April 15, 2004

Volume 100, Issue 60

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

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 […]

BREAKING NEWS: Student found dead outside HOVA

Posted 7:20p.m. Sunday, April 18 A GW student was found dead Sunday night after falling from a Hall on Virginia Avenue balcony. Metropolitan Police are unsure whether freshman Hasan Hussain’s 80-foot fall from a balcony on HOVA’s fourth floor was accidental or intentional. While declining to discuss the city’s investigation into Hussain’s death, MPD Lt. […]

Column: Standing with a racist

Joseph Cohen, an Orthodox Jew, moved from the United States to Israel in 1998. Three years later, Cohen converted to Islam and changed his name to Yosef Mohammed Khatib. Today, Cohen maintains a thick New York accent but alleges his support for Hamas and Osama bin Laden. Accordingly, he believes that no Jewish life should […]

Blood, Guts, and a healthy helping of the king

Running on the success of their recent album, Coral Fang, the Distillers blew through D.C. in a gale of punk rock glory. About an hour before show time, guitarist Tony Bradley took some time out to sit down with The Hatchet in the red room of the Black Cat. Hatchet: You’re the newest member of […]

Gay politicians debate tactics

Prominent members of the gay community talked about the effectiveness of efforts to legalize same-sex marriage at a forum in the Marvin Center Monday night. The discussion, sponsored by GW Pride and the College Democrats, featured openly gay politicians Rep. Barney Frank and D.C. Councilmember Jim Graham along with Human Rights Campaign lobbyist Matthew McTighe. […]

WNBA eyes GW stars

GW women’s basketball players Cathy Joens and Ugo Oha will sit by the phone this weekend, waiting for a call that could determine their futures. On the other end of the line, they hope to hear from one of 13 WNBA teams, telling them they’ve just been drafted. Head coach Joe McKeown and WNBA executives […]