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.

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 […]

Around Campus

Drunk driver hits car on campus A fender-bender on 21st and G streets resulted in the arrest of one individual for drunk driving Wednesday night. The incident occurred at 7:15 p.m. outside the Hall of Government building. A female driver hit another individual’s car and tried to flee the scene, said Officer Richard Carter of […]

Greek Briefs

Alpha Delta Pi raises money for Ronald McDonald House Alpha Delta Pi raises money for Ronald McDonald House The Alpha Delta Pi sorority held its annual “Jail ‘n Bail” event last Thursday. During the course of the week, all GW community members had a chance to “jail” their friends. Alpha Delta Pi member Jenny Mashberg […]

Elevator stopages increase

Elevator stoppages are on the rise, with 107 cases of students getting stuck in elevators since January, a 35 percent increase from last year, according to October University Police Department statistics. Facilities Management officials said they are looking to replace elevators in problem buildings but have yet to receive funding. Project Manager for Facilities Management […]

Election fever hits campus

Hundreds of GW students packed the Hippodrome Tuesday night for an election night bash sponsored by the Program Board. Students waded in a pool of leather couches and folding chairs to keep watch on the latest election results pouring in from across the nation on CNN and the Fox News Channel. The crowd was a […]