November 25, 2002

Volume 99, Issue 34

Stories from the November 25, 2002 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Battling those winter blues

Longer nights do not always mean more fun. As the days get shorter, many people find themselves battling the wintertime blues. But for some the drive to stay indoors and curl up in bed is not just to avoid putting on a hat and gloves. Although most people notice a little weight gain and lethargy, […]

Volleyball falls in A-10 final

A 25-kill performance by junior Sarah Hokom propelled the GW volleyball team into the Atlantic 10 championship match this weekend, but even the co-captain’s efforts were not enough to knock off No.1 seed and GW’s Achilles heel, Temple, for the title. GW (19-13, 8-7 A-10) moved past Dayton in four games Friday night to come […]

On the Style radar

With the holidays coming in full force its time we all start asking our loved ones for the fashionable gifts that will make our holiday season. If you cannot just prance down to Fifth Avenue in New York this Thanksgiving break, I have for you some Web sites perfectly suited for virtual window shopping. For […]

Fuerth speaks on global technology

Leon Fuerth, national security adviser to former Vice President Al Gore, spoke in the Marvin Center Thursday on technology and the future of America in the global community. Fuerth, in his last speaking engagement as the J.B. and Maurice C. Shapiro Professor of International Affairs at the Elliott School, covered an extensive range of topics […]

Food for thought

This is a great recipe for stuffing that caters both to vegetarians and non-vegetarians. It is sure to please the pallet and maybe even outshine the turkey. Traditionally stuffing is cooked inside the bird. This gives it more flavor, but is not necessary. For this, follow cooking instructions for the poultry – don’t worry about […]

Today’s Cartoon

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Battle of the sexes

Q: Whenever I hook up with a girl, it always ends up going to really late like 5 a.m. I understand some foreplay and such, but why can’t we just cut out some of the middle part and get to the good stuff and be done earlier? -Mr. Speedy Chick: I hate to tell you […]

McDonalds sued for making children obese

Posted 5:33 p.m. Nov. 25 by Marcus Mrowka U-WIRE (DC BUREAU) (U-WIRE) WASHINGTON–A lawsuit accusing the fast food chain McDonald’s of contributing to the obesity of Americans was argued in New York City’s U.S. Courthouse last Wednesday. The case argued that McDonalds failure to provide warnings about the dangers of eating fast food on frequent […]

Guest column: The legality of ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ policy

Contrary to the impression created by The Hatchet’s article about GW’s anti-discrimination policy (“ROTC, GW policies differ,” Nov. 21, p. 1), federal law does not necessarily require GW to cooperate with the military’s on-campus recruiting efforts. Moreover, such cooperation appears to be illegal under the D.C. Human Rights Act. However, to date, no advocate for […]

OPINION: Democratic Candidates Lack Vision

Posted 8:56 p.m. Dec. 3 by Bernard Pollack U-WIRE (DC BUREAU) (U-WIRE) WASHINGTON–Often younger voters are chastised for their low voter turnout, growing apathy and disillusionment towards the political process. For young Democrats, many of us decided to bow out at the polls this past Election Day, reflecting the argument that Democratic politicians are simply […]