October 30, 2003

Volume 100, Issue 24

Stories from the October 30, 2003 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

The Dark Prince… bombs

This guy must be doing something right. Whether it’s his bloody-throat vocals, dissent from mainstream culture or uncanny ability to identify an audience as “dirty mother-fuckers,” the crowd was going nuts. The largest turnout I’ve ever seen at the 9:30 Club was composed of listeners spanning a full range of age and attire, with only […]

November concert preview

1- Ben Folds @ GW Smith Center Cypress Hill @ 9:30 Club Bouncing Souls @ Nation 2- Electronic Possible @ Phillips Hall Basement 4- Tom Jones @ Lisner Auditorium Visqueen @ Velvet Lounge 5 -Tom Jones @ Lisner Auditorium 6 – Imminent with Iszoloscope @ Nation 7 – British Sea Power @ Black Cat 8- […]

Column: A maligned presidency

There has been a lot of griping lately from supporters of President George W. Bush about the alleged hatred that his political opponents have for him. This has come up in The Hatchet, in the public press and on CNN’s “Crossfire.” The president’s sympathizers have even used the term “pathological” to describe what they see […]

GW student stars in “Zero Day”

Zero Day wants to upset you. Following two high school gunmen as they prepare and execute an attack on their classmates, the film goes out of its way to show you a world where monsters need no reasons, where nothing can explain the killers away. Shot in a self reflexive documentary style, the film consists […]

Column: Skewed primary system

Twenty minutes. Twenty minutes is all that separates my home in Nebraska from the momentary epicenter of the political world, Iowa. Iowa’s caucus is the first contest between the parities’ candidates for president. The voters of Iowa and New Hampshire, home to the first state primary, have disproportionate power in choosing the candidates for president. […]

Staff editorial: Students at risk for identity theft

According to the Federal Trade Commission, 27.3 million Americans have been victims of identity theft in the past five years. Identity theft occurs when someone uses personal information such as one’s name, Social Security number or credit card number without permission to commit fraud or other crimes. The University’s use of Social Security numbers for […]

Letters to the Editor

Act of cowardice The Oct. 27 editorial encouraging the law school to try to thwart military recruiting on campus (“An act of great courage,” p. 4), failed to consider the true ramifications of such action. We, as citizens of the United States, owe certain duties to our country, including serving our nation. The Law School […]

Bar Belle: Garrett’s

3003 M St. N.W. Carded: at the door Cover: nope Dress: whatever works for you Specials: Vary throughout the week, but the best are $1.50 Bud and Bud Light drafts on Wednesdays and $2 Pennsylvania Beer Night on Thursdays. Belle Rating: 2.5 belles In regards to my absence last week, I apologize. I was busy […]

SA Notes

Senate overlooks student group SA President Kris Hart announced Tuesday that the initial allocation request for EMeRG, the student-run emergency medical service, was lost somewhere in the legislative process. Hart said University Police Department officials informed him on Monday that EMeRG was not receiving SA funding, which is normally about $7,000. Hart resolved the issue […]

Varsity Roundup

Water Polo wins one of four at East-West Invite The GW men’s water polo team finished the East Meets West Invite with a 1-3 record last weekend at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Co. The Colonials’ (8-12) sole victory of the tournament came against Chapman University in their third match with a […]