January 12, 2004

Volume 100, Issue 34

Stories from the January 12, 2004 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

GW law student found dead

Metropolitan Police are still investigating the death of GW Law School student Chris Bartok, who was found in the Potomac River about three weeks ago. MPD officials said they are not treating Bartok’s death as a homicide but would not comment further on their work. They said they are awaiting the results of a cause […]

GW in Brief

SJT assumes chair of Chamber of Commerce GW President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg was recently named the chair of the D.C. Chamber of Commerce. The Chamber of Commerce is a nonprofit organization geared toward improving the business climate in D.C. Barbara Lang, the Chamber’s president, told The Washington Post that Trachtenberg was a good choice for […]

Hawks end home streak

Exactly five years to the day since the GW women’s basketball team lost its last home conference game, St. Joseph’s shocked the Colonials in a 64-62 thriller Saturday night at the Smith Center. On Jan. 10, 1999, the Colonials lost to then-Atlantic 10 member Virginia Tech but won 37 straight conference games at the Smith […]

The great thaw

A favorite quote of mine is that of former Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau. “Living next door to the United States,” he said, “is like sleeping with an elephant. You are affected by every twitch and grunt.” How true that must be. Back in October, I wrote an article focusing on our icy relations with […]