March 8, 2004

Volume 100, Issue 50

Stories from the March 8, 2004 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Taking a trip to Mars

Sat., Feb. 28 2:30 p.m. National Geographic Explorer’s Hall 17th and M streets N.W. My friend and I were on our way to Mars, sans spacesuits and a rocket ship. This trip was to the National Geographic Explorer’s Hall; we were looking forward to seeing the Mars 2K4 exhibit. Even though I’ve never been much […]

District offers spring break alternatives

The countdown to spring break often begins as soon as the previous one ends. Students save money for airfare and hotel rooms by working odd jobs over summer break or pulling an extra shift during the school year. The excitement of being able to tan in March induces students to spend hours at the gym […]

GW looks to save lives with defibrillators

A defibrillator has been utilized only once this year after the University placed the devices in several campus buildings in September. The incident took place earlier this semester when University officials attempted to revive a homeless man outside of Ross Hall. The defibrillators allow students to provide immediate care to sudden cardiac arrest victims. The […]

Devotion to the GW buff and blue

A funny thing happened on the afternoon of Sat., Feb. 28. A line stretched around the Smith Center a full two hours before the men’s basketball team played its last home game of the season against the University of Richmond. The sun was shining, the weather was warm, and the fans were pumped. The Colonials […]

Column: The scandals must stop

In my short time at GW little has happened regarding the Student Association that would get me excited about the organization. It seems that from the moment I got here scandal and impropriety have been in the headlines. This year, however, it seemed that change was in the air. For the first time I was […]

GW expands summer class options

Students can participate in four more summer programs this year, as part of the University’s plan to add course variety and gain additional revenue in the summer months. This year’s new programs are “History and Theory of Human Rights,” “Health Promotion in Minority Communities,” “50 Years After Brown v. Board of Education” and “International Communication.” […]

The Morning After: Hand Jobs, take ’em or leave ’em

Chick: Hand jobs bring to mind memories of junior high when you’d go to the movies with your boyfriend, isolate yourselves in the back row and jerk him off underneath your jacket. On the whole, hand jobs are not very intimate because when a girl does it, it’s only because she’s not comfortable enough to […]

GW in Brief

Campus awaits SMPA report The University is forming a committee to implement changes in the School of Media and Public Affairs. The committee will base its plans on a report on the state of the school completed in December. The report may be made public after spring break, said an assistant to Executive Vice President […]

Staff Editorial: Potential for greatness

After a tumultuous couple of weeks, the student body has elected a radically different Student Association. Newly elected President Omar Woodard and a Senate with only a few returning members must forge a way to work concurrently on behalf of the student body. While each new representative campaigned on different ideas and programs, this page […]