September 27, 2001

Volume 98, Issue 15

Stories from the September 27, 2001 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Arts: Zoolander shakes up cinema

Given the tragic events of the past few weeks, moviegoers may be wary of a dramatic film that pulls at their heartstrings, fills them with sadness or caters to their fears. They will instead be looking for something completely ridiculous to set their minds at ease. In steps Zoolander (VH1 Films), an off-the-wall comedy from […]

Student groups raise money for attack victims

The GW community has come together to help those in need after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York and the Pentagon. The Student Association’s Points to Help program, which allows students to donate meal points to charity, has raised almost $1,000, said Alice Lingo, SA vice president for […]

Haiku Tunnel brings movie industry to new low

Writer, director and star of his own film, Josh Kornbluth knows more about working as a temp than most people would ever care to learn. This knowledge will come in handy for Kornbluth soon enough, because, judging by Haiku Tunnel, his career in film will be very short-lived. Compiling material from several of his somehow […]

CLLC removes historic room

GW reneged on a pledge to keep a slice of political history in the Hall on Virginia Avenue this year when it boxed up memorabilia from the Watergate scandal to fit more student beds. The room, once used as a lookout for burglars in the Democratic National Committee headquarters in the Watergate across the street, […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Jay Z greets the Nation

Jay-Z is arguably the most successful personality in hip-hop today. Now, after completing his fourth album in five years, it appears he is not going to stop anytime soon. Jay-Z stopped at Nation in D.C. Sunday as part of his “Blueprint Lounge Tour” to support his most recent album, The Blueprint. The idea behind the […]

DNC chairman addresses CDs

Democratic National Committee Chairman Terry McAuliffe discussed the importance of upcoming elections and the need for non-partisan politics in the wake of terrorist attacks on America Tuesday with GW students. Three GW College Democrats made the trip to DNC headquarters for a political rally. Junior Miriam Epstein, events director of the CDs, said the trip […]

Prospects puts upscale touch on plain old pizza

Prospects on Prospect Street 3203 Prospect Street NW (202) 298-6800 Closed Mondays Imagine thick slices of lamb sausage; wild mushrooms atop pesto. Roasted garlic and shallots; and even fresh mozzarella gracing dishes. Wine served by the bottle is more common here than beer served by the tap. By these differences alone, Prospects on Prospect Street […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Military experts debate on ‘Crossfire’

Posted 12:15 Sept. 26–“Crossfire” hosted military experts Wednesday night to debate military action in Afghanistan in a packed Media and Public Affairs auditorium. The panel included retired Army Gen. David Grange, who is a former member of the Delta Force and former commander of the 1st Infantry Division, and Michael Vickers, former CIA Operations officer […]

Don’t Say a Word frightfully uninteresting

To name a movie Don’t Say a Word, film director Gary Fleder was asking for trouble. He had to have known the audience might be confused as to what the phrase was referring to – a request for no talking in the theater or a plea to critics repulsed by this misguided movie. The plot […]

Staff Editorial: So long, 723

“The room will remain intact as a shrine to the past.” So said former GW Director of Media Relations Barbara Porter of the room where two of the “White House plumbers” witnessed a “third-rate burglary” that began the Watergate scandal. When the University bought what was once the Howard Johnson hotel and turned it into […]