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.

Staff Editorial: A breath of fresh air?

After returning home from the smoky haze of a D.C. bar, most GW students immediately dump their stench-filled clothes into their laundry bags before hitting the sack. But students at New York City and California universities can come home smelling fresh after a night at the bars, since the two locations have outlawed smoking in […]

At the movies: Bob Dylan and polygamy

Masked and Anonymous “Masked and Anonymous” (Sony Pictures Classics) is roughly what you’d expect to get if you stretched a Bob Dylan song out to 112 minutes and added pictures. Semi-lucid, vaguely metaphorical narratives make for excellent rock and roll music, but when transmogrified and beamed onto a movie screen, the result is the motion […]

Column: Moderates needed in Middle East dispute

In the campus world of both Jews and Muslims, few things evoke such emotion as the Israeli/Palestinian situation. Because this issue strikes such a deep chord with so many people, the debate surrounding it often spirals into emotional, factless rhetoric. As a result, it is easy to surmise that those on the extremes are guiding […]

BAR BELLE: McFadden’s

Where: 2401 Pennsylvania Ave. NW Getting in: carded at the door Cover: $5 Specials: Tuesday night $1 beer is long gone; now bottles are $2 Dress: standard GW “welcome back” attire: mini-skirt, tank-top and flip-flops for girls; polo-shirt and denim for guys Three simple words had been written in my planner for weeks now: “Dollar […]

Former GW star faces drug charges

Former GW basketball star SirValiant Brown will face a jury trial in D.C. Superior Court beginning Sept. 30 for possession of marijuana with intent to distribute. Once the second-leading scorer in NCAA Division I basketball and an NBA hopeful, Brown could be sentenced to up to 180 days in prison and fined $1,000 if convicted. […]

Deep, experienced volleyball squad has title within reach

For sophomore volleyball player Shannon Parks, the team goals for this season are simple after last year’s second place finish at the Atlantic 10 Championship. “We want to defeat Temple, our rival, and take the A-10 Title.” With that goal in mind, the Colonials started the season impressively, winning their first three matches to finish […]

Varsity Roundup: Wise hired to coach women’s tennis and squash

The University named Megan Wise the new head coach for women’s tennis and women’s squash last month, replacing Helen Andrews in tennis and Sarah West in squash. Wise comes to GW after serving as an assistant coach for men’s and women’s tennis at the University of Connecticut. She has also coached at the high school […]