April 15, 2004

Volume 100, Issue 60

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

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 […]

Will Bill Kill?

Usually, a second installment in a film series is mere catering to fans of the original hungry for more of the same. Those who didn’t like the first go-round should generally be cautioned to not bother with a second helping. That’s common sense, really, but this is Quentin Tarantino we’re talking about, so you can […]

Housing accommodates wait listed students

Housing officials checked off the last few names on the campus housing wait list Wednesday, enabling all interested students to live in University buildings next fall. The original list of 164 sophomores was exhausted just over a month after the initial online selection process. A separate list of upperclassmen was given housing within a week […]

Golf takes fourth at invite

The GW men’s golf team placed fourth in the 13-team field at the Rehoboth Beach Spring Invitational Monday. Originally scheduled as a 36-hole event, the invitational was shortened to 18 holes due to heavy rains. The University of Maryland won the invitational with a team total of 295, 10 shots ahead of second-place United States […]