October 6, 2003

Volume 100, Issue 17

Stories from the October 6, 2003 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Students join thousands at AIDS walk

Thousands of people marched through downtown D.C. Saturday to raise money for people living with HIV and AIDS at the 17th annual AIDS Walk Washington. Amidst the throng were about 150 GW students, who marched under the banner “We Walk Together” and carried balloons with the GW logo. The group, which was organized by the […]

Campus briefs

PBS show featuring GW law school up for Emmy An episode of the PBS documentary program Voices of Vision, which two GW law school faculty co-produced, has been nominated for an Emmy Award this year. Professor of Law Lawrence Mitchell and Law School Dean Michael Young featured the University’s Institute for International Corporate Governance and […]

Men open A-10 play with road split

The GW men’s soccer team shut out Rhode Island Sunday, 1-0, to bounce back from a 3-0 loss to Massachusetts Friday in the Colonials’ first weekend of conference play. In both contests, no one was able to score in the first half. But on Sunday, the Colonials (3-7, 1-1 Atlantic 10) took control after halftime […]

Women defend home turf

The GW women’s soccer team narrowly escaped with another victory Sunday, squeaking by Rhode Island on a late goal by senior Kim Warner. The 1-0 victory, coupled with a 1-0 win over Massachusetts Friday, was the Colonials’ 13th straight game without a loss at home and their fifth straight shutout. GW Head Coach Tanya Vogel […]

GW to house Arabic center

Researchers at a GW graduate school have been tapped to help coordinate and improve the nation’s K through 12 Arabic language education programs. The George Washington University Graduate School of Education and Human Development recently received a grant to develop the country’s first resource center to provide nationwide access to materials for teachers and administrators […]

GW beats both Rams in one weekend

An unusual incident involving fans and a key substitution by the coaching staff helped the GW volleyball team achieve a narrow victory Saturday over the Rhode Island Rams at the Smith Center. The win marked the Colonials’ fourth straight win after they swept Fordham’s Rams at home Friday, 3-0. The weekend’s victories put GW (14-2, […]

Women, students rally for choice

“Not the church, not the state. Women must decide our fate,” chanted about 200 people, most of which were females and students, gathered on the steps of the Supreme Court on Saturday. The rally featured speakers from Feminist Majority, the National Organization for Women, NARAL Pro-Choice America and Planned Parenthood Federation of America. The event […]

Letters to the Editor

We think the GW student body deserves some clarification. WRGW would like to offer this letter in response to recent articles published in the GW Hatchet. First, regarding the letter to the editor titled “It’s About Time” (Oct. 2, pg. 5), broadcasting the Student Association meeting is an excellent idea – so excellent that WRGW […]

Staff Editorial: The Hatchet Meter

Business School A D.C. Court of Appeals ruling that waived city restrictions on construction until 2006 finally allows the administration to go ahead with the business school they “broke ground” on nearly a year ago – a much needed improvement. The ruling still left an opening for the city to invoke a restriction on underclassmen […]

ColumnThe administration that cried wolf

Before the war in Iraq, the Bush administration cried out over the hill to the townspeople that a wolf was on the verge of attacking the sheep. They told the American people that Iraq possessed weaponry making it an immediate threat to U.S. security. The administration said Iraq had a well-developed nuclear program that presented […]