November 10, 2003

Volume 100, Issue 27

Stories from the November 10, 2003 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Letters to the Editor

Enviromental concerns I find it somewhat ironic that recently in the same issue of The Hatchet there are articles regarding our University’s debt of $680 million (Nov. 6, p. 1) and the choice to turn the University’s cooling system back on in residence halls (p. 12). I must make clear that, although I do not […]

Campus Calendar

Monday Kalb Report featuring Washington Post columnist Bob Woodward 7 p.m. National Press Club, 14th and F streets Election 2004 Panel Discussion featuring State Sen. Leslie Byrne (D-Va.), D.C. Councilman Jim Graham and Mid-Atlantic Director for Generation Dean Ariane Holm 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Marvin Center 307 Sponsored by Dean 2004 at GW Tuesday Iftar […]

GW to improve advising system

Officials are working on an electronic undergraduate advising system that will allow students to view their requirements and course options more clearly. The system – Curriculum, Advising and Program Planning – is scheduled to be implemented next year. The program will initially be available only to academic advisers but will eventually be integrated into the […]

GW in brief

Federal trial begins for Rizzo Murderer The man who killed GW student Jonathan Rizzo in 2001 went to court last week for the start of his federal death penalty case. Gary Sampson described in court how he killed Rizzo, 19, and another man after asking for rides in their cars, according to the Boston Globe. […]

Professor may head OAS

Professor Miguel Angel Rodriguez is vying for the top spot in the Organization of American States, calling for increased human rights in the Western Hemisphere. Rodriguez, the Elliott School of International Affairs’ Shapiro visiting professor and former president of Costa Rica, said while states have made significant inroads against tyranny in recent years, there are […]

Battle of the Sexes

Q: Every once in a while my boyfriend loses his erection halfway through sex. As if that weren’t bad enough, he gets really depressed when it happens and won’t talk to me afterwards. It doesn’t happen that often, so I’m OK with it. I just want him to stop being such a baby. How do […]

Infamous journalist addresses students

Stephen Glass was once a respected young journalist, loved and cared for by his editors and co-workers at The New Republic magazine. Glass was 25 years old in 1998 when editor Charles Lane fired him from The New Republic after editors discovered that a number of his articles had been fabricated. Glass created fake Web […]

Staff Editorial: University-sponsored file sharing

The Recording Industry Association of America has threatened lawsuits against students and universities in an attempt to curb the massive influx of copyright infringement occurring over peer-to-peer file-sharing networks such as KaZaA. As a result, many colleges face a choice – eliminate file-sharing capacity over the university network entirely and risk student wrath or chance […]

Pinnock, Elliott shine in debut

The GW men’s basketball team used 13 players in its first exhibition game of the season, but for the second straight year, junior Tamal Forchion was not one of them. An unspecified pulled muscle sidelined Forchion while the rest of the Colonials overcame 22 turnovers to beat the Universal All-Stars, 97-74, at the Smith Center […]

Column: RHA on alternative calender

The proposed alternative academic calendar could possibly have a great financial benefit for GW but less tangible costs to students could outweigh the increase in revenue. The Residence Hall Association finds it necessary to explain our position against the proposed changes on the current academic calendar. If a new calendar is put into place, students […]