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.

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 […]

Letters to the Editor

Keep it open Democracy is about every individual being able to participate in the process; the scandals of U.S. political history were achieved while candidates were chosen in smoke-filled rooms. The GW Hatchet would prefer that two of the largest student groups on campus reject the input of their paid membership in endorsing candidates for […]

Kerry clinches nomination, Edwards drops out

Posted 11:02am March 6 by Aaron Huertas U-WIRE Washington Bureau John Kerry, the junior Senator from Massachusetts, clinched the Democratic Party nomination for President yesterday, coming in first in nine out of Tuesday’s 10 contests. His chief rival, North Carolina Senator John Edwards, will announce his withdrawal from the race in Raleigh, N.C. “Before us […]