October 28, 2002

Volume 99, Issue 26

Stories from the October 28, 2002 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Students get down at Diva Ball

About 70 people, dressed in costumes like Britney Spears, danced the night away at the GW Out Crowd’s first annual Diva Ball Friday in the Marvin Center ballroom. All gay, straight and bi-sexual members of the GW community and area high school students were invited to the Diva Ball via e-mail and posters to throw […]

Around Campus

Experts discuss new world of terror Political science and international affairs professor Henry Nau and University of Chicago professor John Mearsheimer will discuss American foreign policy questions Wednesday from 6-7:30 p.m. The two professors will speak in the Marvin Center ballroom about issues concerning the war against global terrorism and potentially Iraq. The event is […]

Seniors drink up at Oktoberfest

More than 450 seniors flooded the Marvin Center’s third floor terrace Thursday night for GW’s second annual senior Oktoberfest; renewing old connections over beer, bratwurst and a backdrop of a three-piece band wearing lederhosen. The event, run by the Senior Class Gift Campaign and funded by the Office of Advancement, was deemed a success by […]

Around D.C.

Police arrest three in sniper case With ten people dead and three wounded, 42-year-old John Muhammad and 17-year-old John Lee Malvo were arrested early Thursday morning in Frederick County, Md. The two were found asleep in a blue 1990 Chevrolet Caprice across from a rest stop. Authorities found a Bushmaster XM15 .223 caliber rifle in […]

Moore discusses globalization

Posted 5:36 p.m. Oct. 28 by Rati Bishnoi U-WIRE (DC BUREAU) (U-WIRE) WASHINGTON–If the anti-IMF/World Bank movement could have a personified nemesis, Michael Moore very well might be it. Moore is one of the strongest advocates of the international trade movement and its bed fellow globalization, perhaps because for years he has spearheaded the institution […]

Greeks compete for title

More than 500 members of the Greek-letter community competed in Greek Week festivities last week, pitting the 11 recognized fraternities and eight sororities against each other in athletic and dramatic competitions. Phi Sigma Sigma and Sigma Phi Epsilon won the category of overall best sorority and fraternity, respectively. Kappa Sigma member senior Jon Roberts won […]

Food for thought

The air temperature has turned from hot and humid to crisp and cool. Thoughts of apple cider and pumpkins come to mind. Besides being cut into jack-o-laterns, pumpkins also have several culinary uses like eating the seeds or making soup, tortellini, pie, ice cream and cookies. These cookies are a great way to celebrate fall, […]

Anti-war protesters converge in District

Tens of thousands of protesters, including more than 100 GW undergraduates, law students and professors, peacefully gathered on a soggy, muddy National Mall Saturday to voice their opposition to a possible U.S. war with Iraq. The demonstration, organized chiefly by International Act Now to Stop War and Racism, a coalition of anti-war groups, drew nearly […]

Halloween 101

Beneath the beauty and serenity of the White House, the monuments and the Potomac River there is an imminent darkness. Here remain tales of history that are usually left out of brochures and walking tours. Among the government figures and residents are countless ghosts that call Washington, D.C. their home. Inside the White House, Abigail […]

SA senators discuss impeachment

Student Association senators are investigating alleged finance violations by SA President Phil Robinson that could be grounds for impeachment. Robinson said he is “perplexed” by the Senate’s actions concerning a $200 expenditure, for which a form lacked proper signatures. The May Expenditure Authorization Form was for a dinner at the University Club with Presidential Administrative […]