October 18, 2004

Volume 101, Issue 21

Stories from the October 18, 2004 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Stewart blasts hosts in “Crossfire” appearance

Comedian Jon Stewart blasted CNN’s “Crossfire” when he appeared on the show Friday afternoon, criticizing its content and hosts in an unusually serious display for the Comedy Central star. “What you do is not honest. What you do is partisan hackery,” Stewart said. “You have a responsibility to the public discourse, and you fail miserably.” […]

GW Briefs

Radio talk show hosts to be featured on Kalb Report Al Franken, G. Gordon Liddy and Jim Bohannon will discuss the impact of talk radio on the presidential election at the Kalb Report Monday night at 8 p.m. The talk show hosts from different ends of the political spectrum will talk about issues such as […]

Column: A Boston Disappearing Act

Where have all the Bo Sox gone? It was less than a week ago when eager and hopeful Red Sox fans filled GW screaming in that old familiar accent: “its aaare year,” and “bring on the damn Yankees.” As a die hard Yanks fan who has had a navy blue Yankees hat attached to my […]

Letters to the Editor

Money and resources This letter is written in response to L. Asher Corson’s column, “The bloated student government,” from Oct. 11 (p. 4). As a student not involved with the SA, it took less than two hours to discover the following public information. Corson condemns Woodard’s administration for using “student money frivolously,” yet he co-sponsored […]

Calendar

Monday Free Mat Pilates Class 7 to 8 p.m. Lloyd Gym Dance and Exercise Studio Sponsored by Mount Vernon Campus Life Tuesday “Late Night with the President” Freshman hall spirit competition and opportunity to ask President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg questions 7 p.m. Marvin Center Hippodrome Sponsored by the Community Living and Learning Center Fall Internship […]

Column: Bring democracy to GW

Now that freedom is on the march throughout the Arab world, we can finally focus our attention on tyranny here at GW. We should thank President Bush for fighting for freedom, but would it be too much to ask for his help supporting a group of students next door to the White House? I know […]

Editorial: A worthwhile confrontation

Our View: Jon Stewart’s critique of “Crossfire” at GW is an important step in realizing how far the quality of broadcast news journalism has deteriorated. GW students and parents were welcomed to Colonials Weekend by an October surprise of sorts. Replacing the usual partisan bickering on CNN’s “Crossfire” for the day, the program welcomed “The […]