Change the channel This is an open letter to whoever controls which news programs are displayed on the Marvin Center big screen televisions: Please quit playing Fox News. I am writing this letter not as a liberal – which I am – but as a concerned student who enjoys quality news with his coffee. The […]
December 6, 2004
Volume 101, Issue 33
Stories from the December 6, 2004 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.
Some area residents and city officials are urging a D.C. zoning board to deny GW’s request to amend regulations that forbid the school from housing freshmen in the Hall on Virginia Avenue in the future. On Thursday, GW asked the D.C. Zoning Commission for an exception to the Campus Plan, an agreement about land use […]
GW is contesting city and Foggy Bottom officials’ efforts to prevent Ivory Tower eateries from serving non-students. The food fight began Wednesday afternoon, when city officials told several Ivory Tower venues to immediately stop serving non-students because GW was violating zoning rules that forbid it to sell to anyone except students. University officials said they […]
Nestled away in a quiet section of D.C. near Georgetown, the Mount Vernon Campus may seem a distant trek for students accustomed to Foggy Bottom. But over the past few years, more and more student organizations have embraced the location as a meeting place, University officials and student group leaders said. This year, Mount Vernon […]
Senior Natalie Apsell took a drag of her first cigarette in the beginning of high school, but she wouldn’t label herself a smoker until her freshman year at GW, when addiction truly kicked in. “That’s when I was addicted physically and psychologically,” she said, recalling nights when she would gather with friends on the benches […]
Long before September 11, and prior to the tyrannical rule of the Taliban, Afghanistan was a flourishing cultural utopia whose story has never before been told in American literature. Author Khaled Hosseini’s “The Kite Runner” is a rare and treasured gift, presenting a narrative that is simultaneously heart wrenching yet startlingly accurate. The young narrator, […]
Monday “When Hatred is Bred to the Bone: Psychocultural Foundations of Contemporary Terrorism” Lecture from Elliott School political psychology professor Jerrold Post 6 to 7:30 p.m. Elliott School of International Affairs building Room 602 “Chill out in the Hippodrome” Caribbean snacks and dancehall reggae 7 to 9 p.m. Hippodrome Sponsored by Program Board and Caribbean […]
From the moment the Nintendo generation crawled to the control pad, its hazy glare fixed itself upon a Technicolor land of crusading plumbers, stalking mushroom heads and pale princesses awaiting rescue at the end of the eighth world. Nearly two decades later, many continue the quest, often proclaiming the mechanical melody of the Super Mario […]
The article “Grads get Supreme Court clerkships” (Dec. 2, p. 15) incorrectly stated that Ann O’Connell is currently working for Chief Justice William Rehnquist. She’ll begin working for him next year.
Despite recent indications of global warming that might have tricked us into believing we still had a shot at the wonderfully ambiguous D.C. fall weather, somewhere in between the elections, the turkey and the midterms, winter has come – and it’s going to be cold. Winter is a time for functional fashion. No longer are […]