January 20, 2004

Volume 100, Issue 36

Stories from the January 20, 2004 issue of the GW Hatchet.

A sub-par evening at Meiwah

Meiwah 1200 New Hampshire Ave. (202) 833-2888 www.meiwahrestaurant.com Meiwah’s hard to miss. As you walk to The Aston, the Chinese letters in neon lights are hard to ignore, but try your best. D.C. is known for its lack of good Chinese food, and places like Meiwah are the reason why. From the food to the […]

The bookworm odyssey

The Library of Congress 101 Independence Ave. S.E. 2 p.m. Nov. 12 Living in D.C. has many advantages – the museums, the White House, the history on every corner. It’s easy to impress visitors with a tour of the city, and there’s always something to do on a Friday night. And the District has a […]

Women’s B-ball gets back on track

The GW women’s basketball team had high expectations and set appropriately fitting goals heading into this season. But after a stunning loss at home to St. Joseph’s last Saturday, the Colonials’ longtime dominance of the Atlantic 10 appeared in question. This past weekend, GW made that question disappear with two convincing wins. The Colonials (11-5, […]

Colonials stay perfect at home

Sophomore Mike Hall knows that playing tough defense makes life easier on the offense. And after GW beat La Salle 74-57 at the Smith Center Saturday, he credited that formula with the victory, which extended the Colonials’ winning streak to three games and kept them undefeated at home. “We focus on defense and stopping a […]

Students volunteer in honor of MLK Day

While most GW students spent their day off Monday catching up on sleep or reading, others paid tribute to the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by helping the less fortunate. Volunteers worked at Benning Terrace, a predominantly black public housing community in Southeast D.C. that is the target of a city revitalization effort. […]

SA prepares for upcoming elections

The Student Association is preparing to begin election season Tuesday with the distribution of election petition forms, appointment of the Joint Elections Committee and official approval for the JEC charter. The Joint Elections Committee is a five-member body with representatives from the SA, Program Board and Marvin Center Governing Board. The body oversees the elections […]

GW alum, professor spur Iraq policy changes

The U.S. Army will issue reinforced flak jackets to all soldiers serving in Iraq by the end of the month, following complaints lodged by a GW Law School professor. After being informed by a law student and Army reservist serving in Iraq that soldiers were being given Vietnam-era body armor, professor Jonathan Turley wrote articles […]

UPD finds dead homeless man on campus

University Police discovered the body of a 50-year-old homeless man on a Ross Hall heating vent Saturday night. At 5 p.m., UPD received an anonymous call that an unconscious black male was lying under a concrete overhang on the 24th Street side of Ross Hall, said Metropolitan Police Lt. Mark Carter. After several failed attempts […]

GW in Brief

CNN’s Anderson Cooper to tape at GW CNN will tape a news program live from GW Tuesday focusing on the 2004 presidential election and the State of the Union address. The show, “Anderson Cooper 360,” will record from 7 to 8 p.m. in the Media and Public Affairs building’s Jack Morton Auditorium. CNN is looking […]

MPD recovers law student’s missing items

Metropolitan Police officials investigating the death of Law School student Chris Bartok said the discovery of his previously missing belongings substantiates their belief that he was not murdered. Bartok’s body was found Dec. 19 in the Potomac River several feet from the Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Bridge, which connects D.C. to northern Virginia. An autopsy performed […]