April 10, 2003

Volume 99, Issue 60

Stories from the April 10, 2003 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

At the Movies

Anger Management by Jeff Frost 3.5 Hatchets In this corner, weighing in at three Oscars, is Jack Nicholson. In the other corner is Opera Man himself Adam Sandler. Why don’t you have ringside seats yet? Anger Management tells the story of mild-mannered Dave Buznik (Sandler), whose bad day lands him in the care of unconventional […]

Sex crime act to take effect in fall

Convicted sex offenders will be required to notify state and local authorities if they are enrolled or working at universities when a sex crime prevention act goes into force this October. The federal Campus Sex Crimes Prevention act, which was passed in 2000, will also require universities to provide the campus community with access to […]

Pell grants to rise by $50

Students receiving federal Pell Grants will be eligible to increase their awards by $50 next year, capping the grant at $4,050. The allocation is a compromise between a Senate bill that would have raised the maximum award by $100 and a Bush administration proposal to leave the maximum at 2002 levels for the next two […]

Staff Editorial: Stop the insanity

The administration said they planned on enrolling 2,250 freshmen next year. It seemed they were finally attempting to bring some sort of normalcy to the admission figures and to the University, both of which have seen rapid over-expansion in the past few years. But then the bottom line came into play. After “finalizing the budget,” […]

Students fight for ‘fair’ coffee

A new student organization is calling on the University to offer Fair Trade coffee at all GW dining locations. While George Washington United Students for Fair Trade members said they are happy GW sells the coffee at some locations, their goal is 100 percent Fair Trade brew on campus. Coffee labeled Fair Trade goes through […]

The face of comedy. A night at the Washington Improv Theatre

Sometimes you are not funny.” That’s what I tell my friends after their third beer, when they start doing imitations. Face it, kids, your friends aren’t that cool. To get through this night you’re going to need some professional help. Washington Improv Theater’s “Big Bang: Something from Nothing,” currently on at the D.C. Arts Center […]

Staff Editorial: A valid choice

The word is out; Virginia Governor Mark Warner will keynote the Commencement ceremony this May, and student response is mixed. It seems every year students and The Hatchet editorial board alike feel the need to recognize the good things about the year’s Commencement speaker, only then to tear him or her down as unfit for […]

Warner to give Commencement address

Virginia Governor Mark Warner will keynote Commencement May 18, a spokesman in the governor’s office and GW officials confirmed Tuesday. Warner, 48, a Democrat, graduated from GW in 1977 and is a former member of the University’s Board of Trustees. “The governor feels a personal connection to George Washington (University) and the city,” said Kevin […]

BAR BELLE: Takes pot shots at everyone’s favorite target…the elderly

Enriqueta’s Dress: Sombrero if you want to mesh with the decor, a business suit if you want to mesh with the clientele. Cover: No, it’s a restaurant Carded: We weren’t Some would say the Bar Belle has no business reviewing Enriqueta’s because it’s a restaurant. But, in my four years at GW, I have never […]