February 5, 2004

Volume 100, Issue 41

Stories from the February 5, 2004 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Killing the Palestinian Authority by proxy

At first glance, last Thursday’s prisoner exchange between Israel and Hezbollah is an unconscionably bad deal for the Jewish State. In exchange for the release of a single citizen and the bodies of three soldiers, Israel released 401 Palestinian prisoners, 29 prisoners from other Arab states and the bodies of 59 dead Lebanese fighters. The […]

Great dancing, poor acting

“You Got Served” (Screen Gems) is worth seeing for the one-handed jumping handstands and various other dancing feats of strength, but not for much else. This hip-hop dancing movie abounds with bad acting, random cameos and, yes, good dancing. Two brothers star as best friends in this movie about small-time dancers who struggle to make […]

Kerry wins 5 states, Edwards and Clark 1 each

Posted 12:08pm February 7 by Aaron Huertas U-WIRE Washington Bureau Senator John Kerry of Massachusetts was the top vote getter in five of seven states holding primaries or caucuses Tuesday in the race for the Democratic Presidential nomination, winning in Arizona, New Mexico, North Dakota, Missouri and Delaware. Senator John Edwards of North Carolina won […]

Colonials rout Bonnies

Last Feb. 26, St. Bonaventure guard Marques Green racked up 32 points in his team’s overtime victory against the GW men’s basketball team. A year later, freshman Carl Elliott dished out a Smith Center record 14 assists to lead the Colonials over the Bonnies 102-78 Wednesday night, while Green managed 21 points on 8-for-19 shooting. […]

Rising from indie fame

After playing a few years on the indie circuit and winning over American suburbanites with his easily accessible melodies and introspective lyrics, Matt Nathanson has recently signed a major record deal and is currently on tour with Gavin DeGraw. Upon arriving at his show at the 9:30 Club Tuesday night, I was ushered upstairs to […]

BREAKING NEWS: GW sophomore found dead

Posted: Sat., Feb. 8, 4 p.m. A GW sophomore was found dead in an Arlington, Va., motel room Friday afternoon. Arlington Police officials said there is no evidence that suggests Jennifer Dierdorff, 19, of Naperville, Ill., was the victim of foul play. Dierdorff, a member of the Alpha Phi sorority and The Hatchet’s production manager, […]

The Full Nelson: Super Bowl thoughts, from Brady to Bush

As we all know, the Super Bowl is about much more than the game itself. One game of football alone doesn’t draw one billion viewers worldwide. As such, with the completion of Sunday’s game, there are so many things to talk about, so many titillating topics, shall we say, to address. And while the game […]

Bar-belle: Dr. Dremo’s Taphouse

2001 Clarendon Blvd. Arlington, Va. Carded: at the door Cover: none Dress: Anything comfortable Specials: Tuesdays are dollar beer night and happy hour runs from 5 to 7:30 p.m. So, “Mr. Big,” formerly known as my Georgetown alum drinking buddy, suggested that we head across the river to the “coolest bar ever that’s full of […]

Community remembers GW sophomore

Posted: Sat., Feb. 8, 8:38 p.m. An energetic young woman whose love of international politics equaled her passion for her sorority, sophomore Jennifer Dierdorff was a motivated worker who displayed determination and maturity. Dierdorff, remembered by friends as strong-willed yet understanding and warm, was found dead in an Arlington, Va., motel room Friday afternoon. Arlington […]


Committee to review Code of Student Conduct The Student Association Senate created a special committee Tuesday to review the University’s Code of Student Conduct. “Individuals and student groups have been put on social probation and been fined, and the thing they always ask is, ‘Why? Why? Why?’ There are no answers. Nothing is defined in […]