February 13, 2003

Volume 99, Issue 47

Stories from the February 13, 2003 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

GW meets INS deadline

GW will comply with a new national tracking system that keeps personal information on foreign students studying in the United States. Though Immigration and Naturalization Services said students’ study experiences will remain the same, some international students said they believe the program violates personal liberties. GW submitted its application materials late last year in order […]

GW officials outline affirmative action policy

While the University of Michigan’s strict affirmative action policy has recently come under attack and may be argued in the nation’s highest court, GW officials said they strive to increase diversity on campus without a quota system. GW administrators said they only look at race and ethnicity when there are “mitigating” circumstances involved, including consideration […]

Valentine’s Day Messages

To all my eighth floor girls; Thanks for all the fun and games, for the endless entertainment and constant support and great memories. Much love. ~EM Need a Valentine? Athlete date auction. Friday, February 14th. Hippodrome 8:00pm. *Walk away with a dreamy athlete* WM, Never in my wildest dreams did I think it could be […]

Campus reacts to terror alert

The University is monitoring campus security closely this week following testimony by FBI Director Robert Muller, who said colleges and universities may be the targets of the next terrorist attacks. University officials have cautioned that Muller’s warning was intended as a general assessment of the vulnerabilities of campuses rather than specific threats. The University’s emergency […]

INTERVIEW: LL Cool J, Smooth Groves and Sweet Talk

Flowing bass grooves slip in and out of syncopated rhythms. Women in hip-huggers and bathing suits, the video’s requisite “hoes,” gyrate to the beat, slinking against the calm outline of an ever present rap superstar. We watch as the gold around his neck reflects the light, offering a contour to his exposed dark, rippling chest. […]

Students hunger for late-night eats

After a long night on the town freshman Stacy Schafer heads back to her residence hall with some friends. Feeling hungry, they try to figure out their options for a late night meal, but find their choices extremely limited. Click here for the full story.

The Bear Neccessities are Back

A new chapter opens in the life of Mowgli and friends, this time filled with original music. Jungle Book 2 lets you “hear the jungle rhythm” while maintaining the “bare necessities” of life. Based upon the Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling, Disney’s animated film the Jungle Book 2, directed by Steve Trenbirth, picks up where […]

Student reports G St. robbery

A male student was reportedly robbed at 23rd and G streets Monday night, the second robbery of a GW student on campus reported in the last three weeks. Metropolitan Police declined to release the identity of the student. MPD searched the Foggy Bottom area but didn’t find anyone matching the assailant’s description, police officials said […]

Rent is due; and doing well

Those relentlessly tapping feet in the “Lord of the Dance” ensemble, the previous tenants of the Warner Theatre, have nothing on the hard-working twenty-somethings in an exclusive engagement of the Broadway musical “Rent.” The touring production – if not as combustible as the New York show – works like a slow burn, blistering and eventually […]

Old-School Industrial Art

One of the originators of the “candid camera” technique, Margaret Bourke-White is best remembered as the star photographer of Fortune magazine. She also happens to be the first prominent female photojournalist. A handsome collection of her snapshots now dots the walls of the Phillips Collection in the new exhibition, “The Photography of Design, 1927-1936.” Most […]