April 29, 2004

Volume 100, Issue 64

Stories from the April 29, 2004 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Secret Machines, Blonde Redhead at the Black Cat

A dreary, rainy evening opened with the blinding light of heaven in the form of a Dallas-turned-New York band known as the Secret Machines. Three shaggy-haired men reeking of early-’90s brashness took the stage in front of three spotlights that were pointed straight into their audience, causing many to avert their eyes. But this only […]

University of Utah eyes Law School Dean

GW Law School Dean Michael Young could learn Thursday night whether he will become the next president of the University of Utah. Young, who has been the Law School’s dean for six years, is one of three candidates being eyed by the University of Utah to fill its top post. Utah officials are expected to […]

Column: Giving more

Josh Schimmerling and I were initially reluctant to accept the charge of co-chairing the Class of 2004’s Senior Class Gift Campaign. After four years of tuition payments, library printing and Student Health fees, we felt that we had paid our dues to the University. So why were we being asked – as students – to […]

Pro-choice punks on parade

On the seminal punk classic Never Mind the Bollocks, Here’s the Sex Pistols, lead singer Johnny Rotten, in the Pistols’ trademark virulent manner, offered his commentary on a woman’s right to choose: “Body screaming fucking bloody mess/Not an animal/It’s an abortion.” Twenty-seven years later, Rotten is fronting a warped, twisted, Sid Vicious-less version of the […]

GW to phase out Prometheus

Internet-based class management software Prometheus will be inaccessible to students and faculty as of May 31. Blackboard, a similar software package that GW began using this past fall, will replace the application. Both Prometheus and Blackboard were available for student and faculty use throughout the academic year to aid in the transition from one package […]

Greek Briefs

Greek-letter groups to hold stress-free events The Interfraternity Council and Panhellenic Association will sponsor free music and food Sunday. The “Greek Stress-Free Zone” is open to all students and will take place behind Townhouse Row from noon to 5 p.m. It will feature radio station Hot 95.5, which will provide music and giveaways. A massage […]

The Bar Belle: The last call

Where: All over D.C. (and even a trip to Northern Virginia) Carded: “Your hair’s a different color.” Cover: Nada because I’m cheap Dress: My favorite pair of jeans, a black T-shirt and heels Specials: Requested shout-outs There is a time when all good things must come to an end. Luckily, this just applies to my […]

SA Notes

Senate to hold transition The Student Association Senate-elect will hold its transition dinner to initiate new members Friday night. The dinner, which costs the SA six to seven thousand dollars, will be held at the Four Seasons Hotel. SA Vice President for Community Affairs Mary Mai said the funding came from the executive and Senate […]

Golf heads to A-10 tourney

The GW golf team will travel to Middletown, R.I., this weekend for the Atlantic 10 Tournament. If the Colonials can win it, they will earn the program’s first ever trip to the NCAA Tournament. Sophomore Brian Carroll, the team’s top player, said his team has a good shot at winning the tourney. He also said […]