December 8, 2003

Volume 100, Issue 33

Stories from the December 8, 2003 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Staff Editorial: A good first step

The Office of Housing Services recently released its guidelines for the housing selection process for the 2004-05 school year. These guidelines represent many positive departures from the controversial plan Housing Services presented to students last year, but officials must still address chronic problems in this year’s housing selection process. This year, it appears Housing Services […]

Putting your best foot forward

Woody Allen once quipped, “Eighty percent of success is showing up.” He may not have meant showing up at the GW Career Center, but he would have been right if he had. Allen’s comment sums up the Career Center’s mission fairly well. Figuring out when and where one should start looking for employment opportunities is […]

CADE reviews alcohol campaign

Although GW’s alcohol-related hospitalizations dropped slightly this semester, the University may discontinue its three-year-old anti-binge drinking campaign at the end of the spring. There were 39 alcohol-related hospitalizations since September, down from 44 at this time in 2002, according to Student Judicial Services. Hospitalizations also fell from seven to three over Halloween weekend. Director of […]

Women’s basketball opens Atlantic 10 play with two wins in Ohio

Posted Monday, Jan. 5, 11:40 p.m. The GW women’s basketball team continued its dominance over Dayton in an easy 71-51 victory Monday night in Dayton, Ohio. The Colonials moved to 16-0 against the Flyers all-time, 8-4 overall and 2-0 in the Atlantic 10. GW overpowered the short bench of Dayton (2-11, 0-2 A-10) in convincing […]

Column: Workers rights are human rights

In the fall of 2001, facing pervasive harassment from management including threats to their immigration status, sexual abuse and intimidation as well as ethnic and racial slurs, workers at a small bakery tried to form a union for their facility. The company responded by firing workers engaged in the campaign and with further sexual harassment […]

Battle of the sexes

Question: I’ve been single for a while now and I’m really starting to get impatient. I don’t like dancing, however, and I never really feel comfortable in bars or at large parties. Are there any other really good ways to meet women in D.C.? Chick: As a girl who never fails to compliment someone’s cute […]

Brief: IFC elects new president

The Interfraternity Council elected Ben Block, a member of Alpha Epsilon Pi, as its new president Thursday. The IFC is the governing board of on-campus fraternities and is made up of members of the various organizations. Block, a junior, will be taking over for outgoing president Norman Pentelovitch, a member of Kappa Sigma. The election […]

From the left: Only one touchdown

There is one aspect of football that always fascinates me the few times I watch it. No matter how badly the team is getting beat, a player will always celebrate a touchdown as if he just saved the game. While pretending to enjoy a football game this Thanksgiving, I couldn’t help thinking about Republicans when […]


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Intramural Roundup

Floor hockey nears completion The 2003 Floor Hockey league opened its playoffs Friday with men’s quarterfinal action that saw no game decided by more than three goals. Monday’s games include the women’s and men’s semifinals, with the league championships for men’s, women’s and co-rec set for Tuesday. Blowouts mark basketball finals The fall 3-on-3 basketball […]