October 7, 2004

Volume 101, Issue 18

Stories from the October 7, 2004 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Column: One impact of the Intifada

Over the summer I made a pledge to study the opinions of those with whom I disagree. Searching for inspiration for this column, I found a perfect opportunity to journey outside my comfort zone and attended an event sponsored by Students for Justice in Palestine featuring Diana Buttu, legal advisor to the Palestine Liberation Organization. […]

Local music hot spot: Grog and Tankards

During off hours, Grog & Tankards is empty, with a few pool players and lonely drinkers at the bar. Consisting of one large room decorated with furniture and artwork reminiscent of a fraternity house, the bar boasts all the elements sought after by your average 20-something college student. Budweiser posters and chalkboards touting drink specials […]

SA Notes

Applicants vie for new Elliott School seat Six students submitted applications to fill a new Student Association Senate seat for the Elliott School of International Affairs. The SA added a third seat to the school when enrollment exceeded 2,000 students this year. The Rules Committee will interview each applicant and recommend three for the full […]


Thursday Play: “Red Scare On Sunset” Thursday, Friday and Saturday: 7 to 9 p.m., Saturday: 10 p.m. to midnight. Lisner Downstage Tickets: $3 for students, $5 for non-students Sponsored by the Generic Theatre Company An Evening with Ed Henry CNN Congressional correspondent discusses journalism before leaving to cover the Kerry campaign 7 p.m. Marvin Center […]

Varsity Roundup

Men’s water polo Results from Oct. 5: GW 9, Johns Hopkins 8 News and Notes: Senior co-captain Nick Koenemann scored four goals in the Colonials’ 9-8 win over JHU Tuesday night at the Smith Center. It is the first conference win for GW (3-10, 1-5 College Water Polo Association Southern Division). Koenemann scored in every […]

Greek Briefs

Pi Kappa Phi members help raise $400,000 for charity Three members of the Pi Kappa Phi fraternity participated in a cross country cycling race this summer that raised more than $400,000 for the Push America Foundation. The national headquarters of the Pi Kappa Phi fraternity organized the race, which had “70-plus participants.” They stopped in […]

Fraternity rush numbers increase

Only one of GW’s 12 fraternities is planning to accept fewer members this year after their two-week recruitment period ended Saturday night. Matt Roberts, president of Phi Kappa Psi said his fraternity has twice as many men in this year’s pledge class. He said “rush went really well” and he “couldn’t be happier” that his […]

Column: Analyzing the players

It’s inevitable a guy possessing undeniable charm and modesty would have a wealth of female friends here at G-Dub. And despite my occasional use of the moniker “G-Dub,” I’ve also managed to keep a decent number of guy friends, albeit largely because I buy my friends by paying dues in a Greek-letter organization. Where that […]

Hoyas slide by slumping GW

The GW volleyball team dropped its second match in a row Tuesday to cross-town foe Georgetown. After losing a tight one to Temple last week, the Colonials again fell in a very close contest. The Colonials battled back after trailing two games to none but eventually lost in five games. After falling 27-30 and 22-30, […]