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.

Students travel despite warnings

Despite a pending war in Iraq, several GW students planning to head overseas for spring break are carrying through with their travel arrangements. Most students said they plan to visit friends studying abroad in Europe, and that a conflict in Iraq is far enough removed from the region to meet their safety comfort zone. The […]

It takes ovaries, really it does…

An ample black woman raises her eyes to the audience, smiles and breaks into a slow dance. Dressed in multicolored, loose-fitting pants she moves gracefully across the empty chapel floor. About a minute passes, she stops and walks towards the audience. “Well, hello,” she says, “I see you’ve finally come to see me.” She lets […]

2004 hopeful delivers policy address

Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. John Edwards (D-N.C.) assailed the Bush administration’s domestic policy and spoke about the plight of working-class Americans in a policy address at GW Wednesday. More than 100 students attended the event, held in the Media and Public Affairs building’s Jack Morton Auditorium. Many seats were vacant because of a last-minute time […]

At the Movies: Anyone smell a rat?

Willard by Lauren Spitzer 3 Hatchets Animal lovers beware. The rat pack is back, and we’re not talking Frank Sinatra. This “rat pack” includes a smart and obedient Socrates, along with Big Bad Ben. Ex “X-Files” director Glen Morgan makes his directorial debut in a recreation of the 1971 thriller Willard. This remake adds new […]

PB negoiates with Jurassic 5 for Spring Fling

The Program Board is negotiating with hip-hop group Jurassic 5 to headline this year’s Spring Fling. While PB Executive Chair Brian Gless said he was optimistic the group would perform at GW, he said “anything could still happen.” “They’re ready to come, we just need that signed contract that says they’re coming,” Gless said. While […]