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.

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 […]

Wire flaw led to bus fire

A construction flaw caused a Mount Vernon shuttle bus to burst into flames last month, GW officials said. Fred Siegel, associate vice president and dean of freshmen, said crossed wires in the engine of a Mount Vernon shuttle caused an Aug. 31 blaze that did not result in any injuries. He added that several shuttles […]

2004-05 GW men’s basketball schedule

GW 2004-05 Men’s Basketball Schedule ? OPPONENT TIME TV NOVEMBER 10 RANDOLPH-MACON (Exhibition)# 8 p.m. 15 at Wake Forest (Preseason NIT) 7 p.m. ESPN2 18 American or VCU (Preseason NIT) TBA 20 MORGAN STATE 2 p.m. 24 Preseason NIT Semifinal 7/9 p.m. 26 Preseason NIT Consolation 4:30 pm 26 Preseason NIT Final 7 p.m. 28 […]


Thursday Student Association Freshmen Information Session 7 to 9 p.m. Mount Vernon Campus Pub Sponsored by the Student Association Friday Multicultural Greek Council Block Show Includes a step-dance show from multicultural Greek-letter groups 5 to 8 p.m. Kogan Plaza Sponsored by Multicultural Greek Council Showing of the film “Eurotrip” 8 to 10 p.m. Mount Vernon […]

GW Administrators address students’ concerns

University administrators discussed GW’s diversity, tuition increases and on-campus deaths Tuesday night at a town hall meeting in the Hippodrome. More than 40 students wrote anonymous questions to a panel, which included GW President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg; Robert Chernak, senior vice president for Academic and Student Support Services; Fred Siegel, dean of freshmen; and Tim […]

Crime Log

Liquor Law Violation 9/12 – City Hall case closed University Police responded to a disorderly female at the residence hall’s entryway. After evaluation, UPD contacted EMeRG., which took her to the GW Hospital emergency room. Referred to Student Judicial Services. 9/11 – Thurston Hall case closed UPD called EMeRG. to evaluate a male student after […]

Editorial: Keep gun laws

Late Monday, the ten-year ban on assault weapons expired after Congress failed to renew the law. For a city like Washington, D.C. – which is dubiously honored with consistently high murder rates – the renewed presence of assault weapons could tank years of work toward reducing rates of gun violence. Perhaps even more significant for […]

Officials eye 2010 for site

University officials said they do not expect to walk into any new buildings on the old hospital grounds until 2010 as they continue to look at developers for the site. “If you see anything significant there within six years from now, we would be extremely lucky,” Executive Vice President and Treasurer Louis Katz said Friday […]

Editorial: Fix “Crossfire”

Though vicariously, GW made the political talk show rounds Sunday when a mini-controversy surrounding CNN’s “Crossfire” – which broadcasts daily from the Jack Morton Auditorium in the Media and Public Affairs Building – began circulating. Republicans have raised concern that Paul Begala and James Carville, the liberal two of the program’s four hosts, are permitted […]

GW Dance Teacher to Present Work at Kennedy Center

Vladimir Angelov, an adjunct professor in GW’s dance department, will be debuting his multimedia dance and film project “TransParent” at the Kennedy Center’s Millennium Stage next week. Angelov, who has partnered with the local troupe CityDance, is the writer, director and choreographer of the work, which was chosen by the Kennedy Center’s Local Dance Commissioning […]