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.

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 […]

Campus Calendar

Thursday Rocky Horror Picture Show $5 midnight Marvin Center Grand Ballroom Same time and place Saturday Sponsored by Forbidden Planet Productions Deepavali Hindu New Year celebration Religious service – 7 p.m., Marvin Center rooms 413/414 Speaker – 8 p.m., Marvin Center room 301 Vegetarian dinner – 9 p.m., Marvin Center rooms 307/309 Sponsored by Satyam […]

Romanian president receives honor

Romanian President H.E. Ion Iliescu received the University President’s Medal Monday and said his country was committed to the reconstruction of Iraq. GW awarded the medal to Iliescu for his commitment to democracy and human rights. The President’s Medal, first awarded by GW President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg in 1988, is the highest honor the president […]

Inadequate science facilities plague research, faculty hiring

Science students are using some of the oldest, most inadequate classrooms on campus, and administrators say renovations and new facilities are at least eight years away. Michael King, chemistry department chair, said the science departments are more engaged in research than in the past but the University has run out of laboratory space to accommodate […]

Crime Log

Assault 10/26 – Public Space – open case Three unidentified individuals tried to remove a delivery person’s scooter from the street. The male delivery person confronted the individuals, and one individual proceeded to push him in the chest with a University Police officer standing nearby. The individuals fled the scene upon seeing the officer. Disorderly […]

Street safety concerns UPD

The University formed a committee this week to explore ways to make the 2100 block of H Street safer after a car struck a student there late last month. While the student sustained no serious injuries, the accident highlighted the potential dangers posed by a street that experiences a high volume of pedestrian and vehicular […]

Greek Briefs

Students “imprisoned” for charity The Alpha Delta Pi sorority will host its second annual “Jail n’ Bail” fundraiser Thursday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. as a part of this year’s Greek Week. Students can pay $3 to have their friends handcuffed to sorority members. Participants then report to Kogan Plaza to beg passersby for […]

Students rally against assault

Speakers at Wednesday night’s Take Back the Night event stressed that all people are susceptible to sexual assault and domestic violence. The annual event, sponsored by the Feminist Majority Leadership Alliance, is a rally against sexual violence. More than 60 students and area residents assembled in Kogan Plaza to read literature, hear speakers and march […]

SA, students criticize SSN usage

The Student Association is taking preliminary steps this week to advocate its position against the University’s use of Social Security numbers as a primary form of student identification. SA President Kris Hart said he is encouraging students to request randomly generated identification numbers from the Office of the Registrar to replace Social Security numbers, which […]