Matt Windman

Not the king, not quite the Almighty; it’s THE LORD OF THE DANCE

Contrary to popular belief, “Lord of the Dance” is not about a tap-off between Frodo and Gandalf for the Middle Earth jig championship. Rather, “Michael Flatley’s Lord of the Dance” is a world-famous Irish folk dance show. You may remember the show from its reference on “Friends” as the phenomenon that scares the “be-Jesus” out […]

MC officials consider Einstein’s move

Einstein Bros. Bagels may relocate to the former Colonial Computers space to reduce overcrowding and heating and ventilation problems in its current location in the lower level of the Marvin Center. The University plans to make the switch by next fall and officials hope to start construction as soon as they receive a “feasibility report” […]

Students give mixed review of State of the Union

GW students had a range of reactions to President George W. Bush’s second State of the Union address Tuesday. Bush spoke about domestic issues but focused on making his case for a potential war with Iraq in the one-hour speech, during which he called his first two years “a good start.” The first half of […]

MC considers post office replacements

University officials said a food venue will most likely replace the Marvin Center Post Office when it closes its doors at the end of the spring semester. Officials said they will consider students’ ideas from an online survey and focus groups conducted throughout the semester. “We hope to identify one or two high quality options […]

She’s like your granny, if your granny was a man

That’s not a woman. It’s a man, baby! It’s hard to describe the performer who stands at the edge of the National Theater stage. Barry Humphries, who created the role of Dame Edna nearly years ago, may remind you of that overly flamboyant Jewish woman who pinched your cheek at your bar or bat-mitzvah. She […]

A cappella group gets national recognition

With their staple style of hooded sweatshirts and sneakers, the members of GW’s newest a cappella group, Emocapella, do not take themselves too seriously. But these days, to their surprise, everyone around them seems to. Emocapella has gained national status for their innovative vocals, becoming the first college a cappella group to sing solely “emo” […]

Its art. It’s free. It’s really, really close

Many come to GW for its location in the middle of the American political arena. But politics is not the only activity going on in GW’s neighborhood. Art is a alive and well in the community, specifically at the MacFeeley Gallery just steps away on 20th and I streets. The Arts Club of Washington at […]

Student alcohol violations down

Though hospitalizations for alcohol consumption have increased greatly this year from last year, officials report a “significant” decrease in less severe alcohol violations. Administrators attribute the lower number of “minor” and “serious” alcohol violations to the University’s new policy of notifying parents of all alcohol violations. A campaign by the Center for Alcohol and other […]

Hospitalization numbers up

More students have been hospitalized for alcohol-related incidents through November than the entire 2001-2002 academic year. University officials are calling the increase a positive sign, noting that more students are willing to call University Police for intoxicated friends. Forty-four students were hospitalized by the end of November, while a total of 43 students went to […]

Colonial computers to close

Colonial Computers will shut down and move out of its current location on the ground floor of the Marvin Center and into the GW Bookstore in the next few weeks. Store officials cite financial losses and a decline in business in recent years as the reason for the move. University officials said they are currently […]