April 12, 2004

Volume 100, Issue 59

Stories from the April 12, 2004 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Community in focus: Southeast DC

Note: This is the first article in a series on the neighborhoods of D.C. outside of Northwest. The series will explore the history, residents and businesses of each quadrant. Grant LaGraff left his Southeast townhouse on Capitol Hill a few years ago to move downtown to Northwest D.C. But the atmosphere of the community that […]

Campus Calendar

Monday Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.), an openly gay congressman, will speak as part of “Out and About Week” 7 to 9 p.m. Marvin Center Continental Ballroom Internship Panel 8:30 to 9:30 p.m. 1957 E Street 6th floor commons Sponsored by the International Affairs Society Tuesday Judy Woodruff, CNN Anchor, speaking on campus 7 to 8 […]

Negative ads fly-high months before election

Posted 11:54am April 12 by Vanessa Maltin U-WIRE Washington Bureau With seven months remaining until voters across the country cast their ballots in the 2004 presidential election, both President George W. Bush and Democratic nominee Sen. John Kerry of Massachusetts are crowding the airwaves with ads-each more negative than the next. Yet according to a […]

The Help Line

Q: One of my friends is very clingy. She always assumes that she’s included in whatever plans I make. This makes me want to lie about what I’m doing for the weekend or be really vague. I hate doing this, but I also don’t like her leeching into my social life. I like hanging out […]

Liberals take to the air

Posted 11:56am April 12 by Aaron Huertas U-WIRE Washington Bureau Al Franken has gone from “Saturday Night Live writer” to the author of popular liberal books like “Rush Limbaugh is a Big Fat Idiot” and “Lies and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them: A Fair and Balanced Look at the Right”. Franken has been railing […]

GW Web sites unavailable in China

GW officials and the Chinese government are trading allegations over why the University is one of more than 19,000 organizations whose Web sites is frequently inaccessible in China. The Chinese government told GW officials that it does not block the University’s sites and that the inability of Internet users to log on to the sites […]

An open-door policy?

An anomaly. That is what GW Director of Athletics Jack Kvancz called recent allegations of mental and physical abuse against softball coach Shaunte’ Fremin. “It’s not a normal thing that happens at GW in terms of our athletic program because our athletic program, I think, is very open,” he said. “I’d be very disappointed if […]

Student 4-RIDE use declines

University Police officials will not request a funding increase for 4-RIDE because of a decrease in service use. The decision not to seek an increase for the next fiscal year, which begins July 1, was based on “flat numbers,” UPD Chief Dolores Stafford said. Stafford said that 4-RIDE use has fallen by 1,000 to 2,000 […]

Raglani leads series victory

The GW baseball team took both games of a doubleheader against St. Joseph’s Friday before falling 15-12 Saturday in the final game of the series. The loss snapped an eight-game winning streak for the Colonials, who have won 13 of their last 15 games. Poor GW pitching and three defensive errors allowed the Hawks to […]