September 25, 2003

Volume 100, Issue 14

Stories from the September 25, 2003 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

A Pleasant surprise in “The Rundown”

The best movies are those that exceed expectations. One will sometimes see a movie solely out of boredom, on a whim or out of morbid curiosity, only to walk out of the theater with mouth agape, eyes glazed over and a confused look on your face asking, “What just happened?” There’s nothing quite like a […]

Runners work for high A-10 finish

The GW men’s and women’s cross country teams return to competition this season with high expectations and a great deal of young talent. Both squads experienced a fair amount of turnover from last year, as three seniors from each team graduated. But filling that void is a group of freshmen who have already clocked competitive […]

Column: Report unsatisfactory on trimesters

I do not feel that the proposed changes to the University’s academic calendar are a good idea. I’ve read the report submitted by the Alternative Academic Calendar, and I encourage everyone to read it. The report seems to focus less on improving academics at GW – the stated purpose of the alternative calendar – and […]

Varsity Roundup

Golf team takes seventh at JMU The GW golf team finished seventh out of 17 schools at the James Madison Invitational last weekend. Hurricane Isabel forced the Colonials to play 36 holes on Sunday and finish the other 18 on Monday. Freshman Jack Tyler was GW’s low shooter of the tournament with a 213 total […]

Column: Where’s the real irony?

As Chairman of the SA Senate Rules Committee, or the “Irony Committee” as Graham N. Murphy so eloquently put it in his column (“Presenting the Irony Committee,” Sept. 22, p. 5), I feel that it is only appropriate for me to point out some of the ironies in Murphy’s argument. Is it not ironic that […]

GW evaluates hurricane damage

Hurricane Isabel, which left the Mount Vernon Campus without power for three days and turned its 350 residents into refugees, cost GW about $1 million, University officials said Wednesday. Mount Vernon regained power Monday morning, ending an ordeal for students who were temporarily housed in local hotels and Foggy Bottom residence halls. The relocation came […]

Letters to the Editor

Obesity laws more than serious Yes, many are skeptical about lawsuits aimed at the public health problem of obesity, just as they were about the lawsuits aimed at smoking which have now been hugely successful and have won plaintiffs more than $250 billion. They were also initially skeptical about my legal actions to get women […]

Crime Log

Simple Assault 9/21 – Stuart Hall – 1:31 a.m. – case closed A female student listened to an “obscene” message left on her answering machine from an unidentified male, telling her what types of women he prefers. The individual, who is from the female’s hometown and is unaffiliated with GW, was arrested by local police. […]

Campus Calendar

Thursday City Light Christian Fellowship Prayer Workshop 7:30 to 10 p.m. Funger Hall room 310 Friday Corcoran Gallery Visit 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., meet at Kogan Plaza to walk to the gallery Cost: free for the first 20 people, $3 after that Sponsored by International Affairs Society Ganesha Pooja, spiritual service, all are welcome. 7 […]