January 26, 2004

Volume 100, Issue 38

Stories from the January 26, 2004 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Air museum opens in Virginia

In a gigantic hangar near Dulles International Airport sits the Enola Gay, a metallic-plated plane that changed the course of history on Aug. 6, 1945, when it dropped the first atomic bomb on Hiroshima. The four-engine B-29 bomber joins the space shuttle Enterprise and an Air France Concorde in the National Air and Space Museum’s […]

Letters to the Editor

Albright hypocrisy This past Tuesday, Madeleine Albright addressed the future diplomats of the world at the Elliott School of International Affairs. While she is often hailed as a great leader unafraid to criticize the current administration, it should be noted that her tenure in office could be the subject of a war crimes dissertation. While […]

Protesters march against abortion

Thousands of pro-life activists marched to the U.S. Supreme Court Thursday on the anniversary of a monumental court decision giving women the right to have abortions. The March for Life, an annual demonstration against abortion, started at the Ellipse outside the White House and continued to the Supreme Court. At least 30 students from GW […]

Campus Calendar

Monday Black Student Union honorary members ceremony BSU will award four members for dedication to community 7 p.m. Marvin Center Grand Ballroom Former WWF female champion Sable to speak to marketing class Class open to all students 2 to 3 p.m. Marvin Center room 403 Information Session – Teach for America 8 to 9:30 p.m. […]

D.C. in Brief

Improper care may be cause of zoo deaths Veterinarians at the National Zoo have been accused of covering up the deaths of 23 animals over the past six years, The Washington Post reported. Many of the veterinarians’ records are incomplete or were changed after deaths of a lion, orangutan, giraffe and dozens of other animals. […]

Home is where the art is

3 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 22 500 17th St. N.W. Corcoran Gallery of Art I was in a bad mood. I had survived my first semester and wasn’t sure if I could do it again. I was homesick, and it didn’t help that I was being assaulted by frigid temperatures, making me want to give the […]

GW allows students to remain in current housing

Upperclassmen living in nearly all residence halls will be able to remain in their current rooms next year following a significant policy change by Housing Services. Residents of New Hall and single-occupant rooms will be the only students excluded from the policy. The plan will allow sophomores and juniors living in eligible buildings to bypass […]

Rhino Bar named one of nation’s top 20 bars

The Rhino Bar and Pumphouse 3295 M St. N.W. (202) 333-3150 If you’re looking for a spot to watch the Super Bowl next weekend, head to Georgetown and check out one of the country’s top 20 bars, the Rhino Bar and Pumphouse. “We don’t consider ourselves a sports bar,” manager David Nelson said. “We’re an […]

GW sees slight endowment boost to $634 million

A resurgent economy led to a 2.1 percent increase in GW’s endowment fund last year, University officials said Friday. GW’s endowment was valued at $634 million in fiscal year 2003, up from $621 million in 2002, according to a report released last week by the National Association of College and University Business Officers. Endowment is […]

Colonials extend streak

Duquesne came into the Smith Center Saturday afternoon on a hot streak, having won three in a row, to face a GW men’s basketball team that had not lost at home. The game was expectedly close in the first half but didn’t end that way, as the Colonials used a 12-0 run midway through the […]