October 28, 2004

Volume 101, Issue 24

Stories from the October 28, 2004 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

City moves polling location to Smith Center

The polling station traditionally located at the International Monetary Fund building has been moved to GW’s Smith Center for Election Day because of access concerns. John Petrie, vice president for public safety and emergency management, said checkpoints at the 19th Street building, which has been under a heightened security alert since August, would hinder people […]

Waiting in line is now an hourly job

Senior Tyler Neyhart gets paid between $10 and $15 an hour to perform one of the dullest tasks imaginable: waiting in line. “I’ve waited in line for some of the most mundane things, like a hearing on the drug policy of Michigan,” Neyhart said. Neyhart works as an independent contractor for J.E. Holdings, one of […]

Editorial: Kris Hart for ANC

During his years at GW, Kris Hart established himself as an important student advocate and a reputable public servant. Distinguishing himself as a Student Association senator, Hart parlayed his senatorial experience into a successful campaign for SA president. Often during his term – which while unspectacular still resulted in many tangible results for students – […]

Column: Let’s not put the students on Board

Recently, The Hatchet used an entire page in the opinions section to convince you of the need for student representation on GW’s Board of Trustees. In one column, I would like to convince you otherwise. Though I agree with the need for the board to be more transparent about its actions, putting student representatives on […]

GW Intramural Standings

Intramural Soccer League Champions Competitive League Champion- Africa United Women’s League Champion- Alpha Delta Pi Recreational League Champion- All-Stars of David Co-Ed League Champion- Flying V Mount Vernon Volleyball League Tournament No.1 K-Unit v. No.4 Team Doby No.2 Pi Kappa Alpha v. Foggy Vern Fraternity League Standings: Flag Football Fraternity wins and losses are only […]

Column: Dancing on their ashes

Their bodies lie on the desert floor, crying out to a public that has lost too many of its own. They seem to wonder how many more have to fall before authorities commit themselves to an investigation of those responsible for the homicides that have devastated Ciudad Juarez, which sits on the Mexican side of […]

Hey kids, like violence? “Saw” hacks into theaters

“Saw” (Lions Gate) is a fantastically ugly movie. If you’re easily grossed out, offended or upset by graphic violence and cruelty, stay home. If there’s even a question about it, stay home. But if you can stand to watch what unfolds, you won’t be disappointed. The film’s low budget is readily apparent, but there are […]

Varsity Roundup

Golf Results from Oct. 25: The Colonials finished ninth out of 13 teams at the Old Dominion University/Seascape Collegiate Tournament, shooting a combined 611 for the tourney. Next: The ODU/Seascape was GW’s last fall tourney. The Colonials’ first spring match will be March 20-21 at the William & Mary Colonial Invitational. Women’s tennis Results from […]

Students try out for “Colonial Idol”

Ten GW singers strutted their stuff at the Mount Vernon Pub Wednesday night, hoping to win a chance to sing the national anthem at GW’s kickoff to the basketball season. “Colonial Idol,” which was inspired from the hit television show “American Idol,” gave nine female and one male performer the stage to sing an a […]