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: Looking back on the election

I suppose not talking about the election in my first post-Nov. 2 column would be like not talking about the one ton, victorious elephant in the room. Looking back on the events of the past week and, for that matter, the past months of the election, I realized how intertwined the election had been with […]

“Finding Neverland”

“Finding Neverland” (Miramax) stars Johnny Depp. Need a girl say anything more? Even the most mediocre endeavors can be made viewable through this man’s great presence. But while there is nothing mediocre about “Finding Neverland,” Depp’s seemingly effortless performance as J.M. Barrie, the Scottish playwright who brought “Peter Pan” to the stage, raises it far […]

21,000 Americans injured every year by BB guns, report says

(U-WIRE) WASHINGTON – More than 21,000 Americans suffer injuries related to non-powder guns every year, according to a report released last week. A small percentage of these cases, result in hospitalization. The report released by the Committee on Injury, Violence, and Poison Prevention highlighted the dangers of non-powder guns including air rifles, BB guns, and […]

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 […]