April 26, 2004

Volume 100, Issue 63

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

Officals weigh proposal for Hippodrome bar

The University is reviewing a student proposal to allow alcohol to be served in the Hippodrome. Student Association President Kris Hart discussed the possibility of serving drinks with the SA Senate last month, but said review and implementation are still in the “early stages.” Officials in the General Counsel’s office are looking into logistics, feasibility […]

Seniors: Stepping into the real world

You’re a senior, and it’s late April. By now you’ve been asked the same questions roughly 3.2 million times – by friends, family, professors, doctors and everyone else you meet. By commencement on May 16, that number will likely triple. “Where will you be next year? Any plans for the future? What are you doing […]

Students, officals win excellence awards

About 250 people gathered in the Marvin Center Thursday night for the Student Activities Center annual Excellence Awards ceremony honoring student leaders and organizers. A committee of eight people with representatives from various campus offices voted to award students and administrators who have positively impacted the GW community. Awards were given out in nine categories, […]

Meta Media: ‘It’s, like, the end of an era!’

How do I sum up 10 years with some of the most entertaining friends I’ve ever had? I’m almost at a loss for words. I guess this is a preview of how I’ll feel Thursday, May 6, when one of the best television sitcoms airs its last episode. I’d be lying if I said “Friends” […]

GW to cut budget, eliminate newspaper program

Students will no longer receive free copies of The New York Times, The Washington Post and USA Today in residence halls next fall as GW implements a $3 million campus-wide budget cut. The GW Reads program, which deposits three major newspapers in residence halls on weekdays, is one of several services being eliminated or reduced […]

The Morning After: It’s not you, it’s me

Chick: When breaking up with someone, it’s usually appropriate to lie because the truth hurts. But unless you’re in a legitimate relationship in which you “communicate” and “talk about your feelings,” then 99 percent of the time, if you get dumped, you’re being lied to. To better cope with the situation, it’s best to translate […]

GW in Brief

University to hand out GW Award The University will honor three members of the community with the GW Award during Commencement on May 16. The award is given to faculty, staff and students who have made significant contributions to the University. James Ferrer, director of the Center for Latin American Studies; Mark Levine, senior assistant […]

University increases printing fee

Students will pay two cents more per page to print in most campus facilities beginning in August. Officials cited the rising cost of printers, toner, software licenses, server support and staffing as reason for the nine-cent fee. The charge will be implemented in labs in the Marvin Center, Gelman Library, Rome Hall and several classrooms. […]

The Help Line

Q: I’m a freshman, and I’m leaving for home in two weeks. I’m dreading going back to live with my parents because they were so strict and always set the earliest curfews. Now that I’m used to going out late and staying out even later, I don’t know how I’m going to be able to […]

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 […]