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.

Romance of the Revolution

After a week-long series of power outages and besieged by an unerring sense of performance anxiety, the curtain went up at the Clark Street Playhouse, leaving an unmistakable trace of trepidation. “Who knows what to expect?” was the question du jour. Well, heave a sigh of relief and break out the Perrier-Jouet and brie – […]

Speaker addresses human rights and Islam

Howard University’s Muslim Chaplain and chair of government relations for the Muslim Alliance in North America spoke to students about human rights in Islam Monday. The event was part of Islam Awareness Week, an annual program run by the Muslim Students’ Association. This year’s theme is the universality of Islam. The chaplain, Imam Abdul Malik […]

Varsity Roundup

The GW men’s water polo team lost to Johns Hopkins University Wednesday night in Baltimore, Md., by the score of 15-10. The Colonials had hoped to beat JHU for the second time in five days, but it was not to be. The Colonials started the game slowly and found themselves down 11-1 at halftime. GW […]

At the Movies

“Pieces of April” by Nora Leerhsen Many of us are all too familiar with the reality of a dysfunctional family trapped in a car for a long drive. In his upcoming film, “Pieces of April,” Peter Hedges addresses such situations as well as the more serious dilemmas that are a part of daily life, exemplified […]

Campus Calendar

Thursday World Bank Organization for International Development Speaker John Page, director of the poverty reduction strategy group 6:15 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. 1957 E St. room 602 Fall Film Series: X2: X-Men United 7 p.m. to 12 a.m. Marvin Center Continental Ballroom Sponsored by the Program Board Friday Applications for first-year Student Association Senate seats […]

Black…It’s like space without the stars

Some viewers have complained that the film “Dead Poets Society” has an utter lack of serious rocking out. “Sure, it taught me to believe in myself,” some viewers might say. “But where’s the gut-wrenching drum solo?” Well, the wait is over. Jack Black (“High Fidelity”) is about to answer your prayers in his newest movie, […]

SA Notes

Judicial advisers provide free services The Student Association initiated 11 Student Judicial Advisers to work to help students better understand the judicial process if charged with University violations. The advisers volunteered their services to the SA. SJAs work with counselors from Student Judicial Services to learn how to help students create their witness statements, go […]

Bar Belle: Rhino Bar

Where: 3295 M St. N.W. Carded: Twice at door Dress: preppy Specials: none on Friday night, but go on Saturday for $2 drinks until midnight When I mentioned to a friend who went to Georgetown University that I was planning to go to Rhino Bar, he immediately told me it was the sketchiest place in […]

Traffic accident prompts H Street safety concerns

A silver Lexus hit a female graduate student in front of the Marvin Center Tuesday evening. The heavy traffic flow of the 2100 block of H Street has prompted officials and the city to discuss closing it off in the past. The student, Jessica Burt, was taken to GW Hospital where her bruised left foot […]

Column: It could happen to you

There is something that I really need to tell you. Are you sitting down? Good. You need to know that I am in an abusive relationship. I am telling you this, so maybe you cannot make the same mistake I did. What happened to me can happen to anyone. We all have the same likelihood […]