November 13, 2003

Volume 100, Issue 28

Stories from the November 13, 2003 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Domingo stars in Die Walkure

World-renowned singer Placidio Domingo graces the stage of DAR Constitution hall in the Washington Opera’s performance of Die Walkure, the most popular of Richard Wagner’s four-opera Ring cycle. There is no doubt that the entire cast is vocally equipped to handle the music’s intricacies, adding a virtuosic dimension to a cast of characters from Norse […]

SJT among highest-paid college presidents

University President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg was one of 27 private university presidents to make more than $500,000 two years ago, according to a report released Monday by the Chronicle of Higher Education. Trachtenberg’s total compensation, which includes his salary and medical benefits, was $571,764 for the fiscal year 2002, according to the report. He received […]

Colonials set to defend A-10 title

For the second straight season, the GW men’s soccer team squeezed its way into the Atlantic 10 Tournament in the last week of conference play. And just like last year, the Colonials now hope to make a run for the A-10 Title. GW (7-10-2, 5-4-1) went 2-0-1 versus its last three A-10 opponents to capture […]

Coaches laud expansion

There is little doubt that Atlantic 10 basketball will improve when St. Louis University and the University of North Carolina-Charlotte join the league for the 2005-06 season. But the move affects more than just basketball. The two schools officially accepted the A-10’s invitation to join the league earlier this week and should make their presence […]

Cinema Sinner: Opera

To enjoy this film with your date: Clothes: Black tux and formal wear with blood stains Food: Italian Music: The Three Tenors vs. Iron Maiden Some people feel superior when shoving “class” and “culture” down everyone else’s throats. They will turn off an amazing Ultimate Fighting match that their friend is watching, and flip on […]

Volleyball tunes up for weekend

The GW volleyball team did not play its best volleyball of the season Tuesday night but still easily defeated Maryland-Eastern Shore at the Smith Center, 3-0. More important news came from Ohio, where Xavier (12-4, 6-6 A-10) upset Dayton (21-9, 10-2 A-10), 3-2, to pull to within one game of GW and Rhode Island (12-16, […]

Thar she blows…no really

Like a frigate adrift in the doldrums, “Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World” floats aimlessly, its narrative mainmast shattered by the long guns of an indulgent screenplay. If any of the words in the previous sentence confused you, steer clear of this latest Russell Crowe film, because in order to enjoy this […]

Bar Belle: Chadwick’s

Where: 3205 K St. N.W. Carded: At the door Cover: Nope Dress: Casual Specials: $2.50 Amstel Lights and Heinekens I had heard a lot about Chadwick’s. I knew it is close to Loew’s Cinema Georgetown by Washington Harbour and that it is popular with Georgetown University students. Since I was coming from the movies with […]