October 6, 2005

Volume 102, Issue 16

Stories from the October 6, 2005 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Pinnock has a new (but old) name

Junior J.R. Pinnock, as the Colonials community knows him, will not be returning to play on the GW men’s basketball team. According to a news release by the sports information department, Pinnock’s father recently requested that he go by his birth name Danilo. The name J.R. simply denotes “junior,” because his father’s name is also […]


Thursday National Depression Screening Day Confidential and free screenings to all members of the GW community. Noon to 2 p.m. Marvin Center rm. 101 Sponsored by the University Counseling Center Gulf Coast Culture Day Enjoy Cajun food, jazz music, Mardi Gras beads and an old-time country carnival. All proceeds go to Hurricane Katrina and Hurricane […]

Kyle Spector: In 2008, we need the truth

President Clinton’s Oval Office sex scandal, for the most part, had few ramifications for the average American. His extramarital affairs brought about important, albeit abstract, questions about the nature of the office of the presidency. It did not, however, cost one American life and in the end little money was spent. During that period, though, […]

SA Notes

Senare seeks freshman The Student Association Senate will choose three freshmen to occupy non-voting seats from a pool of 20 candidates who applied for the positions. The SA Rules Committee will send three freshmen to the entire Senate in Thursday night’s meeting at 8:30 p.m. in J Street. Rules Committee Chairman sophomore Chris Rotella (CCAS-U) […]

Kevan Duve The ivory town center

A university is, by nature, a permanent construction zone. When not moving earth to erect new physical structures, it works to shape the souls of students who enter it seeking knowledge, truth and beauty. Universities have traditionally labored so that the former endeavor would facilitate the latter one. The metaphoric ivory tower weds architecture with […]


A correction from the Oct. 3 issue failed to correct the name of Matthew Monaco, who was previously credited as Matthew Manaco and Matthew Morrisson. The story “Hooking up: the new dating” (Oct. 3, p. 1) misspelled the name of Jeff Schrimmer. Due to an editing error, the article “Shakour Web site late to debut” […]

Crime Log

Liquor Law Violation 10/2 – 2600 block of L Street – 12:15 a.m. – case closed University Police responded to a call for an intoxicated GW student found unconscious on an off-campus park bench. The individual was immediately transported to GW Hospital because of excessive alcohol consumption. Referred to Student Judicial Services Disorderly Conduct 10/2 […]

As gas prices remain high, University mulls cuts for next year

Despite a plea from President Bush for Americans to conserve energy, University officials said they have no plans to cut back on energy consumption by restricting the use of vehicles. But as gas prices continue to rise, the University may have to cut back on vehicle use next year. Johnnie Osborne, chief financial officer for […]

A cinematic capital: D.C. is no stranger to Hollywood

Nicole Kidman is coming to campus to film a movie – but really, it’s no big deal. Students might as well shrug their shoulders and walk away as she films “The Visiting” at the GW Hospital later this month – after all, she’s just one in a line of Hollywood demigods that have used the […]

Anti-abortion group hands out apples to promote adoption

It’s not uncommon to see students from Voices for Choices, the abortion rights group, handing out its famous cookies and condoms in Kogan Plaza. But this week Colonials for Life, an anti-abortion student group, hosted its first Apples for Adoption event to educate students about choosing adoption over abortion in the event of a crisis […]