October 27, 2005

Volume 102, Issue 22

Stories from the October 27, 2005 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Tyler Hahn: Cultists on our campus

The cultists are at our door and they make no attempt to hide themselves. They stand on the sidewalk distributing pamphlets and booklets with such titles as “Soldiers of Satan” and “Earth’s Next Fifty Years.” They are the recruiters and propagators of the conspiracies, hate and demagoguery of Lyndon LaRouche. Beware. The LaRouchites draw in […]

$5 – $10 – $20

If you have $5 And you’re looking for a Halloween party with a costume contest and cheap beer, Continental is the place to go. On North Moore Street in Arlington, Va., the bar will have $3 drink specials and pool starting at happy hour, which goes from 6 to 9 p.m. The costume contest will […]

Men in drag race through Dupont

Dupont Circle’s 17th Street flooded with cross-dressers and spectators Tuesday night as more than 30 drag queens came out despite the cold and drizzly weather to participate in an October tradition. D.C.’s annual High Heel Race takes place each year on the Tuesday night before Halloween, allowing men to dress in short skirts and strap […]

WEB EXTRA: Macedonian pianist dazzles crowd

Macedonian Ambassador Nkola Dimitrov is supposed to be the foremost emissary of his country to America, but it was his fellow countryman, pianist Simon Trpceski, who stole the show Tuesday night at the Jack Morton Auditorium. Trpceski gave an electrifying performance before a crowd of approximately 240 students, Washington, D.C., diplomats, and the prime minister […]

Blues brothers – GW siblings bring bluegrass to D.C. music scene

They’re talented, they’re twins, and they go to college together. They’re the Olsen twins! Okay, they’re actually David and Jonathan Kantor, two members of a bluegrass/folk quartet called the Bear Mountain Pickers. “We have an unsaid musical connection,” Jonathan, who plays saxophone and clarinet in the band, said. David plays guitar and banjo and sings. […]

WEB EXTRA: Rush Holt mulling Senate run

Congressman Rush Holt (D-NJ) said Tuesday night in the Marvin Center that if Sen. Jon Corzine wins the race for New Jersey governor, he might run for the vacant U.S. Senate seat. Before a crowd of about 50 people in the Marvin Center Amphitheatre, Holt spoke about a variety of issues from the ongoing CIA […]

Golf drives to last match of fall

In the GW athletic sphere, there are always teams that get the attention. Baseball, basketball and soccer always hog the headlines. The GW men’s golf team has been quietly floating below the radar since the year after World War II. Led by senior Academic All-American Brian Carroll, the Colonials have put together their strongest fall […]

WEB EXTRA: Extended SA Notes

Court rules for full financial transparency The Student Association court ruled Tuesday night that financial records detailing SA President Audai Shakour’s summer spending must be open to the public. The court ruled in favor of plaintiff Brandon Sherr, a junior, who filed suit because he was denied full access to the Shakour administration’s financial records […]

Staff editorial: Students have no place on the Board of Trustees

Last year, when a movement mounted to add a voting student member to the Board of Trustees, this page argued in favor of such a student trustee. The argument was focused on the position of students as stakeholders in the University, and thus deserving of a representative voice in GW’s highest ranking decision-making body. After […]