November 13, 2003

Volume 100, Issue 28

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

The Yeah Yeah Yeahs!

It can now be said, without question, that Karen O. is the current queen of rock ‘n’ roll. The singer and her New York-based band, the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, have garnered much attention with their explosive live act for the past year and a half. Their major-label debut, Fever to Tell, is 37 minutes of […]

Faiths share iftar dinner

Jewish students joined the Muslim community Tuesday to share in a ceremonial Ramadan iftar meal. This is the second year the groups broke the Muslim fast together in an effort to promote religious tolerance on campus. During Ramadan, Muslims refrain from eating and drinking during the day but break their fasts daily after sunset. Ramadan […]

Student art at the Dimock

Art is a pain-staking process. Just the other day I entered my painting class clutching a four-foot–by-four-foot canvas, ready to attack my subject. Three hours later, I stepped back from my painting and asked myself the question I fear and anticipate at the end of each class: Was today a good or bad painting day? […]

Site reveals student SSNs, grades

A professor removed a file containing more than 90 students’ Social Security numbers, names and grades this week after being informed it could be accessed on the Internet. Physics professor Frank Lee said he stored the file, which contained information from his class last semester, in a supposedly secure Internet location with files from this […]

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 […]