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.

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, […]

Crime Log

Assault With a Dangerous Weapon 9/29 – Gelman Library 7:12 a.m. – case closed A contract worker performing construction at Gelman Library was attacked by two men he had just fired. The men punched the contractor and hit him with a copper pipe. The victim was transported to the GW Hospital Emergency Room for treatment. […]

Column: Epic battle looms again

If you’re a student at GW, you’re probably salivating at the prospect of the Red Sox and Yankees squaring off in the American League Championship Series. As a Red Sox fan, I want see my team exorcise the demons from last year’s game seven meltdown and finally defeat the Evil Empire when it counts. Yankees […]

Schedule delay upsets students

By this time last fall, Jared Brown had already made reservations to fly home to Detroit the day after his last exam in December. This year, the sophomore has no idea when any of his tests will be and has not been able to book any plane tickets. And it’s starting to frustrate him. “It’s […]

Sorority numbers drop by one-third

The number of female students who accepted bids to join a sorority dropped by more than 100 this year. Some sorority leaders attributed the decrease to a new computer software program that tries to match up students with the groups they want to pledge. Recruitment for GW’s eight sororities ended Saturday with 215 girls accepting […]

Men expose themselves

Female students continued to be subjected to incidents of indecent exposure around campus last week. Twice in the last week, men have revealed their genitals to unwilling female students just west of GW. On Oct. 1, a male walked past a female student on 26th Street and turned around to face her with his pants […]

Senate delays some org. funds

Student group funding would be cut by over $22,000 under a proposed bill being considered by the Student Association Senate Finance Committee. Senators said the cuts in funding would allow the SA to co-sponsor more events. The proposed legislation, introduced Tuesday night, is a preliminary effort by the SA to decide how much money should […]