September 15, 2003

Volume 100, Issue 11

Stories from the September 15, 2003 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Rainy weather moves Fall Fest indoors

Saturday’s chance of showers and hazy morning forced the Program Board to move its annual Fall Fest to the Smith Center for the first time in eight years. The event attracted almost 900 fewer students this year, which PB leaders attributed to the location change. PB advertised the venue switch early Saturday morning by sending […]

Breaking News: GW cancels Thursday classes

Posted 8:25 p.m. The University canceled Thursday classes after Metro officials announced that bus and rail service would stop at 11 a.m. as Hurricane Isabel barrels towards D.C. University officials are bracing the campus for possible flooding and power outages and are urging students to stay indoors for the storm’s duration. Robert Chernak, senior vice […]

Varsity Sports Roundup

Cross country places second, fourth at Mount St. Mary’s Invite The GW women’s cross country team finished in second place overall at the Mount St. Mary’s Invitational last Saturday in Emmitsburg, Maryland, while the men’s team squeezed out of a tight race for fourth. The women tallied 37 points at Mount St. Mary’s, placing them […]

President wants expanded Patriot Act

Posted 10:58p.m. September 17 by Ilana Weinberg U-WIRE Washington Bureau On the second anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, President Bush rallied Congress to implement new provisions to the Patriot Act, expanding power to the Justice Department and other government agencies over individual citizens and suspected terrorists. “The Patriot Act imposed tough new penalties on […]

Where’s Quasimodo?

National Cathedral Massachusetts and Wisconsin avenues Tues., Sept. 9 2 p.m. The massive wooden doors creak loudly as I use all of my poor body’s strength to pull them open. Even though it’s a fairly nice September day, a wave of cold, dark air from inside washes over me and I’m kicking myself for not […]

Clark becomes 10th Democrat to enter presidential race

Posted 11:02pm September 17 by Marcus Mrowka U-WIRE Washington Bureau Chief Retired General Wesley Clark announced his bid for the presidency on Wednesday, becoming the 10th Democrat to seek the party’s nomination to run against President Bush in November 2004. Clark made the announcement in his hometown of Little Rock, Ark., in front of hundreds […]

An affordable meal at the Willard

Cafe 1401 The Willard Hotel 1401 Pennsylvania Ave. NW Washington, D.C. 20004 (202) 637-7401, phone (202) 637-7326, fax Just a few blocks from Metro Center, a short walk past the White House Many tourists make their way around D.C. and ultimately end up with their hands grasping the fence that separates them and the White […]

Battle of the Sexes

Q: I know we’ve only been at school for two weeks now, but I really think one of my roommates is bulimic. Whether we stay in and eat or go out, she always makes a beeline for the bathroom. She’s also red-faced a lot of the time when she leaves the bathroom, and I know […]

Volleyball ties school record at 9-0

The GW volleyball team is off to its best start since 1979 after sweeping the Clarion Suites Classic at Rutgers University last weekend. The team has now won three consecutive tournaments to start the season at 9-0, tying its best start in team history. The Colonials were led by Atlantic 10 Player of the Week […]

Patriots deliver men fourth loss

The GW men’s soccer team dropped its fourth game of the season on Saturday, losing under the lights at George Mason 3-2. In a hard fought battle, GW fell short when the Patriots scored two unanswered goals in a 1:07 span in the second period. “This was our best played game, and that’s why it […]