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 Glance Back: A big stir for a small crowd

Few artists in rock music today have created such a stir among those who normally would not listen to hard rock as Andrew W.K. has. In fact, he has caused a rift between many music fans and their friends. Many people are wondering, “Is he serious?” For some, he represents a return to the meaningless […]

Area residents, GW students protest Saudis

Leaders and members of the Jewish community converged at the Saudi Arabian Embassy Wednesday to protest that country’s alleged financial support of terrorists. About 75 people, including several GW students, called on the U.S. to abandon its close relationship with Saudi Arabia. The event was coordinated by the Jewish Community Council of Greater Washington. “We […]

4-RIDE speeds up van service

University Police officials said they are better equipped to handle 4-RIDE passengers this year, with the addition of four vehicles, six drivers and a more advanced phone answering system. The University gave UPD a $180,000 budget increase for 4-RIDE this year, in response to a record number of passengers that used the service last year, […]

At the Movies: Jason Biggs discusses the aura of Woody

NEW YORK – Anything more and the excessive laughter would make my stomach hurt. Woody Allen has managed to keep the audience laughing out loud while sneaking in a few morality issues and typical Woody Allen moments in his latest release, “Anything Else.” Casting Jason Biggs and Christina Ricci to appeal to a younger, hipper […]

BAR BELLE: TOM TOM

Tom Tom 2335 18th St. N.W. Adams Morgan Getting in: Carded at the door Dress code: Casual Cover: None Specials: Not on a Saturday night, but a sign on the wall promoted Thursday Happy Hour specials Summer ended on Tuesday. If you don’t believe me, check your calendar – that’s how I found out. With […]

Theater groups fight for space

Student theater groups on campus are waiting for a decision from administrators concerning their proposal to convert a studio in Building XX into performance and rehearsal space. There are currently no venues on campus dedicated solely to student theater. Groups can use space in Lisner Downstage and the Mitchell Hall Theater, among other locations, but […]

Staff Editorial: GW holds back student-produced TV

The University often boasts about broadcasting CNN’s “Crossfire” nightly from its state-of-the-art Media and Public Affairs building. Officials tell prospective students tall tales of being able to experience broadcast journalism on campus, but the closest most students come to participating in broadcast television is volunteering to take tickets at the front door – a truly […]

Redford speaks at Kennedy Center

On Sept. 9th, legendary actor, director, producer and activist Robert Redford appeared at the Kennedy Center to deliver a policy speech on the importance of public funding and preservation for the arts. The speech was the headline attraction of this year’s annual Nancy Hanks lecture, sponsored by Americans for the Arts and the Film Foundation, […]

GOP Senator defends file sharers

Sen. Norm Coleman (R-Minn.) encouraged students to make their voices heard and spoke out against targeting online music sharers in a speech at the Marvin Center Continental Ballroom Tuesday night. About 60 students attended the event, sponsored by the College Republicans. Coleman was elected to the Senate in November 2002, filling a post previously held […]

Column: GW’s last experiment with trimesters

On the National Archives building, there reads a famous verse: “the past is prologue; study the past.” The issue of trimesters, recently the subject of an Alternative Academic Calendar Report released in June, demands a look into the annals of GW history, revealing a temporary experiment with trimesters from 1941 to 1945. Had the Committee […]