March 11, 2004

Volume 100, Issue 51

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

Editorial: Free student press

On Feb. 27 The Lariat, Baylor University’s student newspaper, started a firestorm when its editorial board came out in support of gay marriage. The Baylor administration, which maintains ultimate control over The Lariat’s editorial content, reproached the paper’s editorial board, claiming its position was in conflict with the university’s religious values. And while Baylor, the […]

Busted: a weekly recap of underage arrests

At least five students were arrested for underage drinking at off-campus locations in the last week, according to Metropolitan Police arrest records from the city’s 2nd and 3rd police districts. 3/6 – The Riverside Tower 2100 Virginia Ave. MPD arrested one male GW student for underage possession of alcohol. 3/5 – Singapore Bistro 1134 19th […]

The Full Nelson:Time for women to fulfill potential

From high school to college to professional sports, teams frequently create maxims, words that they plan to live by. The most famous of these is employed at Notre Dame, where football players run down the locker room stairs and touch a sign that reads, “Play like a champion today.” While GW has no famous signs […]

Editorial: Retail suggestions

Aramark’s once cozy arrangement with the University may be coming to an end. While the University has offered Aramark a one-year extension on its food service contract, several signals indicate the University will be moving in the direction of providing food service through independent vendors in the long- term future. The University’s decision to exclude […]

Men’s basketball advances to A-10 semis

Posted: Thursday, March 11, 8 p.m. — DAYTON, Ohio– In the closing minutes of the GW men’s basketball team’s Atlantic 10 Tournament game against Rhode Island Thursday, junior T.J Thompson gave his coach, Karl Hobbs, a few words of advice. “T.J. said, ‘Hey coach, I think we got this one. You can sit down now’,” […]

Crime log

Simple Assult 3/7 – Thurston Hall 2:56 a.m. – case closed A male student said while riding an elevator, he was pushed to the floor and punched in the face several times by three individuals unaffiliated with GW. The individuals were barred from campus, and the student decided not to file a report with Metropolitan […]

Column: Play by the rules

With a win, maybe, just maybe we can squeak into the NCAA Tournament. Oh, I wish we could rebound better. Come on, play defense. That was a foul, ref. What game are you watching? Oh, we’d be such a good team with another year of experience. These are thoughts I’ve had while cheering on the […]

Prof. fights McDonald’s

GW law professor John Banzhaf can add another notch to his belt in his fight against McDonald’s, which announced plans last week to phase out its “super sizing” policy. The billion-dollar corporation issued a press release last Tuesday stating that by the end of the year, it will no longer offer the super size options […]

Take off with them

Washington’s foremost contemporary dance company will bring its variegated bag of tricks to the Kennedy Center’s Terrace Theater for a special two-night weekend engagement Saturday and Sunday. The mixed repertory production, titled “New Voices,” is composed of works by pioneers on the cutting edge of modern dance and is bolstered by a piece from an […]