January 22, 2004

Volume 100, Issue 37

Stories from the January 22, 2004 issue of the GW Hatchet.

U-Wire Fall 2003

Louisiana Democrat could be youngest in Congress Posted 4:30pm December 15 Bush defends foreign policy on London visit Posted 10:37am December 2 Congress passes Medicare overhaul Posted 10:28am December 2 Republicans call for votes on Bush judicial nomiations Posted 10:11pm November 20 Kerry tries to regain spot as front-runner Posted 10:00pm November 20 Malvo please […]

Actors perform pro-choice theater

Pro-choice students gathered in the Marvin Center Tuesday to commemorate the 31st anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade decision. The monumental decision legalized abortion throughout the country. About 75 students attended “Words of Choice,” a theater piece that featured three D.C. actors performing 12 short plays. The plays, which approached the issue […]

D.C. native and hardcore legend

In the late ’70s Henry Rollins made his name known as front man of the memorable punk band Black Flag. From there what began to unfold was the development of an international persona recognized first and foremost for his genuine and unadulterated rage against society’s hypocrisies and downfalls. After Black Flag he founded The Rollins […]

BREAKING NEWS: Officials debate school closure

Posted: Sunday, Jan. 25, 10 p.m. — University officials are currently meeting to decide whether to close GW Monday after snow started falling at about 7 p.m. Several D.C. and Virginia schools, including Georgetown Prep and public schools in Alexandria, Va., announced closures throughout the evening, according to WJLA. Stay tuned to www.gwhatchet.com as details […]

At the Movies

“THE BUTTERFLY EFFECT” by Jesse Stanchak Time travel movies are sort of cursed. Beginning with the terribly campy 1960 adaptation of H.G. Wells’ “The Time Machine” and continuing through 2003’s “Timeline,” Hollywood has been pumping out reel after reel of time travel films whose premise always falters in the execution. At best, they were good […]

Hats off to a royal show

During the deep freeze of winter, we bustle around in coats, scarves, gloves and hats. But do any of us ever stop to think about what our hats are saying about us? For most, hats just say we’re cold, but for many women – particularly black women – hats mean so much more. Regina Taylor’s […]

The Bar Belle: The Front Page

1333 New Hampshire Ave. N.W. Carded: at every entrance Cover: none Dress: Winter weather chic Specials: Everyone’s favorite Thursday deal of six Coronas for $10 and happy hour from 10 p.m. to close on Saturday Who wants to mix alcohol, fashionable footwear and slippery sidewalks? The sleet started to fall around 6 p.m. on Saturday, […]

Editorial: Intriguing lawsuit

A D.C. law firm has initiated litigation against the city on behalf of underage drinkers, arguing that legal precedent relegates underage drinking to a civil offense. The firm – representing several students – attempts to argue that a 1997 law reducing the penalties for underage drinking applies to the plaintiffs regardless of the fact that […]

The King

“I’m a diabetic now. The funny thing about being a diabetic is that a lot of the things you used to enjoy, well, they just don’t work no more. I’m 76 years old. And tonight, I feel good!” said legendary jazz artist B.B. King as he threw his hands over his head and wiggled in […]

Editorial: A failed policy

Last night, President Bush gave his annual State of the Union address, laying out many new initiatives for the United States. Among these initiatives was another call for more funding supporting abstinence-only sex education. And while this page would love to buy into the utopian fantasy the president attempts to portray, such programs do not […]