January 20, 2004

Volume 100, Issue 36

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

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 […]