March 4, 2004

Volume 100, Issue 49

Stories from the March 4, 2004 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Column: Striving for prestige

A few weeks ago I attended a ceremony held in the GW Office of Undergraduate Admissions during which the 20,000th application for the Class of 2008 was opened. While I cannot deny the smile that crept across my face as University President Steven Joel Trachtenberg opened the envelope, I now reflect on and consider what […]

Campus Crime Log

Disorderly Conduct 2/25 – Marvin Center – 2:49 p.m. – case closed A male student brought food into Provisions market and proceeded to use the microwave. After being told he couldn’t use the machine, the student became belligerent and cursed at an Aramark employee. Referred to Student Judicial Services 2/25 – Off Campus – 6:45 […]

Web Extra: Sophisticated “Jewels” performs Kennedy Center

A recently refurbished production of George Balanchine’s “Jewels” has the ballet world all atwitter. Originally a trio of dances performed on a sparse set washed in green, red and white to suggest diadems of emeralds, rubies and diamonds, the piece now lives up to its title. Atmospherically, that is. “Jewels” has always been a gem […]

Letters to the Editor

Bad conduct I must say that, for the most part, I do agree with Jeff Nelson’s response to the actions of the Colonials fans at last Saturday’s game against Richmond. Although taunting the other team more than supporting your own is something that will never go away, I do feel ashamed about our – and […]

Lone ranger, forged by fire

“A character is highlighted, forged and defined, to some degree, by going through an ordeal. It’s in ordeals and moments of stress, it’s how an individual reacts.” –Viggo Mortensen It’s a relevant starting point – an ordeal that forges and defines the figure who survives it. Transgressing the boundaries of any single subject or moment […]

Web Extra: Sophisticated “Jewels” performs at Kennedy Center

A recently refurbished production of George Balanchine’s “Jewels” has the ballet world all atwitter. Originally a trio of dances performed on a sparse set washed in green, red and white to suggest diadems of emeralds, rubies and diamonds, the piece now lives up to its title. Atmospherically, that is. “Jewels” has always been a gem […]

Pro-life speaker discusses abortion experience

Pro-life activist Missy Smith shared her personal experiences with abortion Tuesday evening in the Marvin Cener. Smith spoke at a panel discussion hosted by Colonials for Life, a pro-life student organization on campus. She said society exerts pressure on women to have abortions, and few women fully understand the effect abortion will have on them. […]

A Stroke speaks up

Recently dubbed “the new kings of rock” by Rolling Stone magazine, the Strokes have been hogging the international spotlight since the release of their frenetic 2001 debut Is This It. After releasing its excellent follow-up, Room on Fire, last October, the Strokes have returned to the road to bring the world their own brand of […]

BREAKING NEWS: Woodard wins SA presidency

Posted: Friday, March 5, 1:26 a.m.: In a landslide victory, junior Omar Woodard won the Student Association presidency Thursday night, garnering more than two-thirds of the votes cast in a win over junior Lee Roupas. Sophomore Anyah Dembling narrowly edged junior Ed Buckley in a hotly contested executive vice president contest that was decided by […]