March 1, 2004

Volume 100, Issue 48

Stories from the March 1, 2004 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Campus Calendar

Monday Pre-orders of caps and gowns, announcements and rings for graduating seniors 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. GW Bookstore Same time and place Tuesday and Wednesday Tuesday Cafe Gelman Free smoothies, coffee and entertainment 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. First-floor reading room, Gelman Library “Super Tuesday” election party 7 to 11 p.m. Hippodrome Wednesday Lecture […]

Dean campaign provides lessons for future

Posted 11:16am March 1 by Aaron Huertas U-WIRE Washington Bureau The rise and fall of former Vermont governor Howard Dean provides intense political drama and lessons for current and future candidates for President. Dean started his bid for the Presidency as a little known former governor of a small state. He was the first of […]

SA readies for run-off

Juniors Lee Roupas and Omar Woodard are set to face off this week to determine who will be the next Student Association president. Executive vice presidential candidates Ed Buckley and Anyah Dembling will also compete in the run-off, scheduled for Wednesday and Thursday. The Joint Election Committee announced election results at about 8:35 a.m. Friday, […]

GW In Brief

Becker named GW Hospital Chief Officer Dr. Richard Becker will take over as interim Chief Officer of the GW Hospital Monday. Becker will step in for Chief Officer Dan McLean, who will become Group Director of six University Hospital System hospitals in South Texas. McLean became the CEO of GW’s hospital in August 2000. Becker […]

Bush declines endorsing job predictions

Posted 11:11am March 1 by Vanessa Maltin U-WIRE Washington Bureau With fears that the Democratic presidential nominee could make an issue of his failure to meet projections, President Bush declined to endorse an estimate last Monday made by his economic advisers that the U.S. economy will add 2.6 million jobs this year. In the past […]

Column: Mister electability

Following Iowa’s caucus shake-up six weeks ago, a slogan emerged to describe new Kerry supporters: “Dated Dean, married Kerry.” With Dean now officially out of the picture, many Democrats appear ready to seal the deal with the Massachusetts Senator. What, exactly, is Mr. Kerry’s appeal? Kerry courted Democratic primary voters almost entirely with his “electability,” […]

Military service not likely to be issue in general campaign

Posted 11:14am March 1 By Nell McGarity U-WIRE Washington Bureau As the Democratic field narrows, President Bush’s record, particularly his service during Vietnam, has been called into question. After over three decades, the Vietnam War finds itself as part of the 2004 campaign not only as a challenge to the President’s record from the Democratic […]

Column: Going back to the roots

The state of the gay civil and equal rights movement is not good. In fact, it is in a state of disarray. With the president of the United States pushing a Constitutional amendment that would ban gays from partaking in the sanctity of marriage – a move that would basically write a segment of the […]

The Full Nelson: As team improves, fans must too

Like most people at GW, I’m glad Saturday’s basketball game against Richmond wasn’t televised. Despite all the hype, our performance was disappointing. We embarrassed ourselves and would have only damaged our reputation had the game been on national or even regional television. Luckily, only a small section of Richmond fans and the actual Richmond players […]