September 7, 2004

Volume 101, Issue 9

Stories from the September 7, 2004 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Column: Kerry doesn’t get it

John Kerry still doesn’t get it. After enduring a miserable, month-long meltdown at the hands of the Swift Boat Veterans for Truth, Mr. Kerry answered President George W. Bush’s powerful, unforgettable address at the Republican Convention by – yet again – brazenly brandishing his Vietnam heroics. I know, what else is new? Kerry is growing […]

Letters to the Editor

Involuntary gift The University should discontinue the nefarious practice of forcing students to ‘opt-out’ of the “voluntary” library gift. The current ‘opt-out’ procedure places yet another administrative burden on students, particularly those who pay their tuition directly with student loans and are forced to telephone the University in order to remove the gift. Forcing students […]

Authors strip down Bush spin

“All the President’s Spin,” the new book by founders Ben Fritz, Bryan Keefer and Brendan Nyhan, seems to have been researched and written primarily for the entertainment of those who have, at one time or another, listened to President Bush speak and wondered why he just didn’t use a thesaurus. Like many of the […]

Community voice falls silent after 46 years of press

Ellie Becker has come to represent the plight of countless area residents, battling GW in an effort to preserve the character of Foggy Bottom. But after functioning as the voice of her neighbors for fifteen years through the production of the Foggy Bottom News, Becker said it is time for her to move on. Her […]

Coggins’ brings sandwiches to Ivory Tower

While students await the completion of J Street, there’s at least one good place on campus to order fresh salads and sandwiches on GWorld – and it’s not Subway. Coggins’ Sandwich Manufactory moved into the first floor of the Ivory Tower Aug. 25, and with few campus venues open, students have crowded its shop every […]


Tuesday Federal Work-Study Orientation 12 to 2 p.m. Marvin Center Amphitheater Sponsored by the Career Center Wednesday Academic Success Series Workshop Learn study and time management techniques 4 to 5:30 p.m. The University Counseling Center 2033 K St. Sponsored by the University Counseling Center Resume and Cover Letter Workshop 5 to 6 p.m. Marvin Center […]

Column: Society must learn from Kobe

The criminal investigation of Kobe Bryant is over, and every news channel is saturated with sickening amounts of analysis. But even after meticulously sifting through the non-stop television coverage, newspaper articles and evidence presented in the non-trial, we can draw only one conclusion: sexual assault is a crime society still doesn’t know how to handle […]

GW in brief

Business school ranked 46th in the nation The U.S. News and World Report ranked GW’s undergraduate business school in its top 50 for the fifth consecutive year. The business school was ranked 48th out of more than 375 universities. GW’s undergraduate business specialty in international business was ranked 16th. The rankings, which appeared in the […]

Balanced attack rips Howard

During the preseason, GW men’s soccer head coach George Lidster said he was concerned about his team’s lack of a dependable goal scorer. But in Monday’s 5-0 win over Howard in the D.C. College Cup, the Colonials’ balanced offense stepped up to secure the young team’s first victory of the season. Five GW players netted […]