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.

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 […]

Club G-Dub: Ice Hockey offers puck fans a home team

Mike Wilbon won’t let it be discussed on ESPN’s “Pardon the Interruption.” GW doesn’t have a varsity team, neither do the other 11 colleges or universities in the Atlantic 10 and Caps prices are upwards of 40 bucks a pop. For a typical GW student, it’s hard to find a hockey game in the District. […]

A professor gets lost in the cosmos

“Art and science are not that disparate,” says Maida Withers, sitting on the edge of her chair, squirming like an excited child. “It’s the idea, the notion, the ‘we see ourselves in a context,’ not only of our human expression, but the potential of opening up to the larger perspective.” Withers, a GW dance professor, […]

Monthly Club Roundup

Baseball The GW Club Baseball team begins their 2003 campaign for the World Series this weekend with a road trip to the University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill and Wake Forest University. Looking to build on last year’s success, GWCB is the favorite to win the Northern Division of the Mid-Atlantic Conference in the National […]

BAR BELLE: Let’s drink again, like we did last summer

Where: 1073 31 St. NW Dress: Salsa dancing shoes Cover: free before 11 p.m., $10 after Carded: at the door The night started out so well. My friend called to tell me about this hot mariachi band at Paper Moon. Cool, I thought, who doesn’t love mariachi? Then he told me it was free if […]