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.

SA Notes

WRGW records Senate meeting WRGW recorded the Student Association Senate meeting live for the first-time Tuesday night in an effort to increase student accessibility and interaction. Students heard the proceedings live on the WRGW Web site, www.gwradio.com, and will soon be able to listen to archived copies online. “It was a very well put together […]

Staff Editorial: Fan Fare: good riddance

Fan Fare, the abandoned dining option that served ballpark foods in the Marvin Center ground floor, will go down as one of the worst food venues in recent GW history. Luckily for students, GW will soon replace it with Montague’s Deli – the old J Street favorite replaced by the Salad Garden this fall. While […]

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 […]


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 […]