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.

Franken, Liddy discuss talk radio at Kalb Report

A panel of radio hosts discussed the impact of talk radio on this year’s presidential campaign at a forum moderated by journalist Marvin Kalb Monday night at the National Press Club. The panel, which featured liberal commentator Al Franken and conservative host G. Gordon Liddy, differed over Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry’s war record and […]

UPD: No proof of assault

A University Police investigation over the last few weeks concluded that there is no evidence to support allegations that three GW basketball players initiated a fight with Lulu’s Mardi Gras employees earlier this month. Metropolitan Police officials are still investigating the incident. “UPD has completed our investigation,” UPD chief Dolores Stafford said. “Basically, our findings […]

GW employees suspected of stealing $77,000

Two GW employees are being investigated for allegedly stealing close to $77,000 in separate incidents that University Police officials said are unrelated. In one incident, which was reported Oct. 12, an employee working for the Office of the Vice President and Treasurer is suspected of altering and cashing two GW checks totaling $61,964. In another […]


Thursday Showing of “Crucible of War” Postwar Bosnia, Croatia and Serbia 7 to 9:30 p.m. Elliott School of International Affairs Room 213 Take Back the Night Rally to end domestic violence and sexual assault 7 to 11 p.m. Kogan Plaza Sponsored by the Feminine Majority Leadership Alliance, Raising Awareness Involving Survivor Empowerment, Neighbors Project, Phi […]

Enjoying the art of cigar smoking

“You want a glass of water?” asked Will Sauer Monday night. “Your mouth can get pretty dry smoking these things.” Sauer would know. The GW senior, who still remembers smoking his first Cuban cigar when he was 13, said he developed an appreciation for the sophisticated habit when he was in high school. He is […]

Column: A memo: We’re all boxed in

A memo from Students for Student Involvement on Campus: Fellow Colonials/hippos, the advancement of our University, which will certainly boost GW into the Top 50, and then the Top 10, has reached a dangerous impasse. And we are boxed in. It’s certainly no fault of the University; our president has served us admirably, his warmth […]

Greek Briefs

Lambda Chi Alpha holds blood donation drive The Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity will hold its first Blood Ball, a series of events on Friday and Saturday to collect blood donations and raise money for the American Red Cross. A blood drive will take place Friday in Marvin Center room 307 from 3 to 7 p.m. […]

Univ. temporarily suspends Alpha Epsilon Phi over hazing allegation

The University placed the Alpha Epsilon Phi sorority on an interim suspension while it decides whether to discipline the group for an anonymous hazing allegation. Student Judicial Services Director Tara Woolfson wrote in an e-mail that the allegations involved “requiring candidates to keep a penny in their shoe” and “wear specific clothing under their street […]

Volleyball continues slide

The GW volleyball team came to Bender Arena at American University on Tuesday on a mid-season six-game losing streak. After getting shut out in their previous two matches, a Colonials win would have been a confidence booster for a team that had already suffered a seven-game losing streak to open the season. GW hung tough […]

SA Notes

Senate welcomes new members The Student Association Senate welcomed seven new senators at its Oct. 12 meeting. The Senate filled four seats for the Elliott School of International Affairs and the Graduate School of Education and Human Development; it also appointed three non-voting freshman senators. The Senate approved Ryan DeMerlis (ESIA-U) after the Rules Committee […]