February 10, 2005

Volume 101, Issue 42

Stories from the February 10, 2005 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

A panacea for the heart

The Warner Theatre has received a pulsing, lusty valentine, courtesy of the peerless Broadway choreographer/director Susan Stroman. “Contact,” her 1999 Tony Award-winning “dance play,” is still the most contemporary landmark work in the American Musical theatre. Even “The Producers,” also directed by Ms. Stroman, doesn’t hit the creative heights on which this show so intrepidly […]

The Thai Warrior

It is no secret – in fact, it is openly admitted and understood that the world of martial arts cinema rests almost entirely on the shoulders of martial artists. It is one of the few genres which still valiantly defends the archetypal concept of the hero, and for that, I am personally grateful. The very […]

Column: A proud and real fraternity

In light of a recent op-ed written by the highly misinformed president of the Interfraternity Council (“Join a real fraternity,” Feb. 3, p. 5), the members of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon Washington City Rho chapter feel the need to clear up the many misconceptions and lies that circulated in last week’s Hatchet. Sigma Alpha Epsilon […]

SA Notes

Students to vote on fee increase, Board of Trustees representation Students will be asked on the March election ballot if they want to pay an extra dollar per credit hour to the Student Association. The SA Senate passed a bill Tuesday night that will put a referendum on the ballot asking students to support an […]

Ballet done right

Currently wrapping up its two-week engagement at the Kennedy Center’s Opera House, American Ballet Theatre performed Giselle and a program of works created by Michel Folkine including Les Sylphides and Petrouschka last week. This week, the company is moving on to the famed Swan Lake. Since its founding in 1940, ABT has always been known […]

Greek Briefs

Fraternity rings in Chinese New Year The Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity is celebrating the Chinese New Year with a Chinese dinner Sunday. The fraternity members will have dinner at China Garden in Rosslyn, Va., and is inviting interested students to meet at the Sigma Phi Epsilon house on Townhouse Row at 12:30 p.m. In addition […]


Thursday Ace Your Interview Interviewing workshop 3 to 4 p.m. Marvin Center Room 301 Sponsored by The Career Center Baja Fresh Fundraiser Fifteen percent of purchases will go to GW’s Alternative Spring Break service trip to Heifer Ranch in Arkansas 4 to 9 p.m. Baja Fresh, 20th and I streets Sponsored by Alternative Spring Break […]

Dean looks to become DNC chair

(U-WIRE) WASHINGTON – With a majority of the votes and his opposition quitting the race, former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean will most likely become the new Democratic National Committee Chair Feb. 12 when Democrats vote to replace out going Chairman Terry McAuliffe. The final opposition candidate to Dean, former U.S. Congressman from Indiana Tim Roemer, […]

Tuition hikes take toll on students

Sophomore Alex Buder transferred to GW last year hoping to complete a double major in art and political science within four years. He had enough credits to accomplish his goal, but what he did not have was the money. Buder, whose parents’ Massachusetts hospitality business has been hit hard by a stumbling economy, cannot afford […]