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.

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, […]

Curtains up!

It is eight o’clock in the evening and most students are studying at Gelman, grabbing a quick bite to eat at J Street or finding a way to procrastinate on their schoolwork. But in Buliding XX and on the fourth floor of the Marvin Center, students are sobbing, laughing uncontrollably and even screaming. The sounds […]

Column: Vexed in the city

Given the fact that we are at an academic institution, a hothouse of intellect, wisdom and learning, one would expect that every element of this great school would have been planned and implemented with a high degree of care. Throughout my year and a half here, I have born witness to the fact that this […]