November 21, 2002

Volume 99, Issue 33

Stories from the November 21, 2002 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Guest column: New face of extremism

Extremism, lies and shameless deceit – we educated Muslim activists have seen our fair share of it. We identify it, trace it back to the fringe, discredit it and move on. We have applied this to groups within our own faith over the past year or so since September 11. These days, however, we find […]

AT THE MOVIES: 007 takes on Ice Cube, hot girls surround them both

James Bond 007: Die Another Day By Lauren Spitzer 007 is back for number 20 in the Bond film series, this time adding new dimension to the action film. Director Lee Tamahori adds just the right touches to the latest James Bond movie, Die Another Day, while retaining the classic “Bond” characteristics that place the […]

Guest column: No nukes are safe nukes

Iraq’s possible possession of nuclear weapons has put a scare into every American. It is thought that a country that has used chemical and biological weapons in the past will not hesitate to use nuclear weapons, should they get their hands on them. Iraq could also facilitate the acquisition of nuclear weapons by terrorist groups, […]

UPD officer faces armed robbery charges

University Police said hiring policies will not change after a UPD officer was arrested for armed robbery this month. Terease Gooden, a three-year veteran of UPD, was arrested Nov. 4 by Prince George’s County Police and charged with two counts of armed robbery. University spokesman Bob Ludwig said Gooden’s employment was terminated Nov. 15 after […]

Crime Report

Drug Law Violation 11/15 Pelham Hall – 3:45 p.m. Case closed CLLC staff called University Police after smelling a “suspicious odor” on a floor. An administrative search found drug paraphernalia, which later tested positive for marijuana residue. Referred to SJS 11/15 Somers Hall – 1:05 a.m. Case closed University Police were called to the scene […]

A GW basketball reunion on the farm

At 4 a.m., a chartered bus makes its way down a dark, near-empty Interstate 81 in southern Virginia. Nearly everyone on board is sound asleep, but two former GW basketball standouts are wide awake, sharing their insight in between fighting for Colonial bragging rights. The two are Mike Brown (’85), a 39-year-old GW alumnus and […]

Letters to the editor

The whole Roman mile Regarding Robert Trakas’ earnest Nov. 14 letter “No GW Dictatorship” (p. 4) and San Frantz’s Nov. 11 letter “ROTC Coup” (p. 4), I feel obliged to comment upon the GW political climate from the enviable vantage point of an alumnus. Trakas too naively writes “the processes of debate and sharing that […]

Wide weekend of sports: Men’s soccer travles across town to NCAA’s

The GW men’s soccer team has not played an NCAA tournament game in 14 years, but the atmosphere at the Colonials’ first-round match Saturday will hardly be unfamiliar. While other universities are boarding buses and planes to meet their opponents, the Colonials could feasibly take the Metro to their first-round game against American Saturday at […]

SA Notes

Senators ready to move on Following the resignations of nine-term Student Association member J.P. Blackford and Christian Salmon, both graduate senators in the School of Engineering and Applied Science, senators discussed the replacement of old members and tried move past recent SA controversy at their meeting Tuesday. Replacing Blackford, former chairman of the Rules Committee […]

Wide weekend of sports: Volleyball headed back to A-10 tournament

Only four players were on the GW volleyball team when the squad made its last Atlantic 10 Tournament appearance in 2000 and only one current member was a starter. But while this weekend’s tournament appearance might seem like a new experience, head coach Jojit Coronel said it will be no different than the rest of […]