November 21, 2002

Volume 99, Issue 33

Stories from the November 21, 2002 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

INTERVIEW: Center Stage star Amanda Schull brings west coast ballet to DC

Watching Sandpaper Ballet, a collection of delectably witty gambols, is like bursting open a box of truffles onstage. And like the sugary confections, picking the sweetest piece is next to impossible. The San Francisco Ballet’s touring program is, without question, the best theatrical performance of the holiday season. And with tickets selling for $26 to […]

National lobbying group opens GW chapter

GW students hoping to bring a new level of activism to campus recently started a University chapter of the national political lobbying group Common Cause in Foggy Bottom. The organization, which is supported by a number of politicians, including Senator John McCain (R-Ariz.), works to combat political corruption and to get big money out of […]

Art-o-matic: the land of bunny eating boxes

A black man wearing a pagoda hat grips the microphone. “Think for yourself,” he says quietly, over and over as a jazz band plays in the background. The walls of the room are painted lime green and splattered with fuchsia roses. A horn-rimmed indie band plays to a fashionably sullen crowd down the hall. Next […]

Greek Briefs

Greeks host music festival Alpha Phi Alpha, La Unidad Latina and Lambda Upsilon Lambda fraternities and the Latinas Promoviendo Comunidad/Lambda Pi Chi sorority will host Golden Xplosion, a Greek-letter party, Friday at 10 p.m. in the Marvin Center Grand Ballroom. The event will feature Dream’s DJ Bomba spinning hip-hop, salsa, reggae and meringue tunes. “We […]


Bats have always had their place in rock and roll. Remember that poor unfortunate winged rat that jumped on stage with Ozzy Osbourne? Prince even had the Batdance. But “Bat Boy: The Musical” marks the first time in recent memory that the bat was the one making the music. This off-Broadway production tells the story […]

Around Campus

Students to perform in dance concert this weekend The Theatre and Dance Department will hold the Danceworks Concert Thursday to Saturday at 7:30 p.m. in the Dorothy Betts Marvin Theater. Students will dance pieces by choreographers senior Daniela Wancier, faculty member Laurel Grey, guest artist Neil Greenberg, visiting student Tracy Marion, adjunct faculty Anthony Gongora […]

BAR BELLE: Oh those drunken summer nights…..

Old Glory 3139 M St. Dress: Cowboy boots and denim Cover: None Carded: At the bar It’s hard for me to tear up a bar. I really love to drink, so anywhere that serves alcohol is fine by me. Truth be told though, I’m not to thrilled with the new winterized version of Old Glory. […]

Guest column: New face of extremism

Extremism, lies and shameless deceit – we educated Muslim activists have seen our fair share of it. We identify it, trace it back to the fringe, discredit it and move on. We have applied this to groups within our own faith over the past year or so since September 11. These days, however, we find […]

AT THE MOVIES: 007 takes on Ice Cube, hot girls surround them both

James Bond 007: Die Another Day By Lauren Spitzer 007 is back for number 20 in the Bond film series, this time adding new dimension to the action film. Director Lee Tamahori adds just the right touches to the latest James Bond movie, Die Another Day, while retaining the classic “Bond” characteristics that place the […]