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.

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 […]

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 […]

Students, administrators debate mandatory summer

A mandatory summer session was the central focus of a tense meeting between administrators, faculty and student leaders Tuesday night. Charles Karelis, chair of the University’s committee to explore acedemic calendar options, answered student and faculty questions, and discussed pros and cons of the proposed system. Under a changed calendar, the University would mandate rising […]

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 […]

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. […]