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.

Professors lack technology training

At least 30 percent of faculty members who teach in high-tech classrooms in the Elliott School of International Affairs building failed to attend GW technology training sessions. “Faculty are not making it a priority to attend a short 20-minute training (session), and thus they are not able to utilize the technology successfully,” said P.B. Garrett, […]

SA in Brief

Hart addresses Senate at first meeting Student Association President Kris Hart emphasized the Senate’s need to end “pettiness and disagreements” that have plagued the SA in the past, at the Senate’s first bi-weekly meeting of the semester Tuesday night. Last year some senators came under fire for improper use of student funds. During elections in […]

Mitchell Hall awaits 7-Eleven

Students will soon be able to enjoy slurpees and Slim Jims 24 hours a day when a 7-Eleven store opens in Mitchell Hall next fall. Cynthia Baker, public relations manager for 7-Eleven Inc., the company’s international branch, said the store is set to open in fall 2004, with construction beginning early next year. She said […]

Club Roundup

Women’s field hockey The women’s field hockey team played its first three games of the season this past weekend at George Mason. Sophomore Tatiana Karas scored the lone goal to beat George Mason 1-0 on Saturday, but the women fell to the University of Virginia later in the day, 3-0. They lost again on Sunday, […]

Students to launch online TV station

A group of GW students is preparing to launch an Internet television station around November that will broadcast up to five programs per week. Although the University has television channels available for student use, the group – has no plans to broadcast on them in the near future, and will solely rely on its […]

Intramural Roundup

Lesser, Cady win doubles tennis Jonathan Lesser and Steven Cady outlasted 15 other teams to win the 2003 doubles tennis tournament on Sunday, Sept. 21. Lesser and Cady finished pool play with a 3-0 record and advanced to the semifinals, where they won by default over David Upbin and Seena Ghaznavi. In the finals, they […]

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 […]