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Arts: The Hatchet sits with Latino lover Benjamin Bratt

With the glut of biopics released by Hollywood lately, including blockbusters like A Beautiful Mind and Ali, it would be easy for audiences to overlook the addition of yet another. Even so, Benjamin Bratt is hopeful that moviegoers will embrace his newest movie, an independent film that follows the turbulent career of late Latino icon […]

Death Cab takes wild ride

The name Death Cab for Cutie might get you prepped for a shot of death-metal decadence, but don’t be misled. Despite its obscure-sounding name and dark lyrics, the Seattle-based group Death Cab for Cutie is one of the quickly rising stars in the indie-rock scene. The members of Death Cab paused to speak with The […]

GW sends grads to White House

President George W. Bush appointed more alumni from GW graduate schools than from almost any other university, according to National Journal statistics released last month. Nine Bush appointees are from GW graduate schools, tying GW with Georgetown University and ranking second to Harvard University, which produced 40 appointees. Four members of Bush’s staff were GW […]

A record turnout for first GW glimpse

Incoming freshmen motioned for Michael O’Leary to turn around the upside-down GW towel he waived during the Colonial Inauguration closing session Saturday morning. O’Leary, senior associate director for admissions, joked that the University got a “great deal” on the yellow and blue towels, GW’s traditional CI parting gift to new students, because “the printer put […]