January 26, 2004

Volume 100, Issue 38

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

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 […]

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 […]