October 9, 2003

Volume 100, Issue 18

Stories from the October 9, 2003 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Greek Briefs

Kappa Kappa Gamma plans kickball tourney The Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority will host “Kappa Kickball” later this month to raise money to fight breast cancer. Members said they invited different GW student groups to participate in the event, including other Greek-letter organizations. “There seems to be a very positive response so far,” said Emily Elliott, […]

Column: Donate blood and save a life

Roughly 220,000 pints of blood are on campus right now. It’s time they be put to good use. Every day trauma victims, premature babies, cancer patients and others need a total of 38,000 units of blood. A transfusion is needed in this country once every two seconds, according to the American Red Cross. Conscious of […]

Calendar

Thursday Republocats Kickoff event featuring Paul Begala and Tucker Carlson 5 to 6 p.m. Jack Morton Auditorium, Media and Public Affairs building Iranian Cultural Society Kickoff party 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. Hippodrome Fall Film Series: Alex and Emma 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. Marvin Center Amphitheater Taste of Africa 7 to 10 p.m. Marvin […]

Forum: Debate is patriotic

“Oil revenues of (Iraq) could bring in between $50 and $100 billion over the course of the next two or three years. We are dealing with a country that can really finance its own reconstruction, and relatively soon.” These words were uttered by my personal hero, Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz, on March 27. […]

The artist under the stairs

No one ever expected to see a moustache on Diana Ross. “People always get upset at me because I put a moustache on her,” said Eric Marlow, 52, with a laugh. “I like to take people and push them to the limit.” Every day, GW students stream in and out of the Gelman library with […]

Intramural Sports Rankings

Men’s League 1. Africa United, 3-0 (last year’s champs making another run this year) 2. International All Stars, 3-0 (7-on-7 Spring champs have reloaded) 3. AAA, 3-0 (face off this week with Africa United for division lead) 4. Kappa Sigma, 3-0 (leading the fraternity division again this year) 5. ???, 3-0 (dominating the Sunday men’s […]

Marvin Center to add deli venue

An expanded Montague’s Deli will replace dining venue Fan Fare on the ground floor of the Marvin Center Wednesday. The deli will offer made-to-order sandwiches, fresh deli meat by the pound, made-to-order gourmet sandwiches and pre-made salads. Officials said they were not seeing “top of the line sales” from the venue but declined to comment […]

“Blithe Spirit” at the Betts

“Blithe Spirit” first appeared on the London stage during the dark days of 1941. The Germans were constantly bombing London and Britain was losing battles on land. The wry satirist Noel Coward wrote this play in five days to lighten the spirits of his countrymen. The farce ran for almost 2,000 performances and was headed […]

Setting the M Street beat

The music is reminiscent of groups like Junkyard and is played on things found in dumpsters, but the beats rising from 19th and M streets are anything but garbage. Two go-go drummers, who go by the names of Donald D. and Rapper D., have been cranking out beats at this busy intersection for years. Using […]

Where the avant gardes meet

Staring at Salvador Dali’s “Apparition of Face and Fruit Dish on a Beach” at the Phillips Collection’s new exhibit, Surrealism and Modernism, I found myself wishing I had gone into astrology rather than liberal arts. Maybe then I could have conjured Salvador Dali from the dead, just to casually inquire why he decided to devote […]