March 11, 2004

Volume 100, Issue 51

Stories from the March 11, 2004 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Revisiting Schindler’s List

It has been more than 10 years since “Schindler’s List” first swept the box office in 1993. Now, for the first time ever, Universal Studios, alongside the Shoah Foundation, has released the landmark film on DVD. Tuesday’s release accompanies the 10-year anniversary of the “Shoah Visual History Foundation,” which Steven Spielberg founded immediately following the […]

Czar outlines drug policy

U.S. Drug Czar John Walters lauded the benefits of rehabilitation for drug users in a speech at GW Tuesday as about a dozen students protested outside chanting, “no more drug war.” The speech launched the creation of GW’s chapter of Students Taking Action Not Drugs, a group dedicated to challenging the growing movement to legalize […]

Column: GW recycling 101

Despite popular rumors around campus, the University does recycle, and now it’s up to the students to play their part. After becoming concerned about the lack of recycling on campus, we formed a group to encourage recycling and dug deeper into the procedure behind the myth. We spoke to Tony Dillard, coordinating manager of general […]

Setting the room on fire: The Strokes

By now, the story is a well-known tale. After years of saturation by the Limp Bizkits and Creeds of the world, something strange happened to modern rock radio – it began playing rock again. The one-two punch of the Strokes’ “Last Nite” and the White Stripes’ “Fell in Love with a Girl” singles sounded the […]

BREAKING NEWS: GW students unharmed in Madrid terrorist attacks

Posted: Thursday, March 11, 3:45 p.m. — GW students studying abroad in Madrid were not among those killed or injured in massive bombings Thursday morning in the heart of the Spanish capital, University officials said. At least 10 bombs ripped through three train stations, killing 190 and wounding more than 1,200 in the deadliest terrorist […]

A real shocker…

“Hip-hop is not just about bling-bling, sex, money and drugs,” says Brian Resurreccion, the administrative director of Culture Shock D.C. The local nonprofit organization is part of a world-wide movement to teach healthy lifestyles, nonviolence, physical fitness and community involvement through the power of hip-hop culture. “We want to bring back what hip-hop culture is […]

Men’s basketball knocked off by Xavier in A-10 Tournament

Posted: Friday, Mar. 12, 10:55 p.m. DAYTON, Ohio– In the end, veteran leadership prevailed over youthful exuberance, and as a result the miniscule bubble floating above the GW men’s basketball team popped Friday night. A veteran Xavier squad, fresh off an upset win over No. 1 (AP) St. Joseph’s, ran over the young Colonials 70-47 […]

SA Notes

Hart lobbies for on-campus beer sales Student Association President Kris Hart said he is discussing with administrators the possibility of serving beer in the Hippodrome. Hart said he would like to see alcohol sales commence within the next few years, and is working with officials to make it a reality. He also said students would […]