March 10, 2003

Volume 99, Issue 54

Stories from the March 10, 2003 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Forum: The reality of a media bias

Left: A common conspiracy theory Well, we have heard it over and over again. Like Avril Lavigne’s song, “Complicated,” which just never seems to go away, the notion of a liberal media is a lucrative business and the rallying cry for conservatives nationwide. It ranges from offering an alternative newspaper to The Hatchet at GW […]

Breaking News: Monroe breaks scoring record, GW advances in A-10 Tournament

Posted Mar. 10, 9:40 p.m. AMHERST, Mass. – First, he vomited. Then he took medication and slept. Then, finally, Chris Monroe made history. After missing the team’s film session and pre-game shoot around with an unspecified illness, the senior became the GW men’s basketball team’s all-time leading scorer with 23 points in the Colonials’ 85-74 […]


The GW Fencing Club practices their moves Friday in K Gym. The club is in its third year at GW and practices twice a week.


District imposes cab surcharge The District Taxicab commission approved an emergency $1 surcharge for fares to compensate for increased gas prices. The price of gas nationwide has increased 32 cents since December because of war fears, a Venezuelan strike and unusually cold weather, fueling the drive for the commissions’ surcharge. The extra fees will remain […]

D.C. enforces nightclub codes

Students may find longer lines outside clubs and emptier dance floors around the city as the D.C. Fire Marshal steps up building code inspections. Officials have cited several local nightclubs for fire and safety violations in the last few weeks, after catastrophes resulted in more than 100 deaths at nightclubs in Chicago and Rhode Island. […]

Students buy top housing picks

Students shelled out thousands of dollars for housing numbers Friday night at the 38th annual Martha’s Marathon as the highest bid reached $7,600. Students entered a raffle for the top lottery number while the second through fifth numbers were auctioned off to the highest student bidder at the Hollywood-themed event. Housing selection is scheduled for […]

Traditions, modern tunes mark Holi fest

The Indian Students’ Association’s Holi Rangeela show Saturday night combined traditional music with modern beats for a crowd of about 1,000. Students dressed in traditional Indian fine silk garments, celebrated their heritage, exhibiting song and dance routines they had been practicing for weeks. With 120 performers, this year’s show marked the largest involvement the ISA […]

GW radio to air in HWC

WRGW station managers plan to start broadcasting in the Lerner Health and Wellness Center before spring break. The radio station and HWC staff are still considering whether WRGW will have full reign over the HWC’s programming or if the station will only air its music and not talk shows. With half the funding it received […]