March 3, 2003

Volume 99, Issue 52

Stories from the March 3, 2003 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

AROUND D.C.

Report says MPD didn’t give orders before mass arrests An investigation into a mass arrest during the anti-globalization demonstrations last September has concluded police never issued dispersal orders to demonstrators as police had claimed, the Washington Post reported. Council member Kathy Patterson (D- Ward 3) told the Post a report from the Metropolitan Police Department’s […]

Trustees hear university plan

The Board of Trustees met Friday to approve next year’s budget and hear reports from administrators on the University’s academic strategic plan, first-responder training and research initiatives. One year in to the three-to-five year academic strategic plan, which aims to build GW’s reputation and prestige, Vice President for Academic Affairs Donald Lehman reviewed progress so […]

Staff Editorial: Vote Sobel

The Student Association presidential field has been narrowed to a battle between Kris Hart and Steve Sobel in a runoff this Wednesday and Thursday. Both candidates offer leadership experience that would benefit the SA, but The Hatchet endorses Steve Sobel because of his recognizable campus charisma, knowledge of the University and position as a SA […]

See SJT, SA candidates in the “Crossfire” Tuesday 9 p.m.

Students will have the opportunity to question University President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg about campus issues tomorrow night. Student Association presidential candidates Kris Hart and Steve Sobel will also show down the night before runoff elections begin as The GW Hatchet and the Program Board host their own rendition of “Crossfire” Tuesday night at 9 on […]

Complete Election Results

Complete Election Results Student Association President (Top two in run-off) Kris Hart 968 votes 33.49% Steve Sobel 543 votes 18.79% Adam Greenman 484 votes 16.75% Graham Murphy 278 votes 9.62% John Costanza 248 votes 8.58% David Feldman 155 votes 5.36% Jon McDaniel 123 votes 4.26% Dan Teles 31 votes 1.07% Executive Vice President Eric Daleo […]

GW hosts AIDS conference

Despite inclement weather and costly travel expenses, 500 college and high school students attended the first Student Global AIDS Campaign National Conference at GW this weekend. The conference included various workshops focused on educating students about HIV/AIDS, its global context and how to build chapters at participants’ universities. Several films and documentaries were also screened. […]

Media executives debate war coverage

Posted 6:11 p.m. March 5 by Alex Kingsbury & Michael Barnett U-WIRE Washington Bureau A host of the country’s most prominent journalists, including the publisher of the New York Times and the chairman of CNN, discussed the role of the media in a war with Iraq at the National Press Club on Feb. 27. The […]

GW Idol

“You’re going to see my name in lights some day, I promise.” A teary eyed brunette looked into the camera and made this infamous declaration that would later bring her 15 seconds of fame across the country, let alone across the campus. Senior Jessica Harwood made it to the third round of auditions for “American […]

Makeup days scheduled

Students will attend two extra days of classes at the end of the semester to make up for last month’s snow day cancellations. Although the University will not be making up the Dec. 5 snow day because it fell right before midterms and there were scheduling conflicts, officials said the February dates gave the University […]

Battle of the sexes

Every so often, Chick and Dick go on a field trip to help broaden their horizons in the world of love, sex, friendship and relationships. This weekend found them at Absolute Pleasure Production’s documentary-style play “The Vagina Monologues,” directed by Allison Curtis and featuring various female students telling stories from Eve Ensler’s Broadway hit about […]