December 2, 2004

Volume 101, Issue 32

Stories from the December 2, 2004 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Letters to the Editor

Be ashamed I am not involved in George Washington University SA issues. However after reading “SA members spent at least $7,000 at upscale restaurants” (Nov. 22, p. 1), I feel I must contribute my opinion. The GW SA should be ashamed of itself. They can justify this expenditure however they chose, but in reality it […]

Theatre Review: “Two Gentlemen of Verona”

Two pairs of lovers. One confused man falls in love with a girl sworn to his best friend, forgetting his first lover and swearing allegiance to his new idol. Hormone-crazed youngsters chase each other around, winding up in a moonlit forest. “Two Gentlemen of Verona,” currently playing at the Folger Theatre, sounds sneakily familiar – […]

Column: The fuss over final exams

On Dec. 22, Georgetown University will not administer any final exams. Howard University shall have completed their last final nine days earlier on Dec. 13. Students at the University of Maryland, the Catholic University of America and George Mason University shall, at the latest, have finished their fall semester final exams on Dec. 18. GW […]

Court says colleges can bar military recruiters from campuses

Universities can bar military recruiters from campus without risking the loss of federal funds, according to a federal court that ruled in favor of a GW Law School-affiliated group Monday. Last year, the Forum for Academic and Institutional Rights, an organization GW’s Law School joined in October 2003, sued the Defense Department because it requires […]

The Bar Belle: Martin’s Tavern

Martin’s Tavern 1264 Wisconsin Ave. N.W. For most people, Thanksgiving weekend consists of overeating poultry and conversing with strangers who happen to share fragments of your DNA. In the Bar Belle family, our DNA is genetically altered so that beer and football are essential holiday components. This was the first year I hosted Thanksgiving, and […]

Emergency center prepares city

In the event of a terrorist attack, the eighth floor of a nondescript building at 14th and U streets is the city’s coordination point. Through several of the building’s secured doors lies the Emergency Communication Center and the Emergency Operations Center. Renovated after Sept. 11 with $3.9 million in Homeland Security Department grant money, the […]

Construction projects increase GW debt to $725 million

The construction of a new business school building and plans for a residence hall on F Street caused GW’s total debt to jump to $725 million this year. The number represents a $45 million dollar increase from last year’s debt figure. Louis Katz, GW’s executive vice president and treasurer, said that although the University has […]

HFS for the holidays

Christmas time is upon us, and you know what that means: Santa Claus, sugar plum fairies and rock bands sacrificing themselves at radio festivals to get some air play. No worries though, because artistic integrity’s loss is your gain, oh noble concertgoer, as WHFS has put together an HFSmas Nutcracker with something for everyone. If […]

Crime Log

Drug Law Violation 11/23 – Pelham Hall – 9:50 a.m. – case closed Community Living and Learning Center staff found a small container that tested positive for marijuana. Referred to Student Judicial Services 11/22 – New Hall – 9:10 p.m. case closed CLLC found two glass pipes that tested positive for marijuana. CLLC also found […]

Publication puts the parody in George Washington

In its first issue, The GW Carver investigated racial tension in D.C. – racial tension between gray and white squirrels, to be precise. The Carver, the University’s satirical newspaper, pokes fun at the GW community with fake news stories. “We like to be devil’s advocate on a lot of issues just for the hell of […]