November 11, 2004

Volume 101, Issue 28

Stories from the November 11, 2004 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Column: Reflecting on Ramadan

To many, hunger is a mere sensation sporadically felt during brief moments until it is invariably satisfied, never thought of again. To others, it is an inescapable reality and state of being. It is the indication that the last line of defense against poverty has been penetrated, thrusting these people into an indefinite cyclone of […]

The heat is on in “Saigon”

In case you missed the extreme heat that poured from the dorms last week, you can catch another heat wave at the Warner Theatre’s production of “Miss Saigon.” Broadway’s classic love story, set in the final stages of the Vietnam War, brings 1970s Saigon roaring to the D.C. stage. The story is one of star-crossed […]

Editorial: Stay local

Earlier this semester, this page called upon the University and its new Office of Foggy Bottom and District of Columbia Affairs to actively work with students living off campus to ensure conditions in student-rented townhouses were safe. While the Office should be commended for its leadership role in this endeavor, it must be wary to […]

Calendar

Thursday Idealist.org Nonprofit Career Fair Noon to 4 p.m. Marvin Center Grand Ballroom Sponsored by the Career Center, Office of Community Service, Student Activities Center “The Goat” Thursday – 7 to 10 p.m.; Friday, Saturday – 7 to 9 p.m., 10 p.m. to midnight Lisner Downstage Tickets: $3 for students, $5 for non-students Sponsored by […]

New clubs offer fondue, boxing

Fondue does not just mean food for one new student organization – it means a roundtable discussion in current events. The Fondue and Foreign Policy Club is just one of nearly 50 new clubs this year, bringing the total number of student organizations to nearly 400, Student Activities Center Director Tim Miller said. Clubs making […]

SA Notes

Senate doles out extra allocations to groups The Student Association Senate voted Tuesday night to give $12,210 to 24 student organizations that had not yet received allocations along with other groups last month. The allocation represents a $2,900 decrease in funding from money given to those groups last year. Jordyn Cosme (U-At Large), chair of […]

Women’s basketball beats physical UMMC squad by 15

The GW women’s basketball team closed out its preseason with a 70-55 win over UMMC Ekaterinburg Wednesday night at the Smith Center. Seniors Jessica Simmonds and Anna Monta?ana powered the Colonials, scoring 22 and 14 points, respectively. Monta?ana added 12 rebounds and nine assists, one dish away from a triple-double. However, the win did not […]

GW monitors shut down townhouse

Students kicked out of an off-campus townhouse last month because of safety concerns have continually re-entered their former home, prompting GW and area residents to work together to ensure they stay out. After complaints from GW and area residents, inspectors from the Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs last month visited the house at 1016 […]