October 27, 2003

Volume 100, Issue 23

Stories from the October 27, 2003 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Volleyball rebounds from RMU upset

The GW volleyball team split two games in Pittsburgh, Pa., this weekend, beating Duquesne Saturday, 3-0, after being swept by Robert Morris University on Friday. The win over Duquesne (10-14, 2-4 Atlantic 10) marked the second time this season that GW (18-5, 6-2 A-10) beat the Dukes, with both victories coming in straight games. The […]

HWC floor reopens

The third-floor gymnasium of the Health and Wellness Center will reopen this week after water damage forced officials to replace the flooring. The fourth floor, which also sustained damages, will be replaced in December but will remain open until then. On Aug. 28, students playing soccer in the fourth-floor gymnasium inadvertently hit a sprinkler with […]

Weekend puts men down, not out

The GW men’s soccer team could not hold onto an early lead Sunday, falling at Temple 3-1 two days after tying St. Joseph’s 0-0 in double-overtime. With three conference games remaining, the Colonials (5-10-1, 3-4-1 Atlantic 10) have a tough road ahead in their quest to repeat as A-10 Champions. They likely need to win […]

Neighborhood holds block party

About 100 Foggy Bottom residents and members of the GW community assembled in the Eye Street Mall on Sunday for the first local block party in 15 years. Members of the Foggy Bottom community enjoyed about 15 booths of hot dogs, popcorn and cotton candy. GW musical groups such as The Vibes and Voices of […]

Staff Editorial: An act of great courage

Professors in the GW Law School recently voted by secret ballot to join the Forum for Academic and Institutional Rights, an alliance primarily composed of law schools from across the country. This coalition contends that the Solomon Amendment – a law revoking federal funding from universities that do not allow military recruitment on campus – […]

The Allen Lee: A Foggy Bottom holdout

A quaint building hugging the corner of 23rd and F streets, the Allen Lee hotel is one of the few holdouts in an area dominated by GW. However, the University has tried to buy the building in the past and is still interested in the property. “It’s been many years since we’ve heard from (GW), […]

Staff Editorial: The invisible invasion

On Thursday GW launched its replacement for Midnight Madness, called Colonial Invasion. Midnight Madness traditionally introduced the beginning of the basketball season at the hour that practices were allowed to begin. The event drew criticism in recent years for focusing less on basketball and school spirit and more on superfluous side-acts. Going from one extreme […]

GW in Brief

GW kicks off Greek Week The University launched its annual Greek Week this weekend with a campfire, Foggy Bottom cleanup and Greek Games. Greek Week, which will last through Saturday, is a series of competitions and social events bringing the Greek-letter community together and raising money for charity. This year’s theme is “Where the Wild […]

Letters to the Editor

Moral high ground In Gary Livacari’s perfect world, all Democratic candidates for president would simply proclaim President George W. Bush leader-for-life and not even bother trying to replace him. In Livacari’s column on Oct. 23 (Forum: “Downright shameful rhetoric,” p. 5), he expresses outrage with Howard Dean (among others), who dared to call Bush “King […]

Nation in Brief

NYU student dies after fall (U-WIRE) NEW YORK – Police are investigating the death of a New York University student who fell from an apartment building last week. Michelle Gluckman, 19, is the third NYU student to die in five weeks. Gluckman fell from a sixth-story window onto an enclosed courtyard on the second floor […]