January 26, 2004

Volume 100, Issue 38

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

Column: The surreal disease

I am HIV-positive. At least I imagined I was. The day before I got results from a STD test, this was a thought that persisted in my mind. It was also a thought that had every possibility of being a reality. In the past I have had unprotected sex. In thinking about what the reality […]

Fringe Candidates Debate

Posted 1:46pm January 26 by Aaron Huertas U-WIRE Washington Bureau Three Democratic candidates for President participated in a debate Friday in Washington DC, for that city’s primary election on January 13th. Congressman Dennis Kucinich, the Reverend Al Sharpton and former Senator Carol Moseley Braun agreed on many issues including granting full statehood rights to the […]

The Colonial Boosters

In the world of college athletics, boosters and referees have one thing in common – the less media attention they receive, the happier everyone stays. And since there have been no scandals or investigations surrounding the men and women who give money to GW athletics, they tend to remain out of sight. But confusing that […]

Moby Dick House of Kabob

Moby Dick House of Kabob 1070 31st St. N.W. 202-333-4400 www.MobysOnline.com Just accept that you are going to feel stupid. You have no chance. Like a foreigner in McDonalds, you will have to use the picture menu to order your meal. That is, if you aren’t from the Middle East. The menu is in Persian, […]

Senate committee investigates Muslim charities

Posted 1:53pm January 26 by Vanessa Maltin U-WIRE Washington Bureau Following over two years of investigations by federal agencies into ties with terrorist organizations, the Senate Finance Committee has asked the Internal Revenue Service to turn over confidential tax and financial records as well as donor lists for several tax-exempt Muslim charities and foundations including […]

Snow causes class cancellation

Posted Jan. 26, 6:25 a.m.– University officials canceled Monday classes after a snowstorm hit D.C. Sunday night and blanketed the campus in powder. The storm triggred a declaration of a city-wide emergency and closure of D.C. public schools. Bob Ludwig, interim director of Media Relations, said officials debated whether to close school since snow began […]

GW in Brief

Something Corporate to play at GW WRGW will host the alternative band Something Corporate for its 75th Anniversary in February. The band will play in the Marvin Center Grand Ballroom Feb. 20 from 7 to 10 p.m. Tickets will go on sale at Ticketmaster later this week. The up-and-coming California band is described by the […]

Bush gives last State of the Union before election

Posted 1:55pm January 26 by Jane Black U-WIRE Washington Bureau In his election year State of the Union address, President George W. Bush tried to convince Americans of his successes over the past three years in the war on terror and the economy, while planting seeds for his own re-election campaign in 2004. Bush spent […]

Friends remember Mendez’s life

When students from GW’s tight-knit Latino community returned to D.C. earlier this month, they knew one of their friends, freshman Daniel M?ndez, would not be there. M?ndez, 19, a native of Panama, died Christmas Eve in a car accident on a Panama City highway. To mark the one-month anniversary of M?ndez’s death, more than 60 […]

Battle of the Sexes

Question: I made out with this guy, off and on, for about two months. Then he started getting clingy, and I decided we should break it off. I told him I didn’t think we should see each other anymore, but he won’t leave me alone. I’m starting to feel uncomfortable. How do I get him […]