November 8, 2001

Volume 98, Issue 28

Stories from the November 8, 2001 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Tennessee tickets available Monday-Friday

Students can pick up free tickets for the GW women’s basketball game against the University of Tennessee Nov. 12-16 at the Ticketmaster outlet in Marvin Center room 250 from 8a.m. to 10 p.m. The home game will be played Nov. 27. About 1,600 seats have been reserved for students, in one of the most highly […]

ZBT national dissolves GW colony

Zeta Beta Tau national fraternity withdrew recognition of its GW colony Nov. 1 for hazing new members among other violations, according to GW’s Interfraternity Council. Seventeen Zeta Beta Tau members, who are former Alpha Epsilon Pi members, were expelled from the fraternity along with 24 recruits from this year. Officials from the national organization declined […]

Williams earns A-10 honor

Senior women’s soccer player Tiffany Williams earned co-Player of the Week, the Atlantic 10 announced Tuesday. Williams scored four goals in her final two games and netted all three in Sunday’s 3-0 victory over St. Bonaventure. She finishes her career with 32 points, tying her for 20th on GW’s all-time points list. The Colonials (8-10, […]

UPD investigates fraternity prank

A Sigma Alpha Epsilon prank that prompted a police investigation into kidnapping has upset Metropolitan Police officers and put more than 10 fraternity members at risk of judicial punishment by GW. Two GW students were reportedly kidnapped outside of Funger Hall on Tuesday night. Eyewitness Brett Kaplan said the students the kidnapped students were surprised […]

‘Rough Crossing’ boasts smooth wit

The Generic Theatre Company’s production of “Rough Crossing” is a delightfully witty and entertaining rendition of Tom Stoppard’s play. Much like an intellectual’s “Three’s Company,” this play relies upon the perpetual confusion of its characters to create its momentum. Playwrights Sandor Turai (Matt Johnson) and Alexandra Gal (Caroline Nisbet) are on a luxurious cruise ship […]

D.C. Diary: The Hirshhorn Museum and Schulture Garden

The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Saturday, Oct. 27 10 a.m. My dance professor told me about Spanish dance performances at the Hirshhorn Museum, so I decided I would go check out the richness of Spanish culture. Arriving an hour and a half early, we walked around the Smithsonian for a while until it was […]

The Hatchet reviews three new indie film offerings

Focus Celebrated photographer Neal Slavin makes his directing debut with Focus, creating a retro, eerie feel that captures the viewer and allows a look into the mind of Lawrence Newman (William H. Macy). Based on a novel written in 1945 by Arthur Miller, Focus could not be more timely. It is a thought-provoking fable about […]

Features: Students share ‘sexiled’ stories

As Sophomore Hala Rharrit turned the key to the door of her Fulbright Hall room, she was startled by a screaming voice – her roommate frantically asking her to wait before she came in. Rharrit got the hint. Her roommate had her boyfriend over and she could not enter her room – she was “sexiled.” […]

Farrellys lose vulgarity

When you fall in love with someone for the first time, what do you fall in love with: physical or inner beauty? In Shallow Hal, the Farrelly brother’s latest creation, Hal Larsen (Jack Black) is only able to see beauty on the outside. Hal gets stuck in an elevator with self-help guru Tony Robbins (played […]

Area university bathrooms attract ‘cruisers’

GW is not the only D.C. university experiencing lewd activity in its bathrooms. According to, the same Web site that lists GW bathrooms as prime sites for sexual activity, three American University bathrooms and two Georgetown University bathrooms are considered very “cruisy.” The first floor of Georgetown’s Lauinger Library is described in an August […]