CORE spokesman Niger Innia (l.) and former District official Bernard Demczuk discuss affirmative action at a forum Wednesday night cosponsered by the College Republicans and the Black Student Union.
April 3, 2003
Volume 99, Issue 58
Stories from the April 3, 2003 issue of the GW Hatchet.
Thousands rallied in support of affirmative action at the U.S. Supreme Court and the Lincoln Memorial Tuesday, calling on the Court to uphold the practice of giving preferential treatment to minorities in college admissions. The court heard oral arguments in two cases challenging the University of Michigan’s use of race as a factor in admissions, […]
“There can’t be a war against terrorism … it’s a logical impossibility … The thesis is 1) that we are total hypocrites on any issue relating to terrorism and 2) that the first thesis is so obvious, it takes real effort to dismiss it.” If one thinks back to a time before “Operation Iraqi Freedom,” […]
GW’s exercise science program became the third department of its kind in the country when it received full departmental status in late March. A program becomes a department once it has distinguished itself academically within its school, officials said. “The elevation of a program to departmental status is an action that is not taken lightly,” […]
Let’s just call it what it is-a joke-and be happy that we’re in on it. John Aaron’s “Pantheon of Scoundrels,” a small but strong collection of porcelain demi-dioramas, is now on display at the Zenith Gallery. Few members of the Republican party come away unscathed. The artist John Aaron depicts various governmental figures who, as […]
Assassination Tango Andrew Phillips 3.5 Hatchets So OK, I’m that guy who kept stepping on the girl’s toes during the spring dance. Needless to say, the tango is well beyond my comprehension. Watching the screen, the dance seems a magical manifestation of beauty, desire and sex. It has an elusive nature and a definite mystique. […]
Prodigious professionalism is no substitute for a heartfelt performance. There’s something uncomfortably chilly about the few dozen chorus members in “42nd Street,” who don’t blink while they mechanically go through their dances like a bevy of mannequins possessed by the spirit of Ginger Rodgers’ legs. It’s as if they each have a personal Mama Rose […]
The sign out front says to expect “nudity and adult themes.” Inside a young couple runs around, chasing each other, naked and giggling as the slapping sound of genitalia against flesh rings through the room. “Oh yeah” I think, “this is a play by Edward Albee.” Albees’ “The Play About the Baby” is currently playing […]
Andalu Where: 1214 18th St., NW Dress: Stick to the dress code. No jeans or sneakers Cover: 10 bucks Carded: At the door Belle Rating: 4 bells Remember going to Five when you were a freshman? The line was all the way down the block. Your tube top was not the best call, given the […]
“War is for fagots.” Two kids, four words and two meanings. In the utter simplicity of a card game, two young men set the stage for what will become an entrancing evening of intelligent comedy. Originally written in response to the 1991 Gulf War, Anthony Neilson’s “Penetrator,” in a newly updated form, is currently on […]