September 16, 2004

Volume 101, Issue 12

Stories from the September 16, 2004 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Embracing new roles

As the lone senior on the GW men’s basketball team last year, Greg Collucci’s name was not at the top of many statistical categories. However, he played a vital role on the team, providing veteran leadership to many young players. Although he averaged about eight minutes per game last season, playing time never mattered much […]

Men masturbate in Foggy Bottom

University Police are on the lookout for three men involved in seperate public masturbation incidents that took place in Foggy Bottom last weekend. The most recent incident, which occurred at the International House, prompted UPD to post Public Safety Advisory notices in all residence halls. On Sept. 10, an unknown male approached a first floor […]

Soccer falls to cross-town rival

The GW men’s soccer team returned to Reeves field for the third time this season but lost a physical battle to cross-town rival American University 3-1 yesterday. No member of this current Colonial squad has ever beaten the Eagles. American defeated GW last season after beating the Colonials in the first round of the NCAA […]

Update of Puccini’s Opera a Gender Bender:

Giacoma Puccini’s Mme. Butterfly is the tragic yet beautiful tale of a Japanese woman named Butterfly who falls in love with an American sailor that marries then abandons her. When he returns years later with his new American wife to claim Butterfly’s child, it is too much for the delicate woman and she commits suicide […]

Concert Preview: The Brushfire Tour

Dig up a quilted blanket, some rolling papers and a mini cooler before the Brushfire Tour burns out. With a stage presence similar to that of the band Phish, one can appreciate G-Love & Special Sauce’s live jamming. Touring its newly released album The Hustle, fans are sure to appreciate old favorites like “Baby’s Got […]

U.S. India , Israel celebrate democracy at GW

American, Israeli and Indian officials gathered at the “Celebrating Democracy” symposium Monday night to discuss the relationship between the oldest democracy, largest democracy and only democracy in the Middle East. Though the trio of countries participating may seem an unusual lineup, organizers said the Indian-Israeli partnership makes perfect sense. “They have a lot of similarities […]

Sen. wants Daleo off SA court

A Student Association Student Court member is facing questions over his appointment to the judicial body and is being urged by a senator to resign. Sen. Ben Traverse (U-CCAS) claimed that Eric Daleo, a first-year graduate student and judge on the court, was unconstitutionally appointed to his position last spring. Traverse said if Daleo does […]


In a country filled with such great political skeptics, it is not unusual to find humor in the concept of trust in politics at any level of power. Corporate control over American politics continues to regulate what most Americans are told is relevant to legislative forums. As one of today’s most overlooked writer/directors, John Sayles […]

Pollster discusses post-9/11 attitudes

A full audience packed the Elliott School of International Affairs building Tuesday night to discuss the changing face of U.S.-Islamic relations in the wake of Sept. 11 and the war with Iraq. The event, titled “What Steps Can the United States and the Islamic world take to avoid a clash of civilizations?” featured several prominent […]