November 17, 2005

Volume 102, Issue 28

Stories from the November 17, 2005 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Man in Black: ‘Walk the Line’ tells the tale of country crooner Cash

“What’s with the black? Looks like you’re going to a funeral.” “Maybe I am.” It’s this bleak attitude that characterizes the self-destructive behavior of the Man in Black in the new film “Walk the Line” (20th Century Fox). Everyone is familiar with Johnny Cash – his black wardrobe, aching songs and steely voice; but what […]

WEB EXTRA: Judy Miller: removing Saddam Hussein was ‘a good thing’

Judy Miller, the former New York Times reporter who has been criticized for articles she wrote in the buildup to the invasion of Iraq, said Monday night that removing Saddam Hussein from power “was a good thing,” and America would have gone to war regardless of her articles. Miller has been criticized for writing articles […]

The Art of Science: Trachtenbergs’ collection of Einstein memorabilia on display

Most people know Albert Einstein as that guy who developed the theory of relativity, or the formula E = mc2. When associating Einstein with the academic world, he is most closely linked to mathematics and physics rather than any right-side-of-the-brain subjects, such as fine arts. “Images and Ideas: Centennial Celebration of Einstein’s Miraculous Year,” an […]

Senior is only undergraduate to work in ICU

For the typical college student, Saturday nights are the time to kick back, relax and have a good time. But for senior Daniel Lee, Saturday nights mean the overnight shift at GW Hospital’s Intensive Care Unit. From 7:30 p.m. Saturday to 7:30 the next morning, Lee assists nurses, works with patient charts, monitors rooms, answers […]

Women’s basketball set to face its clone

On Friday, the GW women’s basketball team may be looking in a mirror. In the season opener against the University of Virginia, GW will be facing a squad that, at quick glance, appears to be very similar to the Colonials. Like GW, the Cavaliers have one senior, Tiffany Sardin – a third-year captain who stepped […]

Crime Log

Drug Law Violation 11/12 – Aston Hall – 3:35 a.m. – case closed Community Living and Learning Center staff contacted University Police after noticing a suspicious odor in the dormitory. When UPD arrived and a search of a room was conducted, they found 1.2 grams of marijuana, pills, pipes and rolling papers. Referred to Student […]

Three signatures temporarily spare SA president from impeachment

Student Association President Audai Shakour narrowly escaped impeachment at Tuesday night’s SA Senate meeting in the Marvin Center. Despite Sen. Chris Rotella (CCAS-U), a sophomore, drafting a document outlining 11 reasons to impeach Shakour, not enough senators supported the document for the charges to be carried out. For Shakour to have been impeached by the […]


A photo caption that appeared on the front page of Monday’s Hatchet (11/14) misspelled the name of GW junior Nikoleta Tzaferos. The article “Blowing up Google” (Nov. 14, p.10), incorrectly stated that a Google bomb about the Arabian peninsula Ali Khoshgozaran started is no longer the number one result on the search engine. It is […]

WEB EXTRA: A little off the top: Cuttin’ Up D.C. barbershops

When the house lights dimmed on Arena Stage’s world-premiere performance of Cuttin’ Up, the audience heard a familiar radio personality telling them how to be an appropriate theatre audience. The voice told everyone not to eat, crinkle candy wrappers or talk during the performance – common sense to most of the audience who had probably […]