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.

Column: Fighting its perversion

A couple of weeks ago, the Elliott School hosted a forum to discuss one of the most provocative, complex and important questions facing us today: Is there a clash of civilizations between America and the Islamic world? The forum, co-sponsored by the group Americans for Informed Democracy, featured guests with impressive and influential backgrounds in […]

Union voting begins Mon.

Adjunct professors will begin voting Monday on a unionization proposal that could have a major impact on how the University negotiates contracts with faculty. From Oct. 4 to 19, all part-time faculty who have taught at least one class in two of the past four semesters will receive a ballot by mail asking them whether […]

Zed’s deserves a shot

Zed’s Ethiopian Cuisine 28th and M Streets N.W. If you have been to Georgetown, you have seen it; in fact, you have probably made a comment about its name. We wanted to unlock the mystery behind the big white building that we have all seen but never ventured into. The exterior of Zed’s mirrors the […]

Owls down Colonials again

For the 13th straight time, Atlantic 10 rival Temple got the best of the GW volleyball team. The Owls, GW’s biggest volleyball rival, again overcame a seemingly insurmountable deficit to beat the Colonials 3-2 in one of the most closely contested matches yet this season. “If it’s any conciliation, that was our best performance so […]

Chapman ends soccer’s skid

by Michael Tsang Hatchet Reporter After a five-game losing streak, the GW men’s soccer team could be back on track. On Sunday, the Colonials fought back to tie Atlantic 10 foe Fordham 1-1 in double overtime in Bronx, N.Y. “It was great to snap the losing streak, get a result, get a point,” senior co-captain […]

Editorial: Invest in Foggy Bottom’s future

Our View – The Foggy Bottom Association should use newly acquired funds to improve the neighborhood, rather than to initiate litigation against GW. Resulting from a deal with Trammel Crow – the developer seeking to convert the old Columbia Hospital for Women to a condominium complex – the Foggy Bottom Association received $2.48 million in […]

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. […]