September 4, 2003

Volume 100, Issue 8

Stories from the September 4, 2003 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Show Review: Welcome Week concert in review

“It’s College!” were the initial words of rock band Guster’s Ryan Miller to an eager Smith Center crowd on Monday night. It certainly is – and both Guster and Jason Mraz did their research regarding ours. While the artists have played to numerous universities, both acts found a way to add touches of GW to […]

Column: Liberals must not forget the bottom line

Head for the hills, Ann Coulter is actually right. Within the vast domains of stupidity in the author’s psychologically disturbed book “Treason,” there is one faint strain of logic. When railing against the anti-war movement, Coulter argues that even if Democrats disagreed with the Bush administration’s numerous justifications for the war on Iraq, we should […]

INTERVIEW: Words with Mraz

Amidst throngs of concert-hungry students, musician Jason Mraz opened up this week’s welcome back concert with all the wit and charm of a consummate performer. Born in Mechanicsville Va., Mraz started out in the musical theater, moved onto the coffee shop circuit and now is right where he belongs – entertaining college students in need […]


Powell speech to be screened live in J Street, MPA building The University will provide a live feed of U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell’s policy address Friday, for students who could not get tickets to his speech. The feed will start at 11 a.m. in J Street, the Media and Public Affairs building’s Jack […]

In stores and on sale… here’s what we think

Artist: Death by Stereo Album: Into the Valley of Death Genre: Punk Label: Epitaph No complaints here, this album is absolutely incredible. In an era of punk rock music clouded with lackluster energy and little to say, “Into the Valley of Death” starts out as strong as it ends. With aggressively complex rifts and lyrics […]

Campus Calendar

Thursday South Asian Society Freshman Welcome Dinner, free Indian food 7 to 10 p.m. Marvin Center Grand Ballroom College Republicans Kickoff Event 7 to 9 p.m. T.G.I. Friday’s Townhouse Row Ribbon Cutting Ceremony 4 p.m. Townhouse Row, 607 23rd St. Second City Comedy Show, free 8 to10 p.m. Lisner Auditorium Co-sponsored by Lisner Auditorium and […]

Letters to the Editor

The new club on campus As I sat down to my first meal at J Street in a long while, I couldn’t help but notice a pile of 4×6 inch white cards in front of me. As all GW students are, I have grown quite accustomed to eating my lunch in the presence of littered […]

Crime Report

Simple Assault 8/19 SMPA building – 2:30pm Case closed Two individuals unaffiliated with GW attending CNN’s “Crossfire” became engaged in a heated debate minutes before taping began. University Police officers escorted both individuals from the building. Subjects barred Liquor Law Violation 8/29 Public Space – 12:50am Case closed Metropolitan Police notified UPD that they arrested […]

Smoke-free campaign pushes forward

Students asking for an ashtray at a local hangout may be told to take their cigarettes outside in the near future, as a smoke-free restaurant and bar campaign gains momentum in the District. More than 200 restaurants and bars have declared themselves smoke- free, many in the past year with the help of Smokefree D.C., […]

Flood puts two HWC floors out of commission

Students looking to play basketball or indoor soccer will have to move their pick-up games to the Smith Center, after the third and fourth floors of the Health and Wellness Center flooded and University officials decided to close the area indefinitely. Classes usually held on those floors of the building have been moved to the […]