January 26, 2004

Volume 100, Issue 38

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

GW clarifies hookah policy

University Police officers will no longer be able to confiscate hookahs without reasonable suspicion of drug use, after GW recently clarified its policy regarding the water pipes. Student Judicial Services last month clarified its policy following complaints by a student. The policy states that “students may possess and/or use hookahs in University-owned and controlled properties […]

DC mayor could face recall

Posted 11:51pm January 28 by Nell McGarity U-WIRE Washington Bureau An effort to recall Mayor Anthony Williams was launched January 20, citing that Williams should not serve out the remainder of his term because he has ignored the concerns of his constituents in regards to healthcare, education, homelessness, public safety, and democracy. Save our City, […]

BREAKING NEWS: GW cancels Tuesday classes after 4:30 p.m.

Posted Jan. 27 3:50 p.m. The University canceled Tuesday classes beginning after 4:30 p.m. due to inclement weather, said Bob Ludwig, interim director of Media Relations. Ludwig said he does not know if classes will be canceled or delayed Wednesday. “It’s a case-by-case basis in terms of what information we’re getting from local authorities, weather […]

Between the Lines: In search of the ‘W’ against ‘X’

In the three years that Karl Hobbs has been head coach of the GW men’s basketball team, Xavier has been like a black plague to the Colonials, killing off anything good that happened to be going on at the time. Let’s look back. In 2002, GW got off to a pleasantly surprising 10-5 start before […]

Staff Editorial: Term Limits Necessary

Student Association President Kris Hart, a junior, announced Tuesday that he will not be seeking a second term in office, although many – including Hart himself – once thought otherwise. While he eventually decided against running again, it is important to consider whether or not any SA president – or other elected SA officials – […]

Kerry wins New Hampshire

Posted 11:49pm January 28 by Vanessa Maltin U-WIRE Washington Bureau With a record high voter turnout, Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., claimed his second consecutive victory Tuesday night in New Hampshire’s Democratic primary, securing his front runner status in the fierce race for his party’s nomination. “I love New Hampshire,” Kerry said after embracing his family, […]

Joens leads strong finish

The GW women’s basketball team started Friday night’s game at St. Bonaventure much like the weather in Olean, N.Y. – ice cold. But a strong finish led by senior Cathy Joens gave the Colonials a 73-61 win despite their lackluster performance. With GW’s victory and Richmond’s overtime loss to Temple Friday, the Colonials (12-5, 5-1 […]

Staff Editorial: Spirit Rising

For the past several years, University administrators have expressed a strong desire to foster a greater sense of campus community. The recent improvement of the GW men’s basketball team has gone a long way to advance this important goal. The team’s progress over the past year has started a buzz on campus. While last year […]

Gay marriage amendment could play role in election

Posted 11:53pm January 28 by Jane Black U-WIRE Washington Bureau President Bush recently voiced support for a constitutional amendment that would ban gay marriages, pleasing conservative followers and giving needed ammunition to the Democratic Party in the 2004 presidential election. In his State of the Union speech last Tuesday, loaded with conservative values, Bush indicated […]

Hart to leave SA after one term as president

Student Association President Kris Hart announced this week that he will not seek another term in office. Hart said his goals for next year include a possible internship, business goals, spending time with friends and studying. “Part of (the decision) was for personal reasons,” he said. “I wanted more time for other things. I wanted […]