February 13, 2003

Volume 99, Issue 47

Stories from the February 13, 2003 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

INTERVIEW: LL Cool J, Smooth Groves and Sweet Talk

Flowing bass grooves slip in and out of syncopated rhythms. Women in hip-huggers and bathing suits, the video’s requisite “hoes,” gyrate to the beat, slinking against the calm outline of an ever present rap superstar. We watch as the gold around his neck reflects the light, offering a contour to his exposed dark, rippling chest. […]

Students hunger for late-night eats

After a long night on the town freshman Stacy Schafer heads back to her residence hall with some friends. Feeling hungry, they try to figure out their options for a late night meal, but find their choices extremely limited. Click here for the full story.

The Bear Neccessities are Back

A new chapter opens in the life of Mowgli and friends, this time filled with original music. Jungle Book 2 lets you “hear the jungle rhythm” while maintaining the “bare necessities” of life. Based upon the Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling, Disney’s animated film the Jungle Book 2, directed by Steve Trenbirth, picks up where […]

Student reports G St. robbery

A male student was reportedly robbed at 23rd and G streets Monday night, the second robbery of a GW student on campus reported in the last three weeks. Metropolitan Police declined to release the identity of the student. MPD searched the Foggy Bottom area but didn’t find anyone matching the assailant’s description, police officials said […]

Rent is due; and doing well

Those relentlessly tapping feet in the “Lord of the Dance” ensemble, the previous tenants of the Warner Theatre, have nothing on the hard-working twenty-somethings in an exclusive engagement of the Broadway musical “Rent.” The touring production – if not as combustible as the New York show – works like a slow burn, blistering and eventually […]

Old-School Industrial Art

One of the originators of the “candid camera” technique, Margaret Bourke-White is best remembered as the star photographer of Fortune magazine. She also happens to be the first prominent female photojournalist. A handsome collection of her snapshots now dots the walls of the Phillips Collection in the new exhibition, “The Photography of Design, 1927-1936.” Most […]

INTERVIEW: Sopranos’ Silvio speaks

Eyes fixed, you watch as a curled lip whispers the words “Where’s my money?” Why is the Jersey accent so much scarier when there’s a gun involved? They told you not to mess with Tony Soprano; his cronies are dangerous. But you just had to bet an extra couple grand on that pair of jacks. […]

Americans are very bad people

The haze of war is especially ominous when eyes are blurred, unable to perceive ensuing atrocity. Eyes cannot discern images obscured by the pain of senseless devastation and the subsequent search for meaning. Imagining an act of war is distressing enough for us all, especially in light of recent events. But experiencing it head-on is […]

Breaking News: GW closes Tuesday

Posted 6:30 p.m. Feb. 18- University officials announced Monday afternoon that GW will be closed Tuesday due to severe weather conditions. Senior Vice President for Student and Academic Support Services Robert Chernak said road conditions in the District, Maryland and Virginia prompted the University to decide to close at about 6:20p.m. He also said the […]