October 21, 2004

Volume 101, Issue 22

Stories from the October 21, 2004 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Female Phallic: Ana Mendieta’s performance art

To accurately analyze the works of Ana Mendieta, one thing needs to be defined: The female equivalent to the word “phallic.” The artist, whose career retrospective recently opened at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, was not only that of a performance artist, but also an enthusiastic feminist. Her artwork involves spiritual themes and distinctly […]

Houston boosts big men

A few weeks ago, sophomore center Jaaron Greene walked down the street like he normally would. Assistant coach Roland Houston, starting his first year on the Colonials’ staff, saw the six-foot-eleven-inch Greene and let the player know how he felt about his gait. “You have to walk like a big man,” Houston said. “Stand up […]

Merriweather Post Pavilion to stay open through 2005 season

Merriweather Post Pavilion, the outdoor amphitheater in Columbia, Md., will stay open at least through the 2005 season, according to officials at IMP Productions. IMP, which also own D.C.’s 9:30 Club, took over the venue’s promotion, management and booking last November. Merriweather’s future was put into question when owners the Rouse Company offered to sell […]

Column: A re-birth for women’s squad

I really hate to say this, but the GW women’s basketball team has been given a raw deal so far this school year. As practices began Oct. 16, the women’s team did not appear to garner the same attention as in years past. However, the outlook is not bleak for the one of the University’s […]

Roger Fenton’s International Photo Art

In contemporary society, photography is often marginalized, featuring large spreads of people in compromising positions in order to sell clothing – or lack thereof. Whether we pick up a magazine or pass a billboard on the street, we are confronted with visual images that lend themselves to consumer purchase. That is why the new exhibition […]

Red Sox fans celebrate ALCS win on H Street

Kogan Plaza became a sea of blue and red when nearly 1,000 Boston Red Sox fans flooded H Street following their team’s victory over the New York Yankees early Thursday morning. “I don’t think the rest of the country knows what this means to Boston fans … it’s surreal,” junior Jay Jentz said. Boston’s victory […]

More students study abroad

The number of GW students studying abroad this semester is up 27 percent from last fall despite increased threats of terrorism abroad. Last fall, 230 students participated in study abroad programs. This fall, there are 290 participants, and about 700 applicants have filed to study in a foreign country for the spring semester. “Participation is […]

Elliot School profs. profile foreign policy concerns

Professors from the Elliott School of International Affairs gathered at the National Press Club Monday to discuss their new report on differences between liberal and conservative approaches to foreign policies. Twenty-nine Elliott School professors contributed to the report, titled “Divided Diplomacy and the Next Administration: Conservative and Liberal Alternatives.” Henry R. Nau and David Shambaugh, […]

CNN town hall debate addresses Israel, Sudan crisis

CNN’s Wolf Blitzer and Zain Verjee hosted a telecast from the Jack Morton Auditorium on Tuesday to discuss foreign policy issues in Iraq, Israel and Sudan. The event, titled “American Foreign Policy since 9/11” was conducted as a town hall debate and included prominent speakers such as Sen. Norm Coleman (R-Minn.) and Susan Rice, a […]