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.

Coulmn: Needless scandals prevent SA progress

The “scandals” in the Student Association have reached a new low. When I envisioned and planned the GW Farmers Market, I intended it to be an organization to aid and enhance student life, to foster a relationship between students and the community and to bring items unavailable around GW to the very center of campus. […]

Clinton speaks to students at Georgetown

Former President Bill Clinton spoke to a capacity crowd Tuesday at Georgetown University in an address capping a conference discussing issues facing young Americans. “The great challenge is to convert this youthful idealism … into action,” Clinton said, addressing the audience of student leaders. The day-long seminar titled “A Conversation: Issues that Impact Young Adults” […]

Letters to the editor

Abstinence is an option The article (“Reviewing the options,” Feb. 10, p. 7) neglected to suggest a very successful option to “preventing parenthood.” After reading through the suggestions, I found that I could take hormones to change the functions of my body, undergo injections, wear a patch or conceal a ring. Oh, and if those […]

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 […]