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.

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 […]

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 […]