April 26, 2004

Volume 100, Issue 63

Stories from the April 26, 2004 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Panel calls for greater diversity

Several students and officials said at a Friday panel that GW needs to make greater efforts to increase its minority population. Since 1993, the black student population at GW graduate schools has risen from 5.6 to 9.8 percent, said panelist Carol Sigelman, associate vice president for research and graduate studies. While Sigelman said she is […]

Campus Calendar

Monday Catholicism and Contraception lecture 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Marvin Center room 301 Sponsored by GW Knights of Columbus Israel Independence Day celebration Noon to 2 p.m. Kogan Plaza Live cultural music and research forum 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Phillips Hall room B120 Sponsored by Columbian College of Arts and Sciences Tuesday “Mean Girls” film […]

Departing Editor’s Farewell: Putting college to rest

As my senior year comes to an end and I examine how I spent my four years at GW, I come up with one overwhelming regret, one perfect answer to the “If I could do it all over again” question. Naps, ladies and gentlemen. I would take more naps. All of you know what I’m […]

Students mourn Israeli soldiers

More than 200 students and community members gathered on campus Sunday night to remember Israeli soldiers who lost their lives in war. The event, Yom HaZikaron, is devoted to the memory of the more than 21,000 Israeli soldiers who gave their lives for the creation and security of the Israeli state. The sorrowful event falls […]

Nation in brief

College admission camp opens at Dartmouth (U-WIRE) HANOVER, N.H. – High school students will come to Dartmouth College this summer to seek a leg up in the increasingly competitive college admissions process. The 11-day program, called College Admissions Advantage, carries a price tag of $2,695. Spots in the camp are first-come, first-serve, and will be […]

Column: Revise student rights code

It has been a number of decades since substantial changes have been made to the Guide to Student Rights and Responsibilities, which includes the Student Code of Conduct and the Code of Academic Integrity. This is the one document that enumerates our rights as students. How much has our campus changed, though, over the last […]

Kennedy Center to undergo renovations

The city is slated to approve plans in early May for a multimillion renovation of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. The “Plaza Project,” which has already been approved by the D.C. Commission of Fine Arts, calls for the addition of two new buildings to the center, an alteration of its current […]

Cover your neck but show some leg

The latest spring fashion has arrived at GW. Women, get ready to show some leg, men break out those oxfords, and everybody get ready to pop that collar. I set out on a sunny Saturday afternoon and hit up all the campus hot spots – J Street, Kogan Plaza and the Quad – to see […]

Column: Open letter to Professor Jarol Manheim

It has been several months since we communicated regarding your work with Verizon and your assistance in helping the company thwart workers’ efforts to form a union there. Since we did not hear back from you, we were uncertain whether or not our comments had any impact on you. We are disappointed to discover they […]