September 15, 2005

Volume 102, Issue 10

Stories from the September 15, 2005 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Art ‘en plein air’

Imagine standing at the edge of a tidal basin in Seal Point, Maine, during early spring – the muddy season. In the distance, the sun peeks out over the horizon, its morning rays causing the water and mud in the harbor to pick up an unexpected array of colors. Now imagine an oil painting that […]


Thursday Fall Film Series: “Mr. and Mrs. Smith” Bring your GWorld and get to see this film for free. 7 to 11 p.m. Marvin Center Continental Ballroom Sponsored by Program Board Friday Display of John Walker Expressionist Landscapes The exhibition will feature 24 works including large abstract prints and small oil sketches on paper. 10 […]

Who’s ‘The Man’?

New Line Cinema’s “The Man” is classified as an action-comedy, though it seems to lack both characteristics. The premise unfolds as federal agent Derrick Vann (Samuel L. Jackson) is investigating the murder of his partner. Meanwhile, Andy Fiddler (Eugene Levy) is in town to speak at a dental suppliers convention. Their paths unite through an […]

SA Notes

SA passes one Student Court nominee, two to go The Student Association Senate approved junior Oliver Tobias to be a judge on the SA Student Court Tuesday night at a meeting on the Mount Vernon Campus. The court still has two vacancies to fill. Tobias was confirmed by the Senate Rules Committee last Wednesday and […]

Varsity Roundup

Men’s Basketball Schedule completed The GW men’s basketball team will play three games on the ESPN family of channels during the 2005-2006 season. The Colonials will meet N.C. State on Dec. 31 on Fox Sports at noon. On Feb. 2 at 7 p.m. the Colonials will face Xavier in Cincinnati on ESPN2. On Feb. 11, […]

Greek Briefs

Sigma Phi Epsilon recognizes local chapter For the third consecutive year, GW’s Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity has been recognized as an outstanding chapter by its national organization. Sigma Phi Epsilon returned from its national leadership conference in Nashville, Tenn., last month with the Buchanan Cup, an award given every two years to recognize undergraduate chapters […]

Crime Log

Liquor Law Violation 9/11 – Thurston Hall – 2:35 a.m. – case closed University Police officers responded to a call about a sick male in the residence hall. After they discovered that he had consumed too much alcohol, a D.C. ambulance arrived and transported him to GW Hospital. Referred to Student Judicial Services 9/11 – […]

Dean rescues father, counseling center offers help

Dean of Students Linda Donnels left Washington. Sept. 3 in a wheelchair-accommodating car on a mission: to make the 1,100-mile trek to Gentilly, La., and rescue her 87-year-old father from the hurricane-ravaged Gulf Coast. “I knew where my father was and hoped he wouldn’t be moved,” Donnels said in an interview Wednesday in her Rice […]

After Katrina, Online Social Networks Reach Displaced Students

A few days had passed since Hurricane Katrina ravaged the Louisiana coastline, and juniors Alana Kuhn and David Manchester were getting worried. Ronald Harper, a friend whom they met at an internship, was at Louisiana State University when the storm struck, and he wasn’t answering his cell phone. Kuhn and Manchester sent Harper repeated e-mails […]

Judd appears at Georgetown shoe store

Almost 50 people crowded into Georgetown’s ALDO shoe store Wednesday to catch a glimpse of actress Ashley Judd and “American Idol” finalist Kimberly Locke, who stopped by the store to promote AIDS awareness. Judd and Locke sat behind the store’s counter to sign autographs for fans who purchased $5 “empowerment” dog tags, the proceeds of […]