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.

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 […]

4-RIDE driver exonerated of abuse charges

A female student has dropped her claim that a 4-RIDE driver groped her genitals, University Police Chief Dolores Stafford said Friday. After taking statements from the driver and several other passengers who were in the vehicle last Sunday when the alleged incident occurred, UPD concluded that the 4-RIDE driver did not abuse the student, Stafford […]

Campus Calendar

Monday President of Romania, H.E. Ion Iliescu, receives GW President’s Medal 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Media and Public Affairs building, Jack Morton Auditorium Sports Law panel and discussion 5 to 7 p.m. Law School Great Room Chinese American Student Association game night 8 p.m. to midnight Hippodrome Tuesday The Health Status of the World’s […]

Finding faith, finding a home

In a period of life that involves important transitions, many GW freshmen turn to one or more of the many on-campus religious communities available to them in order to bond with peers and find direction in a new environment that can sometimes seem large and impersonal. Faith takes a high priority among many students, prompting […]

Chipotle vs. Baja Fresh

Chipotle 1837 M St. N.W. On the corner of 19th and M streets 466-4104 by Sarah Ransbottom “Two things, thousands of ways.” But what exactly are these two things? Tacos and burritos. Where can you find them? On the corner of 19th and M streets, just a short stroll from campus. But these aren’t the […]

Varsity Roundup

Women win, men lose in swimming against JMU The GW swimming teams had mixed results against James Madison Saturday at the Smith Center, with the women winning 125-112 and the men losing 135-107. Freshman Monica Pampell, senior Kristin Rasmuson and sophomores Maggie Moss and Christina Boland teamed up to win the 400 medley relay in […]