November 10, 2005

Volume 102, Issue 26

Stories from the November 10, 2005 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Booze, broads & belt buckles: Country rocker Pat Green to play 9:30 Club

Pat Green, a mainstream country crooner who recently concluded his tour with Kenny Chesney, makes no conscious attempt to break down the common stereotypes of country music – song-stories about lost love and pick-up trucks against the background of twangy guitar strumming – which results in constant criticism from Green’s critics. To this, the Texan […]

Basketball teams to face first challenge

Who? That may be the first word out of many peoples’ mouths upon looking at the GW basketball teams’ first and only exhibition games this year. For both GW squads, playing Division III or small club teams will not indicate how the team will fare against major opponents during the year. Men’s head coach Karl […]

Lackluster season ends for men’s soccer team

The GW men’s soccer team’s season certainly had its ups and downs. On the heels of the 2004 Atlantic 10 men’s soccer title and an appearance in the second round of the NCAA tournament, anything less could be deemed disappointing. After beginning the 2005 season 3-0-1, with victories over Howard, Delaware and George Mason and […]

Tyler Hahn: The Parisian intifada

Jacques Chirac must be scratching his head. Despite his and the French people’s vehement invectives against the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq (and the United States in general), France is learning the hard way that there is no bargaining with Islamic extremists. On Oct. 28, riots began in cities outside of Paris after two Muslim boys […]

Staff editorial: Sigma Delta Tau case requires full disclosure, hazing clarification

The events surrounding the suspension of the Sigma Delta Tau sorority are hazy at best. At this point, it appears that the sorority members engaged in practices and activities which put them in violation of their national organization’s standards, meriting a suspension and a removal of some members. Because the sorority has been engaged in […]

Letters to the editor

PETA versus people Freedom of speech is a marvelous right, ranking as one of the most precious of our American democracy. It affords each citizen the privilege of saying almost anything in public in large part free from retribution or legal consequences. But when used in the absence of common sense and good judgment, this […]

Calendar

Thursday Senior class gift announcement and Senior Night Head over to Cabanas on the Georgetown Waterfront to party with fellow classmates. The first 75 people get free drink tickets. 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Sponsored by Class Council Friday Film: “Mad Hot Ballroom” This inspiring documentary follows 11-year-olds from some of the toughest neighborhoods as […]

Commencement to be held on the Mall

The May 21 Commencement ceremony will take place on the Mall, University officials announced late Wednesday afternoon. The announcement ends a month and a half of uncertainty about where the University’s annual graduation ceremony would be held. In September, National Park Service confirmed to The Hatchet that the Ellipse, the site of every graduation ceremony […]

SA Notes

Executive’s top two advisers resign Two of the Student Association executive branch’s highest non-elected officials announced their resignations Tuesday night. Senior Ellen Wexler, the executive chief of staff, and junior Will Donovan, the executive chief administrative officer, both left SA President Audai Shakour’s cabinet over what Shakour termed a difference in the vision of the […]

Eye of the beholder: Colleges using Facebook to punish students

Editor’s note: This article is the first in a two-part series on who may be reading students’ Facebook profiles. Read Monday’s edition for part two. Almost a year and a half after the creation of Facebook, some students may be surprised to learn that they can be punished for having their picture or personal information […]