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.

Greek Briefs

Greeks host music festival Alpha Phi Alpha, La Unidad Latina and Lambda Upsilon Lambda fraternities and the Latinas Promoviendo Comunidad/Lambda Pi Chi sorority will host Golden Xplosion, a Greek-letter party, Friday at 10 p.m. in the Marvin Center Grand Ballroom. The event will feature Dream’s DJ Bomba spinning hip-hop, salsa, reggae and meringue tunes. “We […]


Bats have always had their place in rock and roll. Remember that poor unfortunate winged rat that jumped on stage with Ozzy Osbourne? Prince even had the Batdance. But “Bat Boy: The Musical” marks the first time in recent memory that the bat was the one making the music. This off-Broadway production tells the story […]

Around Campus

Students to perform in dance concert this weekend The Theatre and Dance Department will hold the Danceworks Concert Thursday to Saturday at 7:30 p.m. in the Dorothy Betts Marvin Theater. Students will dance pieces by choreographers senior Daniela Wancier, faculty member Laurel Grey, guest artist Neil Greenberg, visiting student Tracy Marion, adjunct faculty Anthony Gongora […]

BAR BELLE: Oh those drunken summer nights…..

Old Glory 3139 M St. Dress: Cowboy boots and denim Cover: None Carded: At the bar It’s hard for me to tear up a bar. I really love to drink, so anywhere that serves alcohol is fine by me. Truth be told though, I’m not to thrilled with the new winterized version of Old Glory. […]

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 […]