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.

Staff Editorial: Intrusive lists

The Student Activities Center has a new policy of requiring student groups to provide a list of its members as part of its registration process. A group of student organizations calling themselves Student Organizations Aligning for Rights (SOAR), which includes groups such as the College Democrats and Republicans, the Out Crowd and Muslim and Jewish […]

Secret lives made public

Aviva Slesin is an Academy Award-winning director (“The Ten Year Lunch”) whose most recent film, “Secret Lives: Hidden Children and their Rescuers During World War II,” addresses the complex issues surrounding the Jewish children of World War II who were saved by non-Jewish families in occupied Europe. Slesin was a hidden child given to a […]

Gorbachev speaks at AU

Former Soviet Union President Mikhail Gorbachev talked about the importance of international institutions in diffusing crises at American University’s Bender Arena Tuesday night. The last leader of what former President Ronald Reagan once called the “evil empire” addressed more than 3,500 American students and faculty in Russian, which was translated into English. During his 45-minute […]

Column: Too early to end student feedback

The University administration is poised to consider a policy that will have as much impact on student life as anything proposed since GW’s inception. The proposed switch to a mandatory summer session for rising juniors could mean any number of things for students at GW. While this change has the potential to drastically improve a […]

The Kennedys: Revisited

The glossy black-and-white photographs evoke a feeling of “once upon a time.” True, pictures of John and Jacqueline Kennedy were just as at home within the pages of the Diana Vreeland-era Vogue as they were in LIFE magazine. But now the fragrance of fairytale also seems to mist from their images. The apty-titled “Camelot at […]

Hospital demolition noise bothers neighbors

With demolition of the old GW Hospital entering its third week, some students living near the site expressed concern about the loud noise caused by the destruction. The 55-year-old building, located across the street from Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis and Munson halls, is being razed with a claw and wrecking ball. Demolition, which is conducted […]

Letters to the Editor

Gelman Feedback I am Damien Gardner your student liaison to the Gelman Library System. As student liaison I serve as your voice to the Gelman Library System and its staff. I am writing you to offer my assistance on any issues that you may have with the libraries and their services. You can reach me […]

In stores and on sale

Title: “Leona Naess” Artist: Leona Naess Genre: Light Indie Label: Geffen Records You’ll be biting your knuckles as you try to remember where you’ve heard each song before, but after the 11th track on Leona Naess’ third album, you’ll realize it’s the simplicity, not the repetition, which rings a bell. Clean guitar plucks accompany Naess’ […]

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 […]