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.

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]