January 20, 2004

Volume 100, Issue 36

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

Staff Editorial: Just a pipedream

In a recent speech, President George W. Bush outlined his vision of manned spaceflight to the moon, and eventually to Mars. While President Bush cited only a $1 billion increase in funding necessary for NASA, it is only logical that such a robust project will go disastrously over budget. Given the precarious security reality in […]

Ivory Towers nears completion

Construction for the Ivory Towers residence hall, which will feature apartment-style rooms and dining venues, is running on schedule and will be completed in August. The building, located at the corner of 23rd and G streets, will house 729 students in doubles and quads modeled after New Hall. Each room will have a living area, […]

Column: Responsibility over expediency

For years Americans have been told it is Republicans who they want to trust the government’s money with, while Democrats destroy the economy with money management akin to Paris Hilton on her birthday. But now the secret is out on this administration’s disregard for our future economic welfare, and George W. Bush is looking more […]

GW to give MLK awards

“The potential of Dr. King’s dream is not reached through the individual efforts of a particular group but through the collective effort of the nation, united under the banner of freedom and justice,” junior Isaiah Pickens wrote of civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr. Pickens said he has molded his life around King’s messages […]

Column: Students need to speak up

In October 2003, the faculty of the GW Law School voted to join the Forum for Academic and Institutional Rights. You may very well ask, ‘Why does that matter? I mean, doesn’t the University join all kinds of things that I never even hear about? Why should I care?’ You should care. Why? Because it’s […]