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 […]