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.

SJT lauds frosh spirit at “Late Night with the President”

Bombarded with questions ranging from his preferred baseball team to the cost of food, University President Steven Joel Trachtenberg addressed the Class of 2008 Tuesday night the Hippodrome. The annual event Late Night with the President gives freshmen the opportunity to meet the president, show residence hall pride and win a post-Late Night dinner party […]

Common Ground Film Festival at the Elliot School

The Elliott School will host the 2004 Common Ground Film Festival, providing a venue for the free discussion of films designed to motivate, instigate, inspire or just make people think. Sponsored by the group Search For Common Ground, the Festival’s purpose (according to its website) is “to showcase films that focus on individuals who are […]

Ivory Tower incurrs more damage

Four cases of vandalism were committed in the last week at Ivory Tower, a residence hall that has been plagued by destruction since it opened in late August. University Police have not yet found any students responsible for the damage. Despite increased patrols by UPD and Community Living and Learning Center staff, there have been […]

The bar belle

Mie N Yu 3125 M St. N.W. In my many drunken excursions to M Street during college, I often passed by the yellow and orange facade of Mie N Yu while stumbling back and forth between Third Edition and Garrett’s. I had yet to enter through its diaphanous, curtained doorway until last Friday night. Maybe […]

Transferring gets some students better rooms

When the Community Living and Learning Center placed sophomore Georgia Chaconis in Strong Hall, she was disappointed. “My roommate and I were stuck in Strong because there was no other choice than Mount Vernon,” said Chaconis, who complained about the freshman majority in the all-female residence hall, shared bathrooms, no kitchens and small rooms. On […]

Weekend Concert Previews: Rock and Lobsters

Friday Oct. 22 & 23 Lobsterboy, Freaky Vaudeville and Burlesque for a Halloween Spooktacular Chief Ike’s Mambo Room (21+) One day Milwaukee native Lucas Zarwell discovered that he had a special calling in life, one that would bring forth great honor and pride to his family. That calling was dressing up in a giant lobster […]

Column: Bush’s opportunism in Jersey

I grew up in New Jersey, moving from Newark, to South Orange, to Springfield. I’m a Devils fan, I love diner food and I drive like a real aggressive jerk. I’ve been going to New York for over a decade, I’ve lived there at times, and I have a lot of good memories. On 9/11, […]

“Surviving Christmas”… just barely

Oh, Ben Affleck. My undying allegiance to you and your body of work has been made known far and wide. I’ve proclaimed “Jersey Girl” to be the masterpiece it truly was, even in the face of certain ostracism. I’ve explained to as many people as possible the media conspiracy that exists against you. And I […]

Letters to the Editor

Another size to adjuncts I am writing about an article written by Zach Ahmad, entitled “Teaching classes and winning tables: Adjuncts find it hard to make ends meet” (Oct. 18, p. 1). Unfortunately, Mr. Ahmad has a strong slant to his writing on this issue. This is the second time he has written an article […]

Israeli Hip Hop and A Cappellastock at GW

Harmony found at GW a cappellastock Last Saturday students and parents alike went home humming along to their favorite tunes from a night of perfect harmony. After waiting in a line stretched across the entire first floor of the Marvin Center, The Troubadours, who hosted A Capellastock, courted the crowd with an amazing balance between […]