November 4, 2004

Volume 101, Issue 26

Stories from the November 4, 2004 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Bush cards headline at poker parties

As many voters counted down to election day, some nervous partisans turned to games and humor to wile away the final hours of an unpredictable race by hosting “Bet Against Bush” poker parties. The cards used at the gatherings, which promise to “last years longer than the administration of George W. Bush,” mock members of […]

Editorial: The election aftermath

Our View: President Bush should unite the country by taking moderate stances on the issues, even if he does not need to do so Dominating campus life for nearly two years, Tuesday’s election results sparked a wave of conflicting emotions on campus. Triumphant Republicans extolled the virtues of their candidate; Democrats lamented another four years […]

Varsity Roundup

Women’s soccer Results from Oct. 30: St. Joseph’s 1, GW 0 News and notes: GW needed a win in its final match of the regular season to earn a trip to the Atlantic 10 Tournament. However, the Hawks ended the Colonials’ postseason hopes. GW finished the year with a 6-8-5 overall record and a 4-4-3 […]

Column: An election lesson: Vote or die

Well, just when we were assured our safety from the imminent terrorist attack that would solely accompany a Kerry victory, we have a new enemy on the move against us. While some people say that poor voter turnout in this election proved once again that the only adversary of young voters is apathy, in reality […]

Crime Log

Assault 10/28 – Off Campus – case closed A female student suffered a wrist injury when her boyfriend, who is not a GW student, assaulted her in Fairfax, Va. Referred to Fairfax Police Destruction 10/29 – Ivory Tower – open case A sixth-floor emergency exit sign was damaged. 10/28 – 2100 block of H Street […]

City of Angels garners big laughs

Dazzling to both the eye and the ear, the Theatre, Dance and Music departments’ collaborative production of City of Angels was as refreshing in the Dorothy Betts Marvin Theatre last weekend as it was as a Tony-Award winner in the late 80s on Broadway. The plot follows an author named Stine as he tries to […]

Some professors go untrained in high-tech gear

Introductory science professor Martin Zysmilich is one of a few tech-savvy professors on campus. In addition to utilizing PowerPoint, an LCD projector, and a camera that enlarges textbook pages for his 300-student class to see, Zysmilich has taken the initiative to introduce an infrared receiver system used to answer multiple-choice questions. Before each lecture, he […]

Woolly Mammoth’s “Grace”

Imagine releasing a 5-year-old into the kitchen to make cookies for his mother. Most likely, he’d throw everything yummy into a big red plastic bowl and mash it all up: sugar, cinnamon, bananas, chocolate chips, gummi bears, frozen French fries, lollipops and Kraft Mac’n’Cheese. Similarly, “Grace,” by the Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, is an absurd […]

Column: Respect for the enemy

Who ultimately pays the cost of the war in Iraq? Definitely not President Bush and Dick Cheney. The President and Vice President have only profited. “Anyone who looks at the size of the contracts acquired by the shady Bush administration-linked mega-corporations, like Halliburton and its kind,” can see it. “The real loser is you … […]

Republican students celebrate Bush win

After a late election night, Republican students celebrated a victory for President Bush Wednesday afternoon as Sen. John Kerry conceded defeat to the incumbent. The president’s victory came after votes from the battleground state of Ohio, which Bush needed to win a second term in the White House, indicated a clear victory for the president […]