April 29, 2004

Volume 100, Issue 64

Stories from the April 29, 2004 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Professors hold early exams

Most students look at May 10, the last day of exams, with disdain. They look forward to the minute they can drop their No. 2 pencils, head out of class and jump on the next train or airplane home. But some professors helped end their students’ semesters slightly before the final examination period by giving […]

Letters to the Editor

Art politics We are writing in response to the article “Art department to make cuts” (April 12, p. 3). We are both seniors majoring in fine arts with a concentration in visual communications and we want to point out the gross misrepresentation of the focus of your article. We were stunned that your reporter could […]

The Secret Revealed

Against the back wall of the Black Cat, I sat down with Josh Garza, the drummer from rock group The Secret Machines, just before his performance with the Blonde Redhead. Sipping on his triple shot of Bombay Sapphire, Garza set the tone for the intense show I was about to witness. Hatchet: When did the […]

Students enjoy free massages

Students received free massages at the Hippodrome Thursday, relieving tension and stress before finals week. The event was part of the Student Activities Center’s Stress-Free Zone program, which will continue throughout the exam period. The masseuse on duty, Sarah Pederson, of the GW Center for Integrative Medicine, greeted each student before leading him or her […]

Waiting for good

I would never advise somebody to skip the performance of a great dramatic text. However, I would recommend actually reading the text before attending a play as elliptical as “Waiting for Godot.” Some elements of the Washington Shakespeare Company’s new production of Samuel Beckett’s tragedy are downright laughable, but many great questions are cleared up […]

March for Womens Lives draws record numbers

Posted 11am April 29 by Adela Maskova U-WIRE Washington Bureau The March for Women’s Lives drew more than a million people from all over the nation on April 25 according to organizers who marked it as the largest march in U.S. history. Organizers stressed the importance of voting, hoping to translate the strength in numbers […]

Campus Calendar

Thursday Arts festival and chalk-in Noon to 5 p.m. Kogan Plaza Sponsored by Program Board Street harassment workshop 7 to 9 p.m. Marvin Center room 402 Sponsored by Alliance for Sexual Assault Awareness One-act plays Comedic and dramatic productions written by students Thursday – 7 p.m. Friday – 7 p.m., 10 p.m. Saturday – 2 […]

Love, pain and a little cocaine

With surprising fleetness and depth, a budding student-run theater company has moored itself into the histrionic GW community. Having already produced works by such estimable talents as George C. Wolfe (“Colored Museum”) and Tony Kushner (“Angels in America”), Majority Theatre Productions emphasizes the voices of minorities. Now running through April 30, the acting troupe has […]

Colored by numbers, the patterns of love

If, as the songs say, the scent of love is in the air, then the England studio at the Washington Ballet has been converted into a veritable perfumery. The fragrance of ardor comes in a variety of bouquets, among them the tang of infatuation, the musk of lust and the lingering trace of intoxicating, Dionysian […]