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.

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 […]

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. […]