April 7, 2003

Volume 99, Issue 59

Stories from the April 7, 2003 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Battle of the sexes

Q:I have been friends this girl for a while now, and I recently realized that I like her. But she is content being friends. I don’t want to do anything to ruin our friendship, but I want to move it to the next level, what do I do? -Unsure Chick: Are you positive she is […]

Bachelorettes and beer

This past Saturday, throngs of women and a handful of hopeful men gathered at the Rock Bottom Brewery and Restaurant in Ballston, Va. The sounds of brightly painted acrylic nails tapping nervously on crowded tables and high pitched chatting mixed with the scent of perfume and cheap cosmetics created an atmosphere that exuded a sense […]

Dance marathon raises $8,600

About 100 students boogied to the rhythms of dance music Saturday for the third annual GW Dance Marathon. Raising $8,600 for the Children’s Hospital in Northeast D.C., participants danced from noon until midnight in the Hippodrome. Dancers, as well as supporters and children who will benefit from the funds, enjoyed free food, games, karaoke and […]

Media veteran Cokie Roberts speaks at MVC

Interviewing a professional interviewer can be a little intimidating, especially if she is one of the most well known journalists in the country. But Cokie Roberts’ poised yet friendly demeanor put me at ease. Her favorite part of journalism is that is gives her a “license to snoop,” and that is what I like best […]


A high school group marches as part of D.C.’s annual cherry blossom parade down Constitution Avenue Saturday morning. The festival drew smaller numbers due to the war and fewer tourists visiting the city this year.

Music and martinis

Chick-Fil-A? Sushi? Burger King? Sometimes food at J Street just doesn’t cut it. While you may encounter the random singing frat boy at Taco Bell, to get the real deal, you must get off campus. Where do you go for singing and dining? Mimi’s American Bistro. Andy Shallal opened this Dupont Circle restaurant in 2000. […]

Housing number problems persist

Sophomores and juniors will reapply for housing lottery numbers starting Wednesday, officials announced Friday, in the latest development of what has become the 2003 housing debacle. While GW is currently reissuing rising-sophomore housing selection numbers after discovering a technical glitch, Housing Services noticed rising junior and senior numbers were not random last week and announced […]

Furry and fuzzy make the best friends

With housing selection coming up finding the perfect roommate has become a priority for many students. Someone who doesn’t take up too much space would be nice. And if they didn’t talk back or start fights, it would be a perfect match. Suddenly the sounds of soft purring or a friendly bark here and there […]

Colonial Varsity Roundup

Snow cancels baseball’s weekend series The GW baseball team’s battle with mother nature continued last weekend in Olean, N.Y., where the Colonials’ three-game series at St. Bonaventure was canceled because of a combination of snow and rain. The teams were scheduled to play a doubleheader Saturday afternoon but rain pushed the games to Sunday with […]

The big hunt

The housing lottery is just around the corner and upperclassmen who don’t feel like reliving freshmen year in HOVA are fleeing campus. Don’t put this off and get stuck living in Mitchell, start hunting for an apartment now. Sure, they might be further away than some residence halls on campus, but not much further than […]