April 15, 2004

Volume 100, Issue 60

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

Past the Post

Before, the only excuse for not attending at least one gallery exhibition in the District must be credited to laziness. Up until this point, what was keeping some at bay was the distance of a mere half dozen blocks between campus and museums. Now, to the benefit of everyone, the Arts Club of Washington has […]

Kerry proposes free tuition

In an effort to galvanize young voters, presumed Democratic presidential nominee John Kerry is pushing a plan that would give free rides to public university students who perform two years of community service. To promote his plan, Sen. Kerry (D-Mass.) embarked on a series of campus visits, which began Monday with a visit to the […]

SA notes

Ethics package fails in Senate A package including legislation calling for an end to secret ballot voting and imposing term limits on senators failed in the Student Association Senate Tuesday. Sen. Asher Corson (U-CCAS), who submitted the pieces, said he expects Sen. Ben Traverse (U-CCAS) to resubmit the legislation next year. “The ethics package failed […]

In stores: CD Reviews

Artist: DJ Danger Mouse Album: The Grey Album Genre: Hip-Hop Label: None Perhaps the best-known unreleased album of all time, The Grey Album takes the vocals from Jay-Z’s Black Album and puts them over the backing tracks from the Beatles’ White Album. After EMI Records announced Feb. 10 that it would take legal action against […]

Students face registration woes

University officials said they expect a smooth registration process as students continue to choose fall classes this week after a worm limited registration times Friday and Monday. Though some students are complaining about a lack of notice and failure to obtain classes because of the Internet worm, administrators said they feel the process was fair. […]

Campus Calendar

Thursday Prelaw Society Banquet Guest speakers include David Falk, Michael Jordan’s former sports agent $7 members, $10 non-members 6:30 to 11 p.m. Marvin Center Grand Ballroom “The Crucible,” a play by Arthur Miller Tickets $5 Thursday – 7 p.m., Friday – 8 p.m., Saturday – 6:30 p.m., Sunday – 2 p.m. Lisner Downstage Sponsored by […]

Live Review: The Distillers, The Black Cat, 4/7/04

The Distillers’ lead singer Brody Dalle could kick your ass. Mine, too. Although she definitely should have wreaked havoc on the jerk beside me who kept yelling “Show me your tits!” at a performance Wednesday night, she didn’t need to kick anybody’s ass; the music did it for her. Dalle’s band, the Distillers, let loose […]

University names Commencement speakers

With a month until Commencement, University officials disclosed the names Wednesday of four speakers who will address the more than 20,000 GW community members expected to assemble on the Ellipse May 16. They also announced that Sen. Joe Lieberman would lead the interfaith baccalaureate ceremony scheduled to take place two days before Commencement. Nobel Prize-winning […]

PB creates Spring Fling back-up plan

The annual Spring Fling will be held in the Smith Center on Saturday in the event of inclement weather, said Jonathan Reiling, executive chair of the Program Board. The event is scheduled from noon to 6 p.m. on the Quad. “Right now it’s looking pretty good,” Reiling said. “I think it’s going to be a […]

Column: Fighting censorship on campus

“History of Hatchet April Fools’” (April 8, p. 4) omits at least one attempted incident of administrative censorship by intimidation, and misstates (as least as I remember it) another – with continuing consequences to the current Hatchet. Several years ago a parody of a dean in the April Fools’ issue led to a proceeding in […]