November 13, 2003

Volume 100, Issue 28

Stories from the November 13, 2003 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Varsity Roundup

Forchion will play Saturday Junior Tamal Forchion said he expects to play in the GW men’s basketball team’s second exhibition game against the E.A. Sports All Stars on Saturday. The forward missed the team’s first exhibition after straining his left groin but has had a good week of practices, head coach Karl Hobbs said. Saturday’s […]

SA Notes

SA looks to raise fees The Student Association Rules Committee unanimously voted Tuesday to raise the SA fee to $2 per credit hour. Students currently pay $1 per credit hour up to 15 credits. The bill also allows the fee to rise annually in proportion to tuition increases. If the Senate passes the bill this […]

Woodward headlines Kalb report Monday

Posted 9:30pm November 13 by Jane Black U-WIRE Washington Bureau Reporter Bob Woodward says he was always prepared to sit outside the “big shot’s” office as long as it took for him to get his answers. He remembers long before the Internet and the 24-hour news cycle, when a notepad was a reporter’s Bible and […]

Unranked women set for exhibition

The GW women’s basketball team opens its season Thursday night at the Smith Center in an exhibition game against a traveling team made up of National Women’s Basketball League players, including two former Colonials. The NWBL team will play wearing jerseys from the Tennessee Fury, one of the league’s regular teams. The past two seasons, […]

Campus Calendar

Thursday Ramadan Fast-A-Thon Businesses will donate food to the shelter Miriam’s Kitchen for each non-Muslim member of the GW community who goes hungry for the day. 4:45 to 7 p.m., dinner after fast Marvin Center Grand Ballroom Sponsored by Muslim Students Association Student Choice Concert University Band, Symphonic Band, Wind Ensemble 6 to 7:30 p.m. […]

Dean opts out of public funding

Posted 9:32pm November 13 by Aaron Huertas U-WIRE Washington Bureau Showing optimism for the future of his campaign and its ability to raise money, former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean became the first Democrat to opt out of public funding for a presidential campaign. “Our campaign has not been talking of campaign finance reform, it has […]

Council considers D.C. ballot bill

Five Democratic presidential candidates who withdrew their names from the D.C. primary may find their names back on the ballot, with or without their consent. Members of the D.C. City Council are considering the introduction of legislation that would put the candidates’ names on the ballot regardless of their intention to stay out of the […]

Greek Briefs

Organizations to hold blood drive The Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity and Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority will co-sponsor a blood drive for the American Red Cross Monday afternoon. The drive will take place from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Marvin Center room 302. The Red Cross is in “dire need” of blood donations this winter, […]

Malvo pleads ‘not guilty’ to capital murder

Posted 9:35pm November 13 by Vanessa Maltin U-WIRE Washington Bureau As the prosecution rested its case against sniper suspect John Allen Muhammad, co-defendant Lee Boyd Malvo entered a plea of “not guilty” before Judge Jane Marum Roush in Chesapeake, Va., Monday, for the slaying of FBI analyst Linda Franklin outside a Home Depot store on […]

Letters to the Editor

SJT and J Street I found myself fuming after attending the annual “Late Night with the President” with my residents Tuesday evening in the Hippodrome. Full of his usual disgrace and unwitting jokes, a jolly University President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg answered questions from this year’s freshman class. The freshmen, with painted faces and pom-poms, probably […]