September 25, 2003

Volume 100, Issue 14

Stories from the September 25, 2003 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Shakespeare Spoofs Hollywood

As Madonna claims in her recent hit, everybody comes to Hollywood. Even, on occasion, Shakespearean characters. Complete with the Bard’s staple plot element – confused cross-dressing – “Shakespeare in Hollywood” is a wonderfully clever new play. Ken Ludwig’s (“Crazy for You”) tale about the making of the Warner Brothers’ 1935 movie version of Shakespeare’s “A […]

GW in Brief

Web site offers free restaurant food Students can get free food from popular local restaurants delivered to their residence halls for the next two weeks just by placing their order on the Web. is introducing its Web site to campus this week by offering free meals from local restaurants, including the Little Cafe, Philadelphia […]

African History Manifests Artistry

“As a Negro … I do not need to go looking for ‘happenings,’ the absurd or the surreal because I have seen things that neither Dali, Beckett, Ionesco, nor any of the others could have thought possible.” – Romare Bearden The artist Romare Bearden lived through the Harlem Renaissance and modern Civil Rights Movement. For […]

Greek Briefs

Kappa Sigma places in plane pull The Kappa Sigma fraternity placed 19th out of 57 in an airplane pull Saturday to raise money for the Special Olympics. The event took place at the Dulles airport, and groups of people pulled planes as far as they could to raise funds. Kappa Sigma contributed $1,000 of the […]

A.W.K.: Is he for real? Let’s find out

Hatchet: Is this the first time you’ve played a college show? Andrew W.K.: This is the third or fourth one we’ve done, and I don’t mean this as any disrespect at all to the organizers or to George Washington University, but I was talking to some kids today, and many students didn’t even know we […]

A Pleasant surprise in “The Rundown”

The best movies are those that exceed expectations. One will sometimes see a movie solely out of boredom, on a whim or out of morbid curiosity, only to walk out of the theater with mouth agape, eyes glazed over and a confused look on your face asking, “What just happened?” There’s nothing quite like a […]

Runners work for high A-10 finish

The GW men’s and women’s cross country teams return to competition this season with high expectations and a great deal of young talent. Both squads experienced a fair amount of turnover from last year, as three seniors from each team graduated. But filling that void is a group of freshmen who have already clocked competitive […]

Column: Report unsatisfactory on trimesters

I do not feel that the proposed changes to the University’s academic calendar are a good idea. I’ve read the report submitted by the Alternative Academic Calendar, and I encourage everyone to read it. The report seems to focus less on improving academics at GW – the stated purpose of the alternative calendar – and […]