March 13, 2003

Volume 99, Issue 55

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

Chris Monroe breaks scoring record as men advance in tournament

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 win at Massachusetts Monday night […]

Insomnia awakens unfettered creativity

“I am an insomniac, so for me the state of being asleep is a paradise I can never reach.” The phrase looms over the new exhibit at the National Museum of Women in the Arts like a prayer to Hypnos, the Greek god of slumber. “But I still try to conquer the insomnia; it is […]

Protestors converge in D.C. as war looms

Posted 5:56 p.m. March 19 by Carolyn Polinsky U-WIRE Washington Bureau Thousands of demonstrators shouting ‘no war for oil’ and ‘impeach Bush’ marched through the streets of Washington, D.C., on Saturday as part of international protests against the looming war against Iraq. A diverse group assembled in the nation’s capitol, including parents who pushed their […]

Crime Log

Disorderly Conduct 3/7 Public space – 2:21 a.m. Case closed A University Police officer observed an individual urinating on the grass in front of the Hall of Government building. The individual, unaffiliated with GW, was barred from campus. Subject barred from campus Drug Law Violation 3/4 Thurston Hall – 11 p.m. Case closed A Community […]

BAR BELLE: Skirts sketchy old guys

Lauriol Plaza Where: 1835 18th St., NW Dress: Swanky shirts, black pants Cover: nada Carded: not at all I’m graduating this May and, if all goes according to plan, I’ll enter the yuppie world in June. I already have a good start with the black clothing and the cell phone. My best friend turned the […]

Around Campus

ESIA faculty prep for building’s opening The Elliott School of International Affairs will move into its new home at 1957 E St. from its current location in Stuart Hall within the next two weeks, said Kathleen Reilly, director for ESIA public affairs. The administrative offices and departments will move into 1957 E St. during spring […]

INTERVIEW: Tall tales from the crypt; RFTC’s Petey X

It’s got horns. That means it’s ska, right? No, you twit, it doesn’t. Buffed up, tattoos blazing – I dare you to call Rocket From the Crypt anything but straight, collision-style punk rock ‘n’ roll. Horns and theatrics might be part of the band’s mix, but these guys are nothing but a bunch of rowdy […]

SA Senate Notes

Student Life committee debates bills The Student Life Committee accepted a bill urging the University to re-institute Midnight Madness. The full Senate will consider the resolution when it reconvenes after spring break A bill urging the University to supply each student room with a terrorist emergency kit that would include food and medical supplies was […]

Staff Editorial: Drinking under the table

Underage drinkers down about 20 percent of all alcohol consumed in the United States, according to a recent report in The Journal of the American Medical Association. The prevalence of alcohol at colleges is increasing and drawing new focus and research. Representatives from the Center for Alcohol and Drug Education recently told Greek leaders there […]

Sororities elect Panhellenic board amid controversy

In an emergency meeting Monday night, the Panhellenic Association untangled a snare that delayed the election of next year’s executive board by a few weeks. Junior Fiona Conroy of Phi Sigma Sigma will head the board, which serves as the governing body for campus sororities, next year with six other executive members. Each year a […]