February 20, 2003

Volume 99, Issue 49

Stories from the February 20, 2003 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Men’s basketball road struggles continue

The GW men’s basketball team followed up one of its best defensive performances of the season with one of its worst Wednesday, as the Colonials lost at Duquesne 78-73. The loss kept GW winless on the road in conference play. The game featured a wild finish. With Duquesne leading 75-68 and less than two minutes […]

At the Movies: Everyone’s spacey

Old School by Jeff Frost 3.5 Hatchets Luke Wilson, Vince Vaughn and Will Ferrell drink a lot, yell a lot and look at naked chicks. Just for added kicks, they also hang out with Snoop Dogg. Only in America, folks. It’s raunchy, it’s racy and it’s decidedly Old School. Mitch (Wilson, The Royal Tennenbaums) comes […]

Free money. How you can get $20 back from the music industry

Red-faced, eyes bulging, a finger scrapes the layers of plastic wrap. Maybe that’s where the $18.95 really goes, toward making the music utterly inaccessible under seemingly impenetrable wrapping. Stubbed fingers and empty wallets. The consumer has had enough. It’s time to get back at the music industry. With a mere click of a mouse button, […]

Bar Belle: Girls Gone Wild

Where: 22nd and M streets Dress: no bra Cover: Ladies free, men $10 Carded: by a bouncer and two police officers at the door Belle Rating: 1 bell Just when you thought Lulu’s couldn’t get trashier, Tuesday night’s “Girls Gone Wild” competition took sleazy to a whole new level. The free drink ticket handed to […]

Arts at GW

Comedy Michael Dean Ester – Comedian Michael Dean Ester, as seen on “Talk Soup” and the film Senseless, will share his humor at the Mount Vernon Pub and Grill Thursday. The free show will begin at 9 p.m. Exhibitions Africa and Beyond: A Journey through Black History – The Caribbean Student Association will host a […]

Letters to the Editor

Keep it clean Last year, after Phil Robinson won the Student Association presidential race, something really appalling took place. After the election results were announced, some members of the campaign team that lost became very violent and started destroying property in the Marvin Center. For fear of what could happen to Robinson after witnessing how […]

Staff Editorial: Undermining a just cause

President George W. Bush has committed more than 200,000 troops to the Middle East and more are on the way – GW student-reservists among them. The troops will participate in what now seems to be an inevitable war with Iraq. The United States has issued ultimatums and cannot afford the political damage caused by appeasing […]

Column: Precedent-setting law infringes on rights

A bill was recently introduced in the Georgia State legislature to put new restrictions on smoking. House Bill 175 states that “it shall be unlawful for any person to smoke tobacco in any form in the presence of a child who is in a child passenger restraining system in a passenger automobile, van or pickup […]

Crime Log

Simple Assault 2/13 Marvin Center – 6:20 p.m. Case closed A University Police officer witnessed one student pushing another. Referred to SJS 2/12 Hall on Virginia Avenue – 10:30 p.m. Case closed UPD received a report of an altercation between two students in which one student hit another. Both were identified as GW students. Referred […]

Greek Briefs

Chevy’s to benefit Alpha Phi Omega Dine at Chevy’s Fresh Mex in Pentagon City Thursday night and the restaurant will donate 20 percent of the proceeds to Alpha Phi Omega, GW’s community service fraternity. Alpha Phi Omega will use the funds for upcoming community service projects in the D.C. area. Chevy’s is located in Pentagon […]