October 21, 2004

Volume 101, Issue 22

Stories from the October 21, 2004 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

More students study abroad

The number of GW students studying abroad this semester is up 27 percent from last fall despite increased threats of terrorism abroad. Last fall, 230 students participated in study abroad programs. This fall, there are 290 participants, and about 700 applicants have filed to study in a foreign country for the spring semester. “Participation is […]

Elliot School profs. profile foreign policy concerns

Professors from the Elliott School of International Affairs gathered at the National Press Club Monday to discuss their new report on differences between liberal and conservative approaches to foreign policies. Twenty-nine Elliott School professors contributed to the report, titled “Divided Diplomacy and the Next Administration: Conservative and Liberal Alternatives.” Henry R. Nau and David Shambaugh, […]

CNN town hall debate addresses Israel, Sudan crisis

CNN’s Wolf Blitzer and Zain Verjee hosted a telecast from the Jack Morton Auditorium on Tuesday to discuss foreign policy issues in Iraq, Israel and Sudan. The event, titled “American Foreign Policy since 9/11” was conducted as a town hall debate and included prominent speakers such as Sen. Norm Coleman (R-Minn.) and Susan Rice, a […]

SJT lauds frosh spirit at “Late Night with the President”

Bombarded with questions ranging from his preferred baseball team to the cost of food, University President Steven Joel Trachtenberg addressed the Class of 2008 Tuesday night the Hippodrome. The annual event Late Night with the President gives freshmen the opportunity to meet the president, show residence hall pride and win a post-Late Night dinner party […]

Common Ground Film Festival at the Elliot School

The Elliott School will host the 2004 Common Ground Film Festival, providing a venue for the free discussion of films designed to motivate, instigate, inspire or just make people think. Sponsored by the group Search For Common Ground, the Festival’s purpose (according to its website) is “to showcase films that focus on individuals who are […]

Ivory Tower incurrs more damage

Four cases of vandalism were committed in the last week at Ivory Tower, a residence hall that has been plagued by destruction since it opened in late August. University Police have not yet found any students responsible for the damage. Despite increased patrols by UPD and Community Living and Learning Center staff, there have been […]

The bar belle

Mie N Yu 3125 M St. N.W. In my many drunken excursions to M Street during college, I often passed by the yellow and orange facade of Mie N Yu while stumbling back and forth between Third Edition and Garrett’s. I had yet to enter through its diaphanous, curtained doorway until last Friday night. Maybe […]

Transferring gets some students better rooms

When the Community Living and Learning Center placed sophomore Georgia Chaconis in Strong Hall, she was disappointed. “My roommate and I were stuck in Strong because there was no other choice than Mount Vernon,” said Chaconis, who complained about the freshman majority in the all-female residence hall, shared bathrooms, no kitchens and small rooms. On […]

Weekend Concert Previews: Rock and Lobsters

Friday Oct. 22 & 23 Lobsterboy, Freaky Vaudeville and Burlesque for a Halloween Spooktacular Chief Ike’s Mambo Room (21+) One day Milwaukee native Lucas Zarwell discovered that he had a special calling in life, one that would bring forth great honor and pride to his family. That calling was dressing up in a giant lobster […]