April 12, 2004

Volume 100, Issue 59

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

Kennedy backs George Washington U. students’ fight

Posted 11:52am April 12 by Adela Maskova U-WIRE Washington Bureau Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, D-Mass., made a 10-minute speech to a crowd of approximately 200 during a rally for workers’ rights held at George Washington University, Friday afternoon. “The increase in living wages is a women’s issue and it’s a children’s issue — it is […]

Column: Response to Jews for Jesus

There is a bit more to the story than was reported in Thursday’s Hatchet regarding the InterVarsity Christian Fellowship’s decision to bring a representative from Jews for Jesus to campus (“Groups host Jews for Jesus,” April 8, p. 6). A member of the InterVarsity Christian Fellowship left me a voicemail on the Friday prior to […]

Rice testifies before 9/11 committee

Posted 12:03pm April 12 by Ludmila Kafanov U-WIRE Washington Bureau National security adviser Condoleezza Rice defended the Bush administration’s terrorism policies in her testimony Thursday before the bi-partisan independent commission in charge of investigating the Sept. 11 attacks. “If we knew an attack was coming against the United States, that an attack was coming against […]

GW pushes gov’t for year-round calendar

GW officials submitted a proposal to Congress Friday suggesting that the government explore the feasibility of a year-round calendar at universities nationwide. The proposal was submitted to the office of Sen. Lamar Alexander, who chairs the Senate subcommittee on Children and Families. Last month, University President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg testified at a subcommittee hearing in […]

Column: The nipple ripple

For one night every year gay men and their fag hags rule the earth. It is a fabulous time void of hetero men. It is a time of glitter and glam. Drag queens roam the streets freely and glow sticks are in high demand. Whips, harnesses and Leather Daddies are highly visible. This is our […]

GW in brief

Kerry to launch campus campaign Presidential candidate John Kerry will host campus events beginning Monday as part of his effort to rally support among young voters in the upcoming election. The “Change Starts with U: Kerry Campus Tour 2004” will combine entertainment and voter registration on college campuses. Kerry’s campus tour officially kicks off Monday […]

Muslims look for home

Student Association President-elect Omar Woodard said he plans to put together a committee to explore the possibility of creating a Muslim student center on campus. The Muslim Students’ Association currently occupies an office on the fourth floor of the Marvin Center, which members use for some prayer sessions. On Friday evenings, the group usually goes […]

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 […]