April 22, 2004

Volume 100, Issue 62

Stories from the April 22, 2004 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Sen. Clinton knocks occupation

Sen. Hillary Clinton criticized the Bush administration’s handling of the war in Iraq at a discussion with journalist Marvin Kalb Tuesday afternoon. At the most recent installment of the GW-sponsored “Kalb Report,” a series of discussions featuring prominent politicians and journalists, Clinton (D-N.Y.) said President Bush has failed to effectively answer questions about the conflict […]

Campus Calendar

Thursday Cultural Transitions Workshop for students studying abroad in Spanish-speaking countries 3:30 to 5 p.m. Marvin Center rooms 413 and 414 Student Excellence Awards 7 p.m. Marvin Center Grand Ballroom Friday Panel on retention of minority students Speakers include Debra Harris, director of admissions for the Graduate School of Education and Human Development, and Michael […]

Students avert trial

The District dropped charges Wednesday against nine GW students arrested in the Marvin Center last month for protesting University worker policies. At an hour-long D.C. Superior Court hearing Wednesday morning, city officials dropped charges against 11 students – including two from Georgetown University – detained in the Marvin Center’s Great Hall March 26. The demonstrators, […]

SA Notes

Finance committee proposes allocation change The Student Association Finance Committee drafted legislation at a meeting Monday night that would require student organizations requesting $2,000 in co-sponsorship funding to present their case in person. Currently, student organization representatives must appear in person for co-sponsorship requests of $2,500 or more. Jordyn Cosme, Finance Committee chair-elect, said his […]

University readies for IMF protest

University officials said the campus will follow its normal operating schedule during a Saturday World Bank and International Monetary Fund protest that is expected to be peaceful. The demonstration’s main event will be a noon rally at Franklin Square, located at 14th and K streets, followed by a march to Murrow Park near World Bank […]

Greek Briefs

Theta Delta Chi, Delta Gamma win top prizes The Theta Delta Chi fraternity and the Delta Gamma sorority were named the best fraternity and sorority of the year, respectively, Tuesday night at the annual Order of Omega Awards. The Order of Omega is a Greek-letter honor society that recognizes “outstanding leadership” in the Greek-letter community. […]

Crime log

Liquor Law Violation 4/1 – McFadden’s Restaurant and Saloon – case closed A freshman female student presented a fake I.D. to enter the bar and was arrested by undercover cops standing with the doormen. Undercover cops regularly patrol the entrance, said the bar’s manager, Wes Wesley, who noted that these incidents “happen all the time.” […]

Peace studies minor faces cuts

The University is reducing financial support for the peace studies minor as a result of budget cuts in the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences. While students can still take peace studies classes in the fall, the program will not receive any additional funding and could lose all funding in the near future, peace studies […]

MTV advocates voter awareness at GW

Leaders of the Democratic and Republican national committees teamed up with MTV in the Jack Morton Auditorium Monday to promote political awareness and activism among American youth. At the press conference, DNC Chairman Terry McAuliffe, RNC Chairman Ed Gillespie and MTV News correspondent Gideon Yago announced two essay contests, one for each party, geared towards […]