November 7, 2002

Volume 99, Issue 29

Stories from the November 7, 2002 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Voters pick and choose higher education measures

Posted 6:20 p.m. Nov. 10 by Carolyn Polinsky U-WIRE (DC BUREAU) (U-WIRE) WASHINGTON–Fifteen states voted on referendums relating to higher education during last Tuesday’s elections which will allow for a variety of new measures affecting colleges and universities to take place across the country. The changes range from additional funding for educational facilities in Alaska […]

Hatchet to launch Colonials Basketball homepage Monday

Want to ask Karl Hobbs a question after the big game? Want up-to-the-minute news on Colonials basketball before it goes to print? GW basketball fans will soon have all of the above as the Hatchet launches its all-new, interactive Colonials Basketball homepage Monday on GWHATCHET.com. The new addition to the Hatchet’s website will include game […]

INTERVIEW: Michael Moore thinks you’re stupid

Writhing in bed, I snort as my chest convulses, snot dripping on the sheets. This is the flu that Michael Moore gave me. No mixed metaphor here, the man fielded questions and criticisms and managed to maintain his sharp dry wit all while coughing on this lowly reporter. His politics are like a disease (this […]

SA probes suspect documents

The investigative arm of the Student Association is examining a series of questionable expense reports by Sen. J.P. Blackford (G-SEAS) for alleged offenses that may lead to his removal from the student government. The office of Judicial and Legislative Affairs began an investigation Wednesday into an expense report Blackford filed on behalf of the Engineers’ […]

INTERVIEW: Bill Maher thinks American’s are gluttonous pigs

It’s 6 a.m., way past bedtime. He’d like to lie down, but instead Bill Maher pours over another page of scathing commentary. As long as Americans are idiots, Maher will have plenty of work to do, at least that’s the way he sees it. His days of ticking away the hours with celebrities and big-name […]

WEB EXTRA: CLLC recruits CFs

Offering perks like free housing and a $4,600 stipend, GW is currently recruiting community facilitators for the next school year. A year-long commitment, University officials said CF retention has increased recently after a string of resignations two years ago. Last year, about 265 students applied to fill the 76 available CF positions. Community Living and […]

Is Eminem a master thespian? You decide

8 Mile by Lauren Spitzer 4 Hatchets Eminem goes back to his impoverished roots, playing “Bunny Rabbit” in his first major motion picture 8 Mile. With a strong supporting cast, Curtis Hanson (L.A. Confidential) successfully directs 8 Mile, promoting Eminem as both musician and actor. The film is set in Eminem’s real-life hometown, Detroit. The […]

WEB EXTRA: Mayoral election draws little interest

While most students said they voted absentee for their hometown candidates, current Mayor Anthony Williams victory over Republican candidate Carol Schwartz in Tuesday’s mayoral election in the District went virtually unnoticed to most on GW’s campus. Though most students aren’t residents of the city, voter registration laws allow students to use absentee-applications in order to […]

Crime Report

Credit Card Fraud 11/1- Off campus Case open An individual reported to UPD that someone had attempted to make purchases with a credit card she lost in a taxi. 11/1- Off campus Case open A student’s stolen credit card was used to make several purchases. 10/31- Madison Hall Case open An individual notified UPD that […]