April 1, 2004

Volume 100, Issue 55

Stories from the April 1, 2004 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

GW students arrested while protesting workers’ rights

A group of GW students Tuesday called on the University to drop charges against 11 demonstrators who were arrested while trying to occupy the Marvin Center earlier in the week. In a rally outside Rice Hall, about 30 students also urged GW to increase its employees’ salaries and health benefits and join the Workers’ Rights […]

Political correspondents discuss 2004 election

A group of political correspondents said the 2004 presidential election would be one of the closest in history at a panel discussion at the National Press Club Monday night. The pundits spoke to a crowd of about 200 at an installment of the GW-sponsored Kalb Report, which is named after its moderator, renowned journalist Marvin […]

Housing waiting list shrinks

Housing officials said this week that they are close to accommodating all students on the waiting list. About 200 students were left without housing after the conclusion of the housing selection process last month, said Andrew Sonn, director of Housing Services. As of Wednesday, 26 rising sophomores remained on the list and all rising juniors […]

Busted: a weekly wrap-up of off-campus underage drinking and drug arrests

At least two 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. 3/27 – Tony & Joe’s Seafood Place – 3000 K St. Metropolitan Police arrested two students for trying to use fake identification to order drinks […]

Crime Log

Assault 3/28 – Public Space – 2:25 a.m. – open case A male student reported that while walking in the alley between Thurston and Mitchell halls he was punched in the face several times by a student. The injured student sustained bruises and cuts to his face. Burglary I 3/28 – Townhouse Row – case […]

Campus Calendar

Thursday Memorial for sophomore Phil Augustin 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Kogan Plaza Asian South Pacific Islander American Heritage Month Kick-off Noon to 4 p.m. Kogan Plaza Rain location, Marvin Center room 405 Israeli Film Festival 8 p.m. GW Hillel, 23rd and H streets Friday Ceremony honoring this year’s Trachtenberg prize for teaching, Shoko Hamano 4 […]