November 18, 2002

Volume 99, Issue 32

Stories from the November 18, 2002 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Beatnuts give MC some rhythm

More than 600 students from area universities along with D.C. residents piled into the Marvin Center Grand Ballroom Saturday night to hear a live performance from the Beatnuts, an alternative hip-hop group. Flying in from their home in Austin, Texas, the Beatnuts riled up the crowd of fans with such popular songs as “Yo yo […]

Around the Nation

U. Akron shooting worries students (U-WIRE) KENT, Ohio – Police shot and killed a man armed with a .45-caliber handgun who was carrying around a backpack containing a machete, a .40-caliber handgun and ammunition at the University of Akron Tuesday. Thomas Tremko Jr., a former University of Akron janitor, holed himself up in a bathroom […]

Weapons inspectors return to Iraq

Posted 7:36 p.m. Nov. 18 by Rati Bishnoi U-WIRE (DC BUREAU) (U-WIRE) WASHINGTON–U.N. weapons inspectors returned to Iraq Monday after a four-year hiatus, to resume biological, chemical and nuclear weapons inspections after Iraq accepted U.S. backed U.N. Resolution 1441 last Wednesday. Chief U.N. inspector Hans Blix and Mohamed ElBaradei flew to Baghdad accompanied by twenty […]

Class examines Georgetown tourism

A class of GW students are applying what they learned in Foggy Bottom and working to make Georgetown a tourism hot spot. The goal of the three-credit class, Travel Marketing Communications, is to look at the community of Georgetown and develop ideas and plans for how to sell the neighborhood as a “destination within a […]

Staff editorial: Right idea, wrong time

The newest group of Alpha Epsilon Pi hopefuls runs the same risk of other fraternities recently denied University recognition. Members of this group, already well into the colonization process, must be careful to follow IFC procedures if they want to come onto GW’s campus, even if it means waiting a year or more before doing […]

Letters to the editor

Misdiagnosis To assert that terrorism is a direct byproduct of poverty as Lyndsay Thompson did in “Saving the next generation”(Nov. 14, p. 6) is a misdiagnosis of the problem. According to UN statistics, over a billion people around the world live in similar and often worse conditions than the Palestinians described in Ms. Thompson’s article […]

Supreme Court hears arguments on sex offender cases

Posted 7:33p.m. Nov. 18 by Marcus Mrowka U-WIRE (DC BUREAU) (U-WIRE) WASHINGTON–The Supreme Court heard oral arguments last Wednesday for two cases that will determine to what extent states can go in publishing information about sex offenders to the public. The cases involve sex offender registries in Connecticut and Alaska which were created as part […]

Portrait of an artist

Utopia, a small, artsy restaurant in Adams Morgan, currently houses the work of a rising young artist who unveiled his first “professional” art exhibit Tuesday at 8 p.m. Although this is the first time the public has been able to see his artwork, junior Ross Smirnoff has already made a name for himself at GW. […]

Defeated Democrats approve Bush’s judicial nominees

Posted 6:25 p.m. Nov. 19 by Bernard Pollacl U-WIRE (DC BUREAU) (U-WIRE) WASHINGTON–Two weeks after Republicans recaptured the Senate, President George W. Bush has succeeded in gaining support for his judicial nominees from key Democratic members of the Senate Judiciary Committee. The nominations of Dennis Shedd, a federal judge in South Carolina and Michael McConnell, […]