September 18, 2003

Volume 100, Issue 12

Stories from the September 18, 2003 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Web Extra GW cancels Monday MVC classes

Posted 9:20p.m. Sept. 21 – With city officials struggling to restore electricity to the Mount Vernon Campus, GW has canceled the campus’ Monday classes and relocated its Tuesday classes to Foggy Bottom facilities. The Mount Vernon Campus lost electricity during the storm Thursday night, when a tree fell on a power line near campus. Log […]

Crime Log

Drug Law Violation 9/13 – Thurston Hall 5:30 a.m. – case closed Community Living and Learning staff notified University Police that they were conducting an administrative search in a room. They found 15 grams of marijuana. Referred to Student Judicial Services Liquor Law Violoation 9/13 – Townhouse Row 12:15 a.m. – case closed UPD encountered […]

The Godfather of Noyze

Best known for his periodic stints with The Roots, vocal percussionist Rahzel Brown uses the beat-box to take listeners back to the roots of hip-hop. A perfect accessory to any rapper, Rahzel has been linked to some of the most longstanding and successful artists. His 2000 solo project, The Fifth Element, spotlights Rahzel’s astounding ability […]

Sororities see record interest

Officials said an unprecedented 425 potential sorority members flooded the elevator lobby on the fourth floor of the Marvin Center Tuesday night, kicking off Panhellenic recruitment. Last year 368 women initially expressed interest in recruitment. Panhellenic Rush is made up of four rounds – open house, philanthropy, invitational and preference – before students receive bids […]

At the movies: Secondhand Lions

I have this recurring fantasy about watching Haley Joel Osment being torn to pieces by wild lions, so when a half-starved lion chases Osment through a cornfield halfway through “Secondhand Lions,” I thought my dream was about to come true. But it’s a Disney movie, so the lion just cuddles him and, alas, part of […]

Bush asks for more money for Iraq

Posted 3:22pm September 19 by Melissa Kronfeld U-WIRE Washington Bureau Last week, President George W. Bush requested that Congress grant him an additional $87 billion in funding the aftermath of the war in Iraq. The President told Congress and the American people that $66 billion was intended to fund military and intelligence operations, while the […]

Golf team comes out swinging

The GW golf team is full of youth and talent this year, but teams with those characteristics usually lack experience. Not so with the Colonials. The sophomores that dominate the 2003-04 team have been starters since the beginning of their freshman years, leaving the Colonials with plenty of experience and match savvy. Add a star […]

Web Extra: Mount Vernon campus loses power

POSTED 5:30p.m., FridayThe Mount Vernon Campus is running on emergency power after a tree fell on a power line as Tropical Storm Isabel swept through D.C. Thursday night. University officials said they are unsure when full power will return to Mount Vernon, but said they are working with city officials to restore the electricity as […]

Women complete D.C. sweep

The GW women’s soccer team proved it is the city’s strongest team after beating cross-town rival Howard 2-1 Wednesday. The win followed victories over Georgetown and American last week and a tie against Maryland on Sunday. Coming off their late comeback against the Terrapins, the Colonials (4-1-1) kept their momentum going on the Howard campus. […]

In stores and on sale

Artist: Mary J. Blige Album: Love and Life Genre: R&B/Hip-hop Label: Geffen Mary J. does it again. Teaming up with the infamous Sean “P. Diddy” Combs, her sixth studio album takes listeners inside her intimate world of Love and Life. Hip-hop and R&B beats blend to create music that touches the soul. The album doesn’t […]