February 5, 2004

Volume 100, Issue 41

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

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 […]

SA NOTES

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 […]

“University life is about choices”

In the nearly three years since I came to GW, our University has made incredible strides in improving the quality of academics, especially for undergraduates like myself. Now, in order to sustain this upward momentum and manage our quick expansion, the University needs to find innovative ways to fund its future success. It is this […]

City renovates Penn. Avenue

Speaking about the stretch of Pennsylvania Avenue in front of the White House, First Lady Laura Bush remarked, “When it opened in 1796, the street was more of a mud-filled bog than a grand avenue.” Over the next few months, the District’s most famous thoroughfare will return to its original form as it undergoes a […]

Covering one hundred years of Colonial Athletics

The Hatchet sports section has been around almost as long as athletics at GW – since 1904, to be exact. And over the years, it has covered everything from the expansion of sports at GW, to the suspension of all sports at GW, to conference championships and even a recent scandal. But the section, which […]

Student lodges MPD complaint

A GW student filed two grievances against Metropolitan Police last week, alleging that she was wrongfully arrested in her Columbia Plaza apartment in January. The junior, who requested anonymity, lodged complaints with MPD and the D.C. Office of Citizen Complaint Review claiming an off-duty officer had no legitimate grounds to arrest her Jan. 16 after […]

Calendar

Thursday The Evolution of Hip-Hop Workshop Discuss the meaning and influence of hip-hop in society 7 to 9 p.m. Marvin Center room 403 Sponsored by BLAZEN Play Auditions – “The Crucible,” by Arthur Miller 8 p.m. Marvin Center room 310 Sponsored by the 14th Grade Players Friday GW Board of Trustees meeting Board will discuss […]