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.

SJT gives astronaut alumnus award

GW alumnus and NASA astronaut Charlie Camarda, who has logged more than 333 total hours in space, shared his recent experiences aboard the Space Shuttle Discovery with students and faculty during a speech Tuesday night. About 70 students and guests attended the event in the Elliott School of International Affairs building to hear Camarda’s first-hand […]

Jake Sherman: Dress code drama

Picture this: You graduate GW with a bachelor’s degree and head out into the real world. Foggy Bottom is a distant memory of drunken stupors, late nights at Pizza Italia and Lulus excursions. All of the job applications are in and it is now interview time. Ten interviews later you get a job. After the […]

GW’s Internet and politics center wins worldwide honor

GW’s Institute for Politics, Democracy and the Internet, a research component of the Graduate School of Political Management, was recently recognized by a worldwide organization as one of the top 10 groups changing the world of Internet and politics. Of the 10 award recipients, IPDI is the only academic institution and is one of only […]

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 […]