September 29, 2005

Volume 102, Issue 14

Stories from the September 29, 2005 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Calendar

Thursday Fall Career Fair Meet employers from a variety of career fields recruiting for full-time, part-time and internship positions. 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Marvin Center Continental and Grand ballrooms Sponsored by the Career Center GW Hurricane Katrina relief fundraiser Join fellow students for $2 beers and appetizers to raise money for Gulf Coast hurricane victims. […]

Greek Briefs

National leadership society seeks to expand The Omicron Delta Kappa Society, a national leadership honor society begun in April 2005, is looking to expand its membership this year. Senior Ross Mankuta, a member of the society, said the organization prides itself on being composed of individuals who have made significant contributions to the University community. […]

SA sets up student advocacy center

In an effort to provide assistance to students with issues ranging from housing concerns to judicial processes, Student Association President Audai Shakour opened the Student Services and Advocacy Center last week. The program has been introduced under the direction of former Residence Hall Association Vice President and SA presidential candidate Jon Ostrower, a senior. Ostrower […]

More than just ‘Violence’

After a lackluster summer film season, it’s up to fall to offer some movie redemption. The end of August and the majority of September are referred to as “dumping grounds,” where the studios dump all their movies that don’t fit in either the packed summer season or the end-of-the-year Oscar season. Occasionally, a few films […]

Clarification

Due to an editing mistake during the production process, The Hatchet reported that a limited number of class sections were being offered in GW’s Slavic and German languages department. The romance language department was also affected, as was reported in the article.

FBI turns to colleges

This fall, the FBI will begin looking to college campuses in the effort to protect national security with a new program announced last week. On September 15, FBI Director Robert Mueller announced the creation of the National Security Higher Education Advisory Board, a group of 16 presidents and chancellors from major American universities that will […]

Love is dead

The characters in the latest Tim Burton film are dead, and other aspects of the film aren’t too lively either. “The Corpse Bride” is the latest addition to Burton’s long repertoire of imaginative and typically melancholic inventions and his second legitimate animated (or rather, “claymated”) film. The film is clearly dependent upon drawing most of […]

Roast this!

Sporting a full-length fur coat at the Comedy Central roast of Pamela Anderson, a charity event that benefited People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, Jeff Ross assured Anderson that his attire was “100 percent puppy.” A regular at the Friar’s Club Roasts, Ross’ gift of making fun of celebrities has landed the sly comic […]

Documentary follows students changing sex

When one thinks about the pressures of being a college student, undergoing a sex change operation doesn’t usually come to mind. That, though, is precisely the subject tackled in a new eight-part documentary that debuted on the Sundance Channel last week. Transgeneration, produced by World of Wonder Productions, follows four college students as they look […]

Brazilians are ‘melting pop’

For many, just speaking another language is a challenge, let alone singing in one. For lead singer Sabina Sciubba of Brazilian Girls, singing sultry lyrics in five languages comes as second-nature. The New York City-formed band – made up of keyboardist Didi Gutman, bassist Jesse Murphy, drummer Aaron Johnston and singer Sabina Sciubba – values […]