October 4, 2004

Volume 101, Issue 17

Stories from the October 4, 2004 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Handzlik leads women

After 110 hard fought minutes, the GW women’s soccer team ended their match with Fordham in a 1-1 tie Sunday afternoon at the Mount Vernon Athletic Complex. “We’ve been working hard to create opportunities and today we had 21 opportunities,” said GW head coach Tanya Vogel, whose team played its third overtime game of the […]

Column: The Marvin Center cash cow

Walking off of the elevator on the third floor, I thought I had fallen down the rabbit hole. Swirling flamboyant carpeting, expensive conference rooms and not a student to be seen. In the bathroom, two men in “nice” suits were talking business while they fixed their hair. I knew that I was not in friendly […]

Column: The ticking time bomb

Everyone from time to time feels like time is not on your side. Whether it is that fling from spring break or that fabulous person you met one week before school who lives nowhere near D.C. – welcome to the club of ticking time bombs, in which I have been a proud member for years. […]

Letters to the Editor

Resources available This letter is written in response to senior Dany BouRaad’s concerns about accessing the University Counseling Center through the University Police Department (“Bad Experiences,” Sept. 30, p. 5). We are happy to know that students like Mr. BouRaad may be interested in volunteering their services to care for other students. There are a […]

GW briefs

Watergate has bomb scare The Watergate complex received a bomb scare early Thursday morning after a restaurant employee at the hotel reported a suspicious package to Metropolitan Police. The package, which turned out be harmless, led MPD to keep students from exiting the Hall on Virginia Avenue for at least half an hour. MPD responded […]

Bison rumble over GW

GW men’s water polo coach Scott Reed knows the Colonials are off to a tough start this season. After falling 13-7 to No. 17 (Collegiate Water Polo Association) Bucknell Saturday, GW is now 2-10 on the year. “We are in a rut right now, we are not converting on easy opportunities,” Reed said. “If we […]

Hispanic student population increases

The Hispanic population of this year’s freshman class grew by about 20 percent this year, part of an overall increase in the number of multicultural students. Kathryn Napper, director of Undergraduate Admissions, wrote in an e-mail that she expects about 120 Hispanic students to be in this year’s freshman class. Official demographic numbers for incoming […]

Arrests mark Iraq protest

A Saturday demonstration to protest the Iraq war resulted in the arrests of 28 people who attempted to deliver the names of the war dead to the White House. Among those arrested was Michael Berg, the father of Nick Berg, a truck driver who was beheaded by Iraqi militants in May. Immediately upon crossing a […]

Muslim comic blazes new path

Muslim comedian Azhar Usman is one of the few people who could joke about the Sept. 11 attacks and actually illicit laughs. Usman performed in the Jack Morton Auditorium Friday night, helping the Muslim Student Association raise $7,000 for flood victims in Bangladesh. A sold-out crowd enjoyed Usman’ s political humor. “People often assume that […]