October 2, 2003

Volume 100, Issue 16

Stories from the October 2, 2003 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Crime Log

Simple Assault 9/23 – Public Space – 2:26 a.m. – open case A bottle of water thrown out of a Townhouse Row window struck a male student in the head as he walked on 23rd Street between F and G streets. The student refused medical attention. Disorderly Conduct 9/26 – Public Space – 2:30 a.m. […]

Hollywood visits the District

You heard the whispers. He’s here. Cameron Poe. Stanley Goodspeed. Castor Troy! That’s right folks. A Nicolas Cage movie is being filmed in town. The movie is “National Treasure” and it’s a Jerry Bruckheimer production. In the film, Cage stars as an archaeologist on the hunt for a treasure buried by the founding fathers. An […]

Hart begins year with flury of SA activity

After a year of scandal, gossip and fighting within the Student Association, SA president Kris Hart said he has his work cut out for him if he wants to be taken seriously. Following last year’s scandals involving the SA inappropriately spending its funds, the SA lost some credibility from the administration, Hart said, but he […]

GW in Brief

University lays alumni bricks Sidewalks between Bell Hall and the Woodhull House should reopen this week as the University finishes laying bricks with alumni names, officials said. Since 1989, each graduating class member has the option of buying a brick with their name and degree that is placed around campus. The bricks have previously been […]

Nation: Back in the “Buzz”

At the pinnacle of its’ popularity, last year’s untimely termination of Buzz, the Friday-night party at Nation, created an uproar among D.C. club-goers. Celebrating its seventh year, the notoriously wild reputation of Buzz earned the club the distinction of being the site of a May 1999 FOX 5 News report exposing club activities. Across the […]

SA Senate looks to renew image

The Student Association Senate will be starting the year with a flurry of meetings, hearings and new legislation aimed at increasing student involvement and activity. The SA is making an effort to rebuild the credibility of the Senate in the wake of scandals last year that saw senators trade recriminations over the purchase of alcohol […]

Greek Briefs

Alpha Phi begins service project Members of the Alpha Phi sorority said they began conducting a major philanthropy event on Sunday, when 22 out of the approximately 110 members completed orientation at the GW Heart Center, which opened in August. Alpha Phi’s main philanthropy is women’s cardiac care, members said. “It’s so convenient that our […]

RIAA targets students

Posted 7:50pm Oct 2 by Jason Hipp U-WIRE Washington Bureau On Sept. 9, one Boston University student logged onto a downloading program, one of many peer-to-peer networks that facilitate the exchange of music and movies, and traded some Janet Jackson and B2K tunes. Less than two weeks later, the student faced a lawsuit from the […]