April 15, 2004

Volume 100, Issue 60

Stories from the April 15, 2004 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Minority, women professor hires rise

The University hired more women and faculty of color this year, according to an administrative report issued Friday. Of the 56 new faculty members this year, 41 percent are women and 29 percent are faculty of color, which includes black, Hispanic, Asian and Native American professors. Last year, women accounted for 35 percent of faculty […]

Editorial: Who?

Like fans leaving games of the Chicago Cubs, Boston Red Sox and the GW men’s basketball team, students leave the Ellipse on Commencement day dreaming about next year. With the notable exception of Virginia Gov. Mark Warner last year, GW has not brought in the high-profile Commencement speakers students came to expect after appearances by […]

9/11 hearings may dramatically affect Bush re-election

Posted 11pm April 16 by Nell McGarity U-WIRE Washington Bureau As the leading officials from both the Clinton and Bush administrations testify before the 9/11 Commission, including last weeks testimony of Richard Clarke and Condoleezza Rice, the impact of their testimony will not be limited to just the findings of the Commission. The public perception […]

Editorial: Develop a plan

Last Friday, ISS officials announced that in response to an unidentified computer worm, several critical computer systems would need to be shut down. Citing that the worm had the potential to crack passwords stored on computers, the administration decided that it would need to take down the Banner system – the application responsible for managing […]

Organization introduces innovative education for D.C. adults

Posted 11:59pm by Vanessa Maltin U-WIRE Washington Bureau Mustafaa Madyun works for kids, but he does it through working with adults. He works with coaches, teachers, community leaders and anyone else who interacts with children to help them better understand the youth of tomorrow and lead them to develop into productive members of society. Beginning […]

Bar Belle: Mr. Smith’s

Mr. Smith’s 3104 M St. N.W. Carded: at the door Cover: none Dress: After work to after dinner to after date Specials: Happy Hour runs Monday through Friday from 4 to 7 p.m.; monthly beer specials In a classic episode of “The Simpsons” – a homage to “Mr. Smith Goes to Washington” – Lisa wins […]

Aren’t they fabulous …

Men have Adam’s apples. Women do not. Congratulations, you think. Why even go to college if you already know so much? Well, I’m showing off my knowledge here to illustrate why the entire premise of “Connie and Carla” (Universal) is flawed. The film deals with two singing waitresses who successfully disguise themselves as drag queens […]

Bush speaks after bloody week in Iraq

Posted 12:00am April 17 by Aaron Huertas U-WIRE Washington Bureau The Bush Administration is trying to strike a balance between resolve and restraint in its efforts to both bring stability to Iraq in the face of uprisings and to assure the American people that the war is still justified and winnable. “In this conflict, there […]

CNN anchor discusses working women

CNN Anchor Judy Woodruff urged female students to follow their passion and do what they believe at a speech at GW Tuesday night. The lecture was the first of the National Panhellenic Conference Foundation’s Distinguished Lecturer Program, which focuses on women and leadership. The National Panhellenic Conference serves as an umbrella organization for 26 women’s […]

Greek Briefs

Pi Kappa Phi to dunk student leaders Students can take a shot at their favorite campus leaders Thursday at the Pi Kappa Phi fraternity’s “Dunking for Disabilities” event. Proceeds will go toward Push America, a charity that benefits people with disabilities. Students can purchase a chance to dunk leaders including Student Association Executive Vice President-elect […]