October 25, 2004

Volume 101, Issue 23

Stories from the October 25, 2004 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Greek-Chic: The business of membership fashion

The GW campus is a veritable playground for fashion conformists. Whether it’s something as small as a yellow “Livestrong” bracelet, something as loud as a “Four More Years!” T-shirt, or something as carefully put together as disheveled hair underneath a trucker hat, GW students dress to make a statement. Using H Street as their catwalk, […]


The article “SJT lauds frosh spirit at late night” (Oct. 21, p. 3) misidentified Mitchell Hall’s colors. They are purple and yellow. The articles “Feds: Ex-professor embezzled $600,000” (Oct. 14, p.1) and “Professors fear research backlash” (Oct. 18, p. 1) incorrectly stated that former professor Nabih Bedewi is accused of laundering money to his brother’s […]

Editorial: Prevention steps

The Georgetown University community is still reeling from a devastating townhouse fire that claimed the life of one of its students. In response to the tragedy, Georgetown and city officials embarked on an aggressive campaign to ensure townhouses inhabited by students are in compliance with fire codes. While, fortunately, such an incident has yet to […]

Column: SJS: ‘Scab’ Judicial Services

The people making disciplinary decisions on campus are students wearing white gloves and flowing robes. You would be proud to see one of your peers dressed so prominently; I know I am proud just thinking about it. But I am much more embarrassed than proud knowing that these students are not dressed up for Halloween […]

Column: A win over New York was sweet but there is still a long way to go

When a lone Yankee fan sporting an Alex Rodriguez jersey slumped through the H Street crowd Wednesday night, I smiled. “Now he knows how it feels,” I chuckled to myself as this newly masochistic New Yorker paced back and forth, audibly questioning the collective sexuality of the crowd. The transplanted Bostonians paid no attention to […]

Varsity Roundup

Volleyball Results from Oct. 23 Duquesne 3, GW 1 News and Notes: The Colonials have lost eight straight games, a season high. The streak equaled the longest in program history. The loss also dropped GW’s record to 4-16 overall and 1-7 in the Atlantic 10. Men’s water polo Results from Oct. 22-23: GW 11, Gannon […]

Men’s soccer surges into playoff race

Keeping their playoff hopes alive, the GW men’s soccer team continued its offensive surge with back-to-back wins over Xavier and Dayton last weekend. The Colonials beat the Flyers 3-1 Sunday after defeating the Musketeers 4-2 Friday. With two victories at the Mount Vernon Athletic Complex, GW is back in the hunt for an Atlantic 10 […]

Unionization hinges on disputed ballots

Just one week before Election Day, GW has its own voting dispute complete with a narrow majority and disputed ballots. In a process that will transpire in the next few weeks, a 12-person majority of part-time faculty who voted in favor of forming a union may be reversed by the inclusion of about 50 contested […]

Fire prompts inspections

City officials are seeking to inspect students’ off-campus townhouses for dangerous living conditions after a Georgetown University student died in a townhouse fire one week ago. Daniel Rigby, a Georgetown senior, died Oct. 17 after his two-story townhouse at 3318 Prospect St. caught on fire. The house had faulty electrical wiring in the basement, where […]