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.

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 […]

4-RIDE use at record high

University Police Department officials said they are attempting to cope with record 4-RIDE use, as more than 9,000 students used the University escort service in September, the highest monthly volume in 4-RIDE history. The number represents a significant increase from last September, when 6,500 people used 4-RIDE, according to UPD statistics released last week. UPD […]

BAR BELLE: 21 on 21, or how to corrupt a newly ordained drinker

Marshall’s Bar and Grille 2524 L St NW Dress: Casual Cover: None Carded: At the bar My night ended up where most 21st birthday parties end up, in the toilet. Fortunately, it wasn’t me throwing up. You’ll be surprised to hear, dear reader, that I the Bar Belle was the responsible one this particular evening. […]

Letters to the editor

Appalling advertisement I am shocked and appalled by the blatant deception spoon-fed to me and my fellow GW students and by how intellectually handicapped organizations out there deem the students of this institution, supposedly of higher learning, to be. I am referring to the recent Campus Truth advertisement emblazoned across the back page of the […]

Everyone is better than Dave Mathews, except Coolio

Bwb Groovin’ 4 Hatchets You know that really deep and sensual voice you hear in a candlelit room with an open bottle of champagne resting on the fireplace mantle? Sexual things are about to happen. This CD plays to that feel with a bit of jazz-like flare. With an arsenal of all instrumentals and no […]

Staff editorial: Going down

The price of residence hall rooms is often much more than the cost of equitable off-campus housing, however, the University is less accountable to students than building managers are to tenants. Yet, GW neglects maintaining basic building amenities that would be expected in apartments that charge less per square foot. It is unclear where the […]

SA Notes

SA works on legislation to curb corruption Senators in the Rules Committee worked on developing bylaw changes that would, according to the legislation, ensure that “no conflict of interest exists on the Finance Committee.” Senator Mark Hershfield (Law) originally proposed the bylaw changed following the $50,000 budget shortfall that occurred earlier in the semester. In […]

GW rusty in exhibition loss

The good news is that it was only an exhibition game. The bad news is that it was an exhibition of sloppiness for the women’s basketball team, which suffered a 69-67 loss to the Hungarian team Zala Volan in front of 341 at the Smith Center Tuesday night. Trailing by two points with nine seconds […]

Games, beer and wings

1. Summers 1520 N. Courthouse Rd. Arlington, Va. Close to the Courthouse Metro stop, Summers has a sports bar and a restaurant, with televisions in both areas. The sports bar gives a good view of every game on good-sized televisions. The seating setup does not make you feel too crowded. The restaurant area has only […]