M.I.A., the daughter of a terrorist and a genre-defying artist, has set the standards for edginess and fun ever since she first hit the music scene.
Thursday, November 29, 2007
"I'm Not There" is an incredible film that draws beautiful narrative circles around the perimeter of its central character without ever letting the viewer inside to meet the real Bob Dylan.
Everyone's favorite Swedish rock band is back with their third U.S. full-length album, titled "Black and White Album."
A common theme of my Bar Belle search recurred, as Bourbon also hit the wallet pretty hard, although the bartender did promise me that this bourbon was top-shelf specialty.
The Hatchet's monthly wrap-up of GW's ups and downs.
I would soon be back to campus for the worst three weeks known to students everywhere: post-Thanksgiving academic hell.
A school district in California was holding a vote on whether to strip away copies of the Constitution from school classrooms because they contained references to religion and God.
With December and January coming up, I am reminded of how content Americans can be with broken systems. The class registration system at GW needs some severe revamping - possibly more than the 49ers' offense.
Eta Beta Rho, a Hebrew honors society, held its first induction Wednesday night in an intimate setting - the home of Yaron Peleg, a GW professor who advises the society.
From her kitchen in Minneapolis, Diablo Cody was skeptical when a man claiming to be a Hollywood producer told her she was funny and should write a screenplay.
A car fleeing the scene of an armed robbery crashed across the street from Mitchell Hall Saturday night, according to police reports.
Despite high turnout from alumni and dignitaries, University officials and alumni said they are disappointed more students did not attend the inauguration for University President Steven Knapp.
The Student Association senate passed a bill on Tuesday night that will give graduate students special representation in the SA.
Students who are unsatisfied with GW's dining options have a new way to voice their concerns.
Past and present White House correspondents discussed the media's role in the current presidency before a packed house at the National Press Club Monday night.
D.C. Mayor Adrian Fenty compared his campaign strategies to those of presidential candidate and Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.) at a speech at GW Law School Wednesday.
A 4-RIDE van carrying two students crashed into another vehicle on 23rd Street early Tuesday morning.
Former University President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg received more than $700,000 in salary and benefits last year - the second-highest salary in the District and the 42nd-highest of private institutions in the nation.
Steve Martin has been a top comedian for more than 30 years, a feat, that by his own admission, he achieved without any sort of talent. "I consider my whole career a workaround," he told an adoring crowd at Lisner Auditorium Tuesday night. The star of such popular comedies including "The Jerk," "Three Amigos" and "Little Shop of Horrors," the self-deprecating and amiable Martin discussed his memoir, "Born Standing Up," in an event sponsored by the Smithsonian.
The D.C. Zoning Commission unanimously approved plans to open Lerner Health and Wellness Center to a limited number of alumni and Foggy Bottom community members.
Following months of negotiations with the University, the adjunct faculty union is set to distribute a contract concerning job security, promotions and salaries by mid-December.
Renovations of Alumni House, the future home of University President Steven Knapp, will make the historical structure a bit greener.
The University has plans to renovate the space formerly occupied by DJ's Fastbreak to make room for student space.
A nonprofit advocacy group director spoke to GW students Tuesday about a war that has been raging in Northern Uganda for the last 20 years.
The James Madison University Convocation Center does not take kindly to visitors. The GW women's basketball team discovered the building's lack of hospitality Tuesday evening.
Over the past couple of seasons, GW women's basketball coach Joe McKeown has talked about how he no longer wants his team to be giant killers but instead be the giant.
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 28 - If it is any consolation for the 2-2 GW men's basketball team, it kept close with the No. 1 team in the country for 20 minutes.
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 28 - The moment opposing teams walk into UCLA's Pauley Pavilion, they are barraged with reminders that they are entering the home of not only the best team in college basketball, but also the home of the best teams to ever play in the NCAA.
Web Update Friday, Nov. 30, 11:00 p.m. The GW women's basketball team saw a 24-point halftime lead disappear at the hands of the University of Nevada-Las Vegas Friday, falling to the Lady Rebels 62-61 at the Human Performance Center in New Orleans.