddling their […]

Study abroad office to cut nonaffiliated programs

Study abroad officials said this week that GW will stop accepting academic credit from programs unaffiliated with the University next fall. Encouraging students to use GW-affiliated study abroad programs will ensure “academic quality” for students, Study Abroad Director Lynn Leonard said. She added that the office plans to add options to current affiliated programs to […]

Freshman hit by MPD cruiser

A Metropolitan Police cruiser struck a female freshman while she was crossing 23rd Street near 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 few stitches above her left eye and a cut on her leg but was still awaiting additional […]

Neighbors project joins community and students

While this weekend’s “Make A Difference Day” is a chance for students to help the community, many students perform community service year round through GW service organizations such as Neighbors Project. Neighbors Project operates out of the Office of Community Service, which also runs “Make a Difference Day,” and has encouraged many students to take […]

GW suit to be heard in US appeals court

The U.S. Court of Appeals will hear a GW appeal against D.C. zoning restrictions Thursday, including a provision forcing the University to house all freshmen and sophomores on campus. The court will hear appeals from both the D.C. and GW representatives after a district court ruled in a split decision in April. After failing to […]

TGI Fridays to take Debit Dollars

T.G.I Friday’s resumed its usual practice of accepting Debit Dollars on Tuesday and is negotiating with the University over $7,000 in lost revenue. Friday’s stopped accepting Debit Dollars at the end of last semester when the restaurant’s Debit Dollars machine broke, but now General Manager John Faison said the machine is working and the University […]

INTERVIEW: Johnny Knoxville’s ‘mile of cock’

“I was asleep on the couch one day and (my dad) got a hot dog and ran it through my mouth. When I woke up he acted like he was zipping his pants.” Thus ends the search for the source of Johnny Knoxville’s crude humor and violently slapstick comedy. As Knoxville explained in a recent […]

Drug busts increase

Three times as many students have been evicted this year from University housing for drug possession compared to about this time last year. Twelve individuals have lost housing for drug violations as of last week, while four students were evicted by the first week of October last year, Student Judicial Services Director Rebecca Sawyer said. […]

Kiki and Herb: You new favorite transvestites

Imagine an old lounge singer strutting across stage trailing a silk scarf that conveniently covers her Adam’s apple. Her large blond wig is secured by a rhinestone-covered bow. Her accompanist is furiously pounding the keyboard. She looks into the audience, brings the purple-topped microphone to her lips and opens her mouth. “Wu-tang, motherfucker!” It is […]

Students form groups with SA funds

As a freshman last year, Graham Murphy decided to do what many GW students have considered doing but have never actually done. He started his own student organization. He formed The Out Crowd last year for students who are just “coming out of the closet.” “If you’re not proactive, you’re not going to get a […]