December 8, 2003

Volume 100, Issue 33

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

Hatchet Holiday Gift Guide

The clock is ticking – the start of Hanukkah is just 11 days away and Christmas is in two weeks – but luckily for you, sales at the mall never seem to end. No matter if your shopping list is long or short, filled with people naughty or nice, consult this gift guide to find […]

Interview with Ben Affleck

In his upcoming film “Paycheck” (Paramount Pictures), Ben Affleck plays a genius whose work for high tech corporations requires that his memory be periodically erased. “Paycheck” is directed by acclaimed action film director John Woo (“Broken Arrow”, “Face/Off”) and has a cast that includes Uma Thurman and Aaron Eckhart. In a recent Hatchet interview, Affleck […]

Letters to the Editor

Business as usual In the Dec. 4 Hatchet, Zej Moczydlowski gave readers a lesson in “Business in the real world”(p. 4). I must first point out that Aramark, the AFL-CIO and the Progressive Student Union have been dealing with business in the real world long before he or I gave our two cents. While Mr. […]

Students nosh on free food at Breakfast

Posted Friday, Dec. 12, 5:30 p.m. Students in midst of studying for finals got a break Wednesday night, as faculty members and staff served them an assortment of free food at Midnight Breakfast. The biannual breakfast offered eggs, French toast, pastries, fried potatoes and fruit to the more than 2,000 attendees. Themed “Camp GW,” the […]

Home Entertainment

Choice CDs ?????Missy Elliott, This is Not a Test (Goldmind/Elektra) ?????Jay Z, The Black Album (Roc-a-Fella) ?????Outkast, Speakerboxxx/The Love Below (Arista) ?????Bruce Springsteen, The Essential Bruce Springsteen (Legacy Recordings) ?????Johnny Cash, Unearthed (Lost Highway) ?????Ryan Adams, lloRnkcoR (Lost Highway) ?????Blink 182, Blink 182 (Geffen) ?????The Strokes, Room on Fire (RCA) ?????Belle and Sebastian, Dear Catastrophe […]

From the right A discredited mantra

Just browsing through Paul Begala’s conservative smear tirade, “It’s Still the Economy, Stupid,” is a truly painful experience. The book is widely revered in the usual Democratic circles as the definitive, “must have” guide for exploiting the supposedly flawed economic policies of the Bush administration. It is premised on the shallow notion that all elections […]

Gore endorses Dean

Posted 4:45pm December 15 by Melissa Kronfeld U-WIRE Washington Bureau At an early morning fundraiser in Harlem on Tuesday morning, former Vice President Al Gore gave his support to Democratic presidential hopeful Howard Dean. Gore told the crowd, “when I announced last year that I was not going to be a candidate for president myself […]


GW law professor fights for restroom rights GW law professor John Banzhaf is lobbying on behalf of a bill introduced Wednesday in New York that calls for more women’s than men’s restrooms in public facilities. Banzhaf said the bill shows women are standing up for their rights “even if they can’t stand up while exercising […]

BREAKING NEWS: GW student found dead

Posted: Friday, Dec. 26, 5:30 p.m. — The lifeless body of GW Law School student Chris Bartok was found in the Potomac River last week, University officials said. On Dec. 19, a jogger spotted Bartok’s body in the river near the Lincoln Memorial, said Bob Ludwig, GW’s interim director of media relations. Ludwig said the […]