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.

Provost enables more SJT travel

The appointment of a University provost last semester is allowing GW President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg to travel abroad more freely this year. Trachtenberg, who recently returned from a trip to London, is set to visit the Middle East in October and China in December, both GW-related trips to “follow up on resources, plan joint ventures, […]

Gallo, golfers win tournament

The GW golf team won the Rehoboth Beach Fall Invitational Monday in Rehoboth Beach, Del. Sophomore Andrew Gallo led the Colonials, shooting an even-par 72 in the first round and a blistering 69 in the second round to claim the individual title. As a team, GW shot a two-round total 588 to set an overall […]

UPD to improve Townhouse security

University Police officials are working with the Greek-letter organizations living in Townhouse Row to develop security procedures and curb underage drinking at GW’s newest residential facility. UPD Chief Dolores Stafford said security measures at Townhouse Row have proven effective so far, adding that no alcohol violations have been recorded since the facility opened to students […]

Cage film shoots near GW

GW got a taste of Hollywood Monday night, as production crews shot scenes for an upcoming Nicolas Cage movie at the bridge on 23rd Street and Virginia Avenue near campus. Stunt Coordinator Chris Tuck said the crew was working for a few hours to shoot a “filler scene” which, after editing, will consist of 10 […]

Baseball’s postseason is apocalypse now

The Red Sox will play the Cubs in the World Series. America will ask permission from the U.N. to annex France. Eminem will come out of the closet. Which one is least likely to occur? Any other year, I’d pick the first option. “Crazy” is one word to describe the 2003 Major League Baseball season. […]

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 […]