April 24, 2003

Volume 99, Issue 64

Stories from the April 24, 2003 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

INTERVIEW: Canada’s Flashlight Brown makes the gals scream

Out front little girls are screaming, lost in the throes of juvenile infatuation. Backstage, the sounds are muted, the scene, less juvenile. “This teacher told me if I was one of her students, I’d be out on my ass.” Playing public schools can be such a drag. I guess she smelled beer on his breath. […]

Officials discuss senior e-mail

University officials said seniors will receive sufficient notification before their e-mail service is terminated after graduation. Director of Alumni Benefits and Services Jason Miller said the University would like to give seniors “two or three months notice at least” before their current addresses become inactive. “We would not make a decision to cut (seniors’) e-mails […]

INTERVIEW: An “Excellent” Adventure

The year was 1988. These words, as if coming from the very source of all emotion, rang from the screen, and forever laid the century’s best literary works to waste. A nation, in one singular thrust, raised its hands and in a fury of air guitar, pronounced the film to be an undeniably “excellent” adventure. […]

News anchor Koppel talks war with Kalb

ABC anchor Ted Koppel returned from Iraq just over a week ago to appear on the Kalb Report at the National Press Club Monday night, telling stories about what he said is the last war he will ever cover. Koppel commended military officials for keeping their promise of full disclosure to the embedded media in […]

INTERVIEW: Indie pop stars on the long haul to U.S. success

“Can I have a piece of bread?” My eyes move quickly, darting from a young girl’s face to the van’s floor. Wedged between metal and cloth sits a loaf of white bread. Mushed and sweaty, it’s been there awhile. “Of course, you want an apple too?” The girl, pressed up against the club’s main entrance […]

Vibes release debut album

The GW Vibes, a 17-member co-ed a cappella group, will release its first CD May 3. Members said they hope the CD will help increase their fan base. “This is a project we’ve been wanting to do for a while, and this is the last year for the founding fathers of the group,” said co-leader […]

Around Campus

Earth week events end with free food, ice cream The Thai Place restaurant will sponsor free food for an environmental action fair Friday night. The event, sponsored by Free the Planet, is part of a week of speakers and presentations themed “Conserving Here on My Planet” (C.H.O.M.P.) to commemorate Earth Day. GW and outside groups, […]

Crime Report

Disorderly Conduct 4/20 – Public space, 1:33 a.m. Open case A male student possessing alcohol was told to leave by a resident of the Phi Sigma Kappa fraternity house. The student refused to comply and hit the resident in the head. UPD was unable to detain the student. Liquor Law Violation 4/19 – Aston Hall, […]

Housing Guide: Students seek off-campus housing alternatives

Despite the addition of The Gallery in Rosslyn, Va., and Townhouse Row, more students than ever are seeking off-campus housing, students and administrators said this week. While a larger number of rising seniors indicated they would like to return to campus housing, Housing Services saw a slight decline in the number of Intent to Return […]