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.


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 […]

Short-handed Colonials battle to a stalemate

Considering the GW men’s soccer team spent over half of Saturday night’s game against Radford University down a man, a 1-1 tie was not a bad result. Junior Trevor Martin was forced to leave the game at the 42:46 mark after referees assessed him his second yellow card of the night. Since two yellow cards […]

MPD boss vows reforms

At 31, Robert Contee is the youngest commander in the Metropolitan Police Department. After 11 years on the force, including stints as a sergeant and lieutenant, Contee heads up police efforts in one of the most unique parts of Washington. “Second District is unique in the sense that the issues are a little different,” said […]

GOP exploiting 9/11, Kalb says

Journalist Marvin Kalb criticized Republicans’ use of September 11 for political gain at a conference on understanding the events and the consequences of the national tragedy. “The way it is used, and not the extent it is used, is disturbing,” Kalb said. In particular, Kalb described the use of clips from the HBO documentary “Nine […]