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.

College Republicans try to put PA in Bush’s corner

Senior Ed Buckley carefully eyed his surroundings and talked to his fellow volunteers as they slowly walked through a Philadelphia suburb. “I’ve got a good feeling about these two,” Buckley said. “I’ve got a great feeling. Birch Street is going to be my street, gentlemen.” What sounded like planning for a military operation was actually […]

Former SA president takes on veteran activist for ANC seat

Former Student Association President Kris Hart is finishing up his fight for a seat on a local government board, running against the incumbent chair he called one of the “leading advocates against the University.” Hart is asking Foggy Bottom residents to vote for him on Nov. 2 as a write-in candidate for seat 2A-05 of […]

Alumna runs for Virginia House seat

Sixteen years after graduating from GW with a bachelor’s degree in political science, Republican congressional candidate Lisa Marie Cheney is receiving another political education across the river. Running against Democratic incumbent Rep. James Moran, Jr. for Virginia’s 8th district congressional seat, Cheney’s name will be on the ballot for the first time Tuesday. A longtime […]

Battleground poll brings GW prestige

GW’s sponsorship of a widely cited presidential campaign poll has put the University in the spotlight and given students another way to study and gauge voter opinions. Since April, the University has co-sponsored the 2004 Battleground Poll, a bipartisan survey, with two outside polling groups. According to the latest poll results, which were released Friday, […]

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 […]