May 23, 2005

Volume 102, Issue 2

Stories from the May 23, 2005 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

GW Briefs

Sophomore out of GW Hospital after apparent fall Tau Kappa Epsilon member Ben Golden was released from the GW Hospital last week, hospital officials said, after spending a week at the facility due to an apparent fall from his fraternity’s house. While hospital officials have declined to speak about the sophomore’s condition or injuries since […]

The Crepe Escape

Saad Jallad is whipping up crepes at the Pentagon City Fashion Center like he used to at J Street. Or rather, like he used to for his neighbors in Greece. Jallad, the 25-year-old owner and operator of Crepeaway, came to the United States to attend American University in 1998 and had no intentions of opening […]

It’s official:

Months after its cancellation was announced, CNN’s “Crossfire,” which has broadcasted from the Jack Morton Auditorium for three years, will end its 23-year run with its final show June 3, a Friday. Michael Freedman, GW’s vice president for communications, said Thursday night that he remains “absolutely confident” that CNN’s relationship with GW would continue in […]

WEB UPDATE: 1989 graduate, a Marine, dies in Iraq

Posted Wednesday, June 1, 10:33 p.m. Ricardo Crocker, a 1989 GW graduate who completed the Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps program while in college, was killed in Iraq last week by a rocket-propelled grenade. Crocker, 39, known simply as “Rick,” was serving his second tour of active duty with the Marine Corps, according to a […]

JCC theater has a lot to offer

It only seats 236 people, has a staff of just seven and manages a budget of less than $1 million. But don’t underestimate the Jewish Community Center’s Theater J at 1529 16th Street. The intimate venue is as good a place as any to see a show. Through June 5, love, disappointment and forgiveness are […]

It’s official: “Crossfire” to end June 3

Months after its cancellation was announced, CNN’s “Crossfire,” which has broadcasted from the Jack Morton Auditorium for three years, will end its 23-year run with its final show June 3, a Friday. Michael Freedman, GW’s vice president for communications, said Thursday night that he remains “absolutely confident” that CNN’s relationship with GW would continue in […]

WEB UPDATE: Georgetown professor to head ESIA

Posted Thursday, June 2, 1:11 p.m. The University conducted a broad search for the next dean of the Elliott School of International Affairs, but ultimately plucked a professor from a neighboring institution to head it up. Michael Brown, who directs several policy programs at Georgetown University, will become dean of GW’s international affairs school Aug. […]

Getting intimate with art

Don’t be afraid to use a magnifying glass at the Luther Brady Art Gallery. The gallery will be showcasing about 60 prints as part of its “Intimate Treasures” exhibit that runs through June 3. The exhibit takes the theme to heart, inviting visitors to peer close enough to the tiny works so that they can […]

Grad party draws 3,000

Monumental Celebration brought more than 3,000 people to Union Station Saturday night, an increase from last year’s drop in attendance. As of last week, ticket sales indicated that the event would be poorly attended for a second consecutive year. About 1,500 fewer people attended last year’s celebration, a traditional bash for graduating seniors, their families […]