January 16, 2003

Volume 99, Issue 39

Stories from the January 16, 2003 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

MLK event planned

A partnership between the Office of Community Service and the D.C. Public Housing Authority will give 200 GW students the chance to honor Martin Luther King Jr. Day Monday by making a contribution to the city community. Students from 12 different student organizations will travel to the Knox Hill Senior Center in Southeast D.C. to […]

Joens bounces back to lift women over Fordham

Cathy Joens came off the bench for the first time in the 2002-2003 regular season Wednesday night and put an emphatic end to her recent slump. After shooting just 8-for-30 from the field in GW’s last three games combined, the red-shirt senior bounced back with a career-high 35 points in a 72-59 win over Fordham […]

Greek Briefs

IFC elects new board The Interfraternity Council announced its board of directors for 2003. Norman Pentelovitch of Kappa Sigma will serve as president and John Costanza of Sigma Phi Epsilon is executive vice president. “I am very excited about the new board, I have very good people working with me,” Pentelovitch said. “(We hope) to […]

SA Notes

Meeting to be held at Mount Vernon In an effort to improve relations with those living on the Mount Vernon campus, next week’s Tuesday Senate meeting will be held at 9 p.m. in the Eckles Library lecture hall, a first for the Senate. Mount Vernon Dean Grey Baxter will attend the meeting. The Academic Affairs […]

Column: An idea for peace in the Middle East

I have an idea for breaking the current deadlock in the Middle East peace process. The centerpiece of this proposal is an immediate “rolling back” of Jewish settlements in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip. Here is the reasoning behind it. To begin, the settlements in the West Bank and Gaza Strip go against […]

2003 GW Gymnastics Preview

The five-time Atlantic 10 champion GW gymnastics team has a new face this season, but head coach Margie Foster-Cunningham says her youngsters will retain the same leadership and attitude that helped the Colonials dominate their conference for the past five years. “We’re a very young, young team,” Foster-Cunningham said, noting the lone senior and five […]

Column: Draft changes perspective on war

Iraq’s possession of biological and chemical weapons and its efforts to acquire nuclear weapons warrant a swift military response by the United States. Saddam Hussein is an evil megalomaniac who should be stopped at all costs. Although I hold these beliefs, I understand I will not be in the first wave of Marines that fight […]

D.C. Baseball: From Potomacs to Senators

On Sept. 30, 1971, the Washington Senators and New York Yankees played the last professional baseball game in the District of Columbia. Ahead of the Yankees 7-5 with two outs in the bottom of the ninth, the stage seemed to be set for a sweet swan song for the local nine. But the “Nats” fans […]

Staff editorial: Draft brings compassion into war debate

“I believe that if those calling for war knew their children were more likely to be required to serve – and to be placed in harm’s way – there would be more caution and a greater willingness to work with the international community in dealing with Iraq.” -Rep. Charles Rangel (D-N.Y.) in a New York […]

PORN part IV: The Rules of Sex

The multi-billion dollar pornography industry has grown by leaps and bounds in the last decade. It is now possible to buy hardcore pornography everywhere from the hustle of a Manhattan newsstand to the solitude of a Holiday Inn in Wichita, Kan. Porn stars have become recognizable personalities – is there anyone under 30 who doesn’t […]