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.

Column: Bush’s opportunism in Jersey

I grew up in New Jersey, moving from Newark, to South Orange, to Springfield. I’m a Devils fan, I love diner food and I drive like a real aggressive jerk. I’ve been going to New York for over a decade, I’ve lived there at times, and I have a lot of good memories. On 9/11, […]

“Surviving Christmas”… just barely

Oh, Ben Affleck. My undying allegiance to you and your body of work has been made known far and wide. I’ve proclaimed “Jersey Girl” to be the masterpiece it truly was, even in the face of certain ostracism. I’ve explained to as many people as possible the media conspiracy that exists against you. And I […]

Letters to the Editor

Another size to adjuncts I am writing about an article written by Zach Ahmad, entitled “Teaching classes and winning tables: Adjuncts find it hard to make ends meet” (Oct. 18, p. 1). Unfortunately, Mr. Ahmad has a strong slant to his writing on this issue. This is the second time he has written an article […]

Israeli Hip Hop and A Cappellastock at GW

Harmony found at GW a cappellastock Last Saturday students and parents alike went home humming along to their favorite tunes from a night of perfect harmony. After waiting in a line stretched across the entire first floor of the Marvin Center, The Troubadours, who hosted A Capellastock, courted the crowd with an amazing balance between […]

Crime Log

Disorderly Conduct 10/17 – Thurston Hall – 8:13 p.m. – case closed A male student was seen throwing water balloons from his eighth floor window. The complainant worked with Community Living and Learning Center staff to identify the subject’s room; the subject was the only person in the room at the time. Referred to Student […]

Varsity Roundup

Men’s tennis Results from Oct. 15-17: Seniors Matt Treadgold and Jake Jopling won the Flight A doubles bracket at the Hampton Roads Invitational of Newport News. Junior Will Timmons had a strong tourney, taking the Flight C singles bracket. Women’s tennis Results from Oct. 15-17: Freshman Kendell Swenson had a strong weekend at the Hampton […]

Gore questions Bush’s competence in Georgetown speech

Former Vice President Al Gore said in a Monday speech at Georgetown University that the Bush administration had always wanted to invade Iraq and never considered more peaceful options “We were told by the president that war was his last choice,” Gore said. “It is now clear from the newly available evidence that it was […]

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 […]