January 30, 2003

Volume 99, Issue 43

Stories from the January 30, 2003 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Less Talk, more fish-nets

The lights dim. You hear the first few tenuous chords of and you think, “No! No! It can’t be! It’s all too outrageous, too wonderful!” The melody swells and rises. Slowly, four dancers move in synchronized motion. Three women and a tall man in drag (all clad in fishnet) dance along as Rick James’ “Superfreak” […]

SA investigates Daleo spending

Student Association Executive Vice President Eric Daleo may have allocated Senate funds toward the GW Farmer’s Market without going through the proper channels, according to a report issued this week by the investigative arm of the SA. At issue is whether Daleo “initiated” the market, held on Kogan Plaza in October, making it eligible for […]

Webmail remains in limbo

After almost a week of sporadic e-mail service, technology officials brought recent and new e-mails to user inboxes late Wednesday night. Students should be able to view e-mail received Tuesday and Wednesday and send and receive new e-mail Thursday, said Bret Jones, director of technology engineering. Information Systems and Services staff have taken all saved […]

Exploring Neon

Neon radiates from all ends, stimulating the pupils in a blinking series of blue light specials now on display at the Zenith Gallery. The exhibition, “Still Glowing After All These Years – Neon 2003,” illuminates the strip of coffeehouses and bookstores that dot Seventh Street with a Technicolor glow. With neon art, little is subject […]

UPD seeks additional 4-RIDE funding

Increased demand and long wait times led University Police to request additional funding for the 4-RIDE escort service, which has seen a 54 percent increase in student use this year. UPD Chief Dolores Stafford said she cannot attribute the increase to a specific cause but said it is not a “fluke.” She said UPD will […]

At the movies: Death and Deceit

The Recruit by Matt Windman 3 Hatchets “Nothing is what it seems.” Although this phrase is repeated often in The Recruit, the movie is basically an everyday action/psychological thriller with some notable qualities. The story centers on James Clayton (Colin Farrell), who is abducted from his MIT graduating class by a very aggressive CIA. There, […]

Forum: Taking on affirmative action

From the left: Level the playing field by Bernard Pollack Throughout my whole life, and often unconsciously, I have unfairly benefited just from being a white male. For example, I generally feel assured that race will at least not work against me in purchasing a house, renting an apartment, securing a loan, using checks or […]

Staff editorial: ‘A time of great consequence’

There is no doubt President George W. Bush is correct in labeling this “a time of great consequence.” His proposals tackle tough issues that will have great consequence for both the United States and foreign lands alike. In Tuesday night’s State of the Union address, Bush gave fodder to both his supporters and critics, by […]

Battle of the Sexes

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