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.

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 […]

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 […]