April 26, 2004

Volume 100, Issue 63

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

Poll finds Kerry more popular among students

College students are more likely to vote for Sen. John Kerry than President Bush in the November presidential election, according to a poll released last week by Harvard University’s Institute of Politics. The poll, which last month questioned more than a thousand students at colleges across the country, found that 48 percent of respondents said […]

ESIA to accept transfers

Students will be able to transfer into the Elliott School of International Affairs next semester following a temporary freeze on intra-University transfers this spring. The Elliott School will also add transfer requirements for students who enroll at GW in the fall. Increasing undergraduate enrollments in the Elliott School last semester prompted administrators to halt internal […]

GW eyes DTD, SAE houses

The former Delta Tau Delta fraternity house at 2020 G St. will be vacant this summer while property owners decide the future of the townhouse. Delta Tau Delta closed its chapter in February following hazing allegations. Organization leaders met within a few days after the chapter closed and decided to allow residents to remain in […]

Living in a neighborhood down by the river

This is the final article in a series on the neighborhoods of D.C. outside of Northwest. The series will explore the history, residents and businesses of each quadrant. Southwest D.C., the city’s smallest quadrant, lies tucked away from the rest of the city between I-395, the Potomac and Anacostia rivers and South Capitol Street – […]

Abortion rights activists congregate on Mall

Hundreds of thousands of abortion rights activists flooded the National Mall Sunday, waving signs and wearing T-shirts to display their opposition to Bush administration policies that they said threatened women’s lives. The March for Women’s Lives, organized by seven leading national women’s rights groups, was the largest abortion rights demonstration in 12 years. The event […]

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 […]