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.

The Full Nelson: A beautiful mind… with final complaints

And now what you’ve all been waiting for. part two of my NFL/ GW thoughts. Thought 4: The much-hyped combo of Al Michaels and John Madden has been excellent this year, much to my surprise. I had written Madden off a few years ago during a Cowboys game when he started to measure the sweat […]

Around the Nation

Study says sperm fights depression among college women (U-WIRE) NEW YORK – Semen may be a natural “upper” and its effect may be addictive, according to a recent study of sexually active college women. The study, conducted at the State University of New York at Albany, found women having sex without condoms were less depressed […]

Swimmers split JMU meet

The GW women’s swimming team edged out host James Madison for a one-point win Friday, while the men fell to JMU 127-107. After winning the last two events of the meet, the women took the victory 120-119. Sophomore Kirsten Rasmuson led the women with first place finishes in the 50 freestyle and the 100 breaststroke, […]

Rev. Jesse Jackson speaks against possible war

Civil rights leader and minority advocate Rev. Jesse Jackson called military intervention in Iraq “real dangerous” after speaking before tens of thousands of protesters on the Mall Saturday. One of dozens of speakers for the International Act Now to Stop War and Racism coalition, Jackson said after his speech that he hopes the government reconsiders […]

Water polo goes winless at Air Force Invite

The GW men’s water polo team ended its regular season with four straight losses at the Air Force Invite in high-altitude Colorado Springs, Co., dropping all four tournament games last weekend. Junior Pat Dodge led the Colonials and was named to the all-tournament team. GW head coach Scott Reed said his team played well despite […]

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 […]