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.

INTERVIEW: Sister Hazel: One hit, but what a hit it was

It’s just a regular Friday afternoon at the office, when I hear someone say “Sister Hazel’s PR person is on the phone. Where’s the kid who’s doing the interview?” My ears perk up and I stop typing. I remember Sister Hazel as the rock band whose 1997 album …Somewhere More Familiar played endlessly in my […]

Greek Briefs

Theta Delta Chi to paint Miriam’s Kitchen The Theta Delta Chi fraternity will paint Miriam’s Kitchen Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon. Sophomore Bryan Grackin, Theta Delta Chi’s rush and alumni chair, said he expects about 20 out of the 30 fraternity members to attend. “As part of the GW community it is important to […]

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 […]