October 20, 2005

Volume 102, Issue 20

Stories from the October 20, 2005 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.


Thursday Movie: “Madagascar” Two free screenings of this summer’s hit animated movie. 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. Marvin Center Continental Ballroom Sponsored by the Program Board Friday Ray Valdez Art Exhibit: Native Ceremonies Ray Valdez with unveil his art, followed by a question-and-answer session and a dessert reception. 7 to 8:30 p.m. Eckles Library, Mount […]

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Disclosing Sex-ed dismissal information Thumbs up to University officials for disclosing the information surrounding former sex-ed professor Michael Schaffer’s dismissal from the University. The almost-scandal fizzled quickly once the facts came out. As is often the case, the perception of the events surrounding Schaffer’s departure after 17 years was much worse than the reality. Colonial […]

Hanson is MMMBack and (mostly) grown up

The lights dim. The crowd erupts. Three shaggy-haired men take the stage, launching into a driving backbeat reminiscent of a beer-soaked bar band. “Hello, Melbourne!” cries the singer. The crowd erupts again. The band croons a melancholy vocal harmony, their tortured souls bared to the thousands of onlookers. Black Crowes? Rolling Stones? Hell naw. That’s […]

Kevan Duve: Perceptions matter for GW administration

Unless you work in Rice Hall, you’re likely well-acquainted with GW’s unofficial reputation – the campus vibe, so to speak – a muted variation of boisterous ANC declarations which gets circulated in our corridors, classrooms and offices. It’s a wink-wink, nudge-nudge mentality almost universally shared among students and faculty alike, so ingrained that it usually […]

University, SA asking for student input on 20-year development plan

It may not be a crystal ball, but it could be a glimpse into the future of GW. The University has released a 20-year campus development plan outlining possible sites that will add 2 million square feet of academic buildings and student housing. The development plan, which can be found at http://neighborhood.gwu.edu, shows 18 separate […]

Curtis Whatley: Honking the horn of anonymity

Nothing is more irritating than D.C. motorists who insist on honking their horn every chance they get. I have lost count of how many times a blaring horn rudely interrupted my sleep or unmercifully squashed my good mood. One night, I finally had enough when a bus driver thought it was necessary to relentlessly honk […]

The long way home: Students move far from Foggy Bottom

Although it had been about eight years since he last rode a bike, senior Dave Lipschutz spent his summer at home perfecting his peddling skills – not for a marathon or for a mountain biking trail, but in preparation for his commute. This year he moved from Foggy Bottom to a townhouse at 15th and […]