November 24, 2003

Volume 100, Issue 31

Stories from the November 24, 2003 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

GW in Brief

Students encourage diversity through food and art About 60 students gathered to promote diversity through the arts Saturday night in the Marvin Center. The BLAZEN student organization hosted the evening’s event, which featured performances and a dinner of eclectic cuisine. The two-hour event, which included song, dance and poetry, began with a dinner featuring American, […]

Between the Lines: A taste of what D.C. is missing

A season-opening loss to the Hoyas on GW’s home court, which will likely keep the women’s basketball team out of the Top 25 for some time, is like losing and then getting slapped in the face a few times. That much was evident in the exasperated look on coach Joe McKeown’s face Friday night. “Those […]

Community group files complaint over GW gates

The Foggy Bottom Association filed a complaint against GW with city officials Friday, claiming the University unlawfully built gates on the I Street pedestrian mall. The complaint, lodged with the D.C. Corporation Counsel, alleges that the erection of open iron gates on the mall’s east and west ends is illegal under an agreement the University […]

Rookies key comeback at Charlotte

The GW men’s basketball team suffered from a major lack of depth last season, often dropping close games due to late fatigue, but GW head coach Karl Hobbs has said a strong recruiting class will solve that problem. And if the Colonials’ season-opening 80-76 victory over the University of North Carolina-Charlotte Friday night is any […]

Students protest Aramark worker layoffs

“Aramark, rich and rude. We don’t like your attitude,” chanted about 35 demonstrators in front of the Marvin Center Friday afternoon. Holding colorful signs while circling in front of the building, students and area workers rallied in support of Aramark employees who recently lost their jobs at the University. Members of the Progressive Student Union […]

Georgia Brown’s

Georgia Brown’s 950 15th St. N.W. (between I and K streets) 393-4499 Are you staying in the District for Thanksgiving? Are images of turkey, mashed potatoes and cranberry sauce dancing through your head? Is your only pilgrimage going to be to J Street, only to find everything appetizing closed? Well, stop your sulking, because […]

Nation in Brief

Sweet tooth may indicate future alcoholism (U-WIRE) MADISON, Wis. – According to a recent report in the November issue of Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, a candy bar today could mean alcohol abuse tomorrow. Researchers at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York found that having a sweet tooth precedes alcoholism and may […]

Campus Calendar

Monday, November 24 The Israeli Wall: Security or Apartheid? Featuring Catherine Cook, senior analyst and media coordinator for the Middle East Research and Information Project 7:30 p.m. Marvin Center Amphitheater Sponsored by the Islamic Alliance for Justice Thanksgiving lunch buffet $12.95 per person 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. University Club, 1918 F St. N.W. Same […]

Men’s basketball maintains undefeated start

Posted Sunday, Nov. 30, 12:10 p.m. For the tenth year in a row, the Colonials captured the annual Red Auerbach Colonial Classic at the Smith Center with wins over Appalachian State University and the College of William and Mary this weekend. GW improved to 4-0 on the year and 20-0 in the classic’s history after […]

A look at an artist through her own eyes

Caroline Danforth can show you her world in the curve of her spine. A self-portrait can be striking, granting insight into the way the painter sees herself and the world, but modern art often shies away from representational work, let alone portraits. Enter Danforth, a GW graduate student who recently opened an exhibition of her […]