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.

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 […]

WEB UPDATE: ‘Crossfire’ silences debate after 23 years

Posted Saturday, June 4, 2:53 a.m. “Crossfire” host James Carville pointed out on the air Friday that the improbable can happen, such as “Deep Throat” revealing himself, the Red Sox winning the World Series and “Crossfire” ending its 23-year run. The show, one of cable television’s longest-running programs and the first debate program of its […]

Varsity roundup

M. Basketball * Coach Karl Hobbs was selected to serve as a court coach at the 2005 USA Men’s World University Game Team Trials, held at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo., from July 29 to July 31. Texas A&M head coach Billy Gillispie will join Hobbs. * According to several reports, […]