September 13, 2004

Volume 101, Issue 11

Stories from the September 13, 2004 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Video game expo hits 9:30 club

The Beastie Boys “Intergalactic” could be heard thumping from inside the 9:30 club Wednesday night, but musicians weren’t rocking out in front of a wild audience. Inside, scantily clad girls danced on stages, vendors lined up in rows throughout the room and big-screen plasma TVs adorned the main stage. GameRiot, the world’s largest traveling video […]

Wearing your party on your sleeve

Would you like to “Re-Defeat Bush?” Maybe you’d rather, “Flush the Johns” and send Kerry and Edwards packing. These days there’s a slogan for every political position and a T-shirt to match. We’ve come a long way from “I Like Ike.” Now political slogans aren’t just engineered by candidates; they’re cooked up by organizations, businesses […]

Behind the man behind the wheel

Meet Joe. Joe is one of thousands of taxicab drivers in the D.C. area. He has salt-and-pepper hair, a friendly smile and drives the streets of Washington when it turns dark, looking for people in need of a ride. You may know him, and if you don’t, then chances are you have met someone like […]

Calendar

Monday The Real Deal on race and gender issues in hip-hop Open forum discussion 7 to 9 p.m. Marvin Center 302 Sponsored by the Student Activities Center Student Association Freshman Information Session 7 to 9 p.m. HOVA Capitol Room Sponsored by the Student Association Symposium: “Celebrating Democracy: India, Israel and the United States” Speakers include […]

Volleyball’s losing streak continues

In a sharp contrast to last year’s early season success, the GW volleyball team remains winless after dropping three straight at the Delaware Invitational last weekend. Inexperience proved to be the Colonials’ main stumbling block, according to head coach Jojit Coronel. “We have a lot of inexperienced players who aren’t used to playing on this […]

MVC courts still not ready

Last winter, GW officials told The Hatchet that the construction of the Mount Vernon campus was supposed to be completed by the summer of 2004. But varsity tennis players are still without a true home as the fall season is set to begin Friday. While construction continues, the GW’s men’s and women’s tennis teams are […]

J Street: At least it’s not Taco Bell

The Marvin Center has undergone a facelift. The looks and venues have changed, so how does the food taste? The Hatchet presents its review of the new dining choices. Tuscan Oven – pizza/Italian dishes Tuscan Oven offers a variety of vegetarian and meat calzones and pizzas. They also have a pasta station. There are not […]

Soccer stays strong in Nebraska

Senior Lindsay Bruno knew the GW women’s soccer team’s journey to Omaha, Neb. this weekend would be well worth the trip. The Colonials beat the South Dakota State Jack Rabbits 1-0 Friday night before tying Creighton 2-2 Sunday at the annual Diadora Classic held at Creighton University. “We went into the games ready to work,” […]

New Albom book an uplifting read

So you’ve read the Da Vinci Code …what’s next? Trendy readers across the country are picking up the latest story by Mitch Albom. In the wake of the success of his first novel, “Tuesdays with Morrie,” Albom’s latest novel mirrors the first in its deep sentiment, moral implications and comforting tone. “The Five People You […]