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.

Protests to hit District

Tens of thousands of demonstrators from across the country are expected in the District this week protesting a possible war with Iraq. Organizers said the “National March on Washington,” scheduled for Saturday, will join the anti-war movement with the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. King’s birthday is Jan. 15, celebrated as a federal […]

Grad to plead insanity in murder case

A lawyer for Kirk Palmer, a GW graduate accused in the shotgun slaying of an Angolan immigrant in August, is planning an insanity defense against a charge of first-degree murder. Attorneys asked a Boulder, Co., judge on Dec. 30 to order Palmer off his medications so his sanity can be evaluated, the Associated Press reported. […]

Around Campus

Webmail looks for new name Information Systems and Services is asking students, faculty and staff to choose a new name for the GW e-mail system. Webmail, GW’s current system, will be replaced throughout the spring semester and should be finished by the end of the school year. Entries can be made until Jan. 20 by […]