(U-WIRE) WASHINGTON – Sophomore Chester Vincent considered himself tech-savvy. But after the pop-up ads appearing on his computer burdened the machine to the point where it refused to turn on, he threw it out and bought a new one. “Every time I opened a web page, I got five other ones I didn’t want,” said […]
November 11, 2004
Volume 101, Issue 28
Stories from the November 11, 2004 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.
One large voice Why does L. Asher Corson claim to speak for the students? How exactly did he get a column entitled “One Small Voice” when it’s clear he’s quite loud? And when did the opinion page become a forum for tearing a person down week by week? I have read The Hatchet since coming […]
It never bodes well for a film when its publicity schemes are analogous to the film itself. Just to paint a picture (and to allow others to experience my discomfort and embarrassment vicariously), at the pre-screening of “The Polar Express,” an adaptation of the timeless Christmas book by Chris Van Allsburg, Warner Brothers had its […]
(U-WIRE) WASHINGTON – Since 1994, the face of the Supreme Court of the United States has remained unchanged, consisting of a delicate balance of liberal, conservative, and moderate justices who together weathered some of the toughest legal battles of our time. Yet suddenly, with only ten days left before the Election, 80-year-old Chief Justice William […]
I suppose not talking about the election in my first post-Nov. 2 column would be like not talking about the one ton, victorious elephant in the room. Looking back on the events of the past week and, for that matter, the past months of the election, I realized how intertwined the election had been with […]
“Finding Neverland” (Miramax) stars Johnny Depp. Need a girl say anything more? Even the most mediocre endeavors can be made viewable through this man’s great presence. But while there is nothing mediocre about “Finding Neverland,” Depp’s seemingly effortless performance as J.M. Barrie, the Scottish playwright who brought “Peter Pan” to the stage, raises it far […]
(U-WIRE) WASHINGTON – More than 21,000 Americans suffer injuries related to non-powder guns every year, according to a report released last week. A small percentage of these cases, result in hospitalization. The report released by the Committee on Injury, Violence, and Poison Prevention highlighted the dangers of non-powder guns including air rifles, BB guns, and […]
To many, hunger is a mere sensation sporadically felt during brief moments until it is invariably satisfied, never thought of again. To others, it is an inescapable reality and state of being. It is the indication that the last line of defense against poverty has been penetrated, thrusting these people into an indefinite cyclone of […]
In case you missed the extreme heat that poured from the dorms last week, you can catch another heat wave at the Warner Theatre’s production of “Miss Saigon.” Broadway’s classic love story, set in the final stages of the Vietnam War, brings 1970s Saigon roaring to the D.C. stage. The story is one of star-crossed […]
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