November 1, 2004

Volume 101, Issue 25

Stories from the November 1, 2004 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Colonial Invasion kicks off basketball season

About 1,500 students gathered at the Smith Center on Thursday night to kick off the highly anticipated 2004-05 GW basketball season. With the festivities highlighted by giveaways, performances and short practices by the men’s and women’s teams, GW fans were given a taste of what is to come this season. “This event is really to […]

Hart loses ANC bid

Posted Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2 p.m. Incumbent Dorothy Miller defeated GW senior Kris Hart with 72 percent of the vote for a spot on a locally elected board Tuesday. Miller will remain chair of the Advisory Neighborhood Commission of the Foggy Bottom area in seat 2A-05 despite Hart’s efforts to oust the 12-year incumbent in […]

Editorial: John F. Kerry for President

This year’s election comes at a critical juncture in American history. On par with the historically significant elections of 1860 and 1932, this year’s race is set to determine not only how the United States confronts its present-day challenges, but also its position to do so in the future. After four years of a president […]

Bush wins second term

Posted Wednesday, Nov. 3, 3:20 p.m. Sen. John Kerry conceded the presidency to George W. Bush Wednesday afternoon after all-night speculation about Ohio’s electoral votes ended in a clear Bush victory in the state. Bush’s 274 electoral votes, including Ohio’s 20, put him over the 270-vote threshold needed to win the election. With Iowa and […]

Column: John Kerry, a liberal?

Is John Kerry liberal? While certain pundits would have you believe Kerry is a tree-hugging communist who condones burning the American flag, banning the Bible and enforcing mandatory unprotected gay sex in churches, the reality is that Kerry, like most Americans, stands for moderation. In all seriousness, the National Journal ranked Kerry as the most […]

Column: The lesser of two evils

Let’s face it America, no matter who you vote for this year, you’re voting for the wrong candidate. I’ll be the first to say both options on this year’s ballot aren’t good. As a result, any attempt to pick one or the other is going to leave you trying to discern which candidate is the […]

Column: Write in LaRouche

With all this rhetoric about Bush vs. Kerry floating around, most voters have neglected to fully appreciate the power of the write-in vote. Current D.C. Mayor Anthony Williams, in his last election, was the write-in candidate as the incumbent and won. Even closer to home, Kris Hart, our former SA president, stands tomorrow as a […]

No matter who wins, election night will be a party at GW

Election night will be the closest GW will come to having a big football game-like atmosphere this fall. As the votes are being tallied Tuesday night, most students will be anxiously awaiting results in the Marvin Center or staying glued to a television at one of the many election-themed parties being held in apartments, clubs […]

GW students to vote overwhelmingly for Kerry, poll finds

Nearly three-fourths of undergraduate GW students will be casting their ballots for Sen. John Kerry on Election Day, according to a Hatchet poll taken during the past month. The survey, which polled 205 freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors, found that 74 percent of students will vote for Kerry while 14 percent will cast their ballots […]