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.

Calendar

Thursday Environmental activism: Not just a hobby Join U.S. PIRG to learn more about the year-long, full-time, paid fellowship positions with Green Corps. 6:30 p.m. GW Career Center Workshop Room Sponsored by Green Corps & GW Career Center. Friday Divine Nine Date Auction Come bid on the members of the school’s black fraternities and sororities, […]

Will Dempster: Don’t worry – yet

After Saturday’s unexpected scare at the hands of Division II Augusta State, GW men’s basketball fans understandably were looking for answers to myriad pressing questions. Yes, the Colonials – whom some experts designate as a sleeper Final Four team – surrendered nearly as many points to the Jaguars as to the Demon Deacons of Wake […]

Letters to the editor

Hold the door How can student life at GW be improved? Though broad and sweeping student-driven initiatives often produce worthwhile results, I feel that lofty, long-term goals look past some of the simplest and easiest solutions. One of the best answers I can provide for improving student life is to hold the door. Though it […]

Athletic director: Mensah-Bonsu OK

After only eight minutes into the GW men’s basketball team’s exhibition against Augusta State on Saturday, senior Pops Mensah-Bonsu hobbled out of the game with an ankle injury. Director of Athletics Jack Kvancz said the 6-foot-9 forward was diagnosed with a seemingly harmless sprained ankle and will be out seven to 10 days. Mensah-Bonsu will […]

University to finalize School Without Walls deal ‘any time now’

Following about 10 years of negotiations, GW and the School Without Walls will sign a finalized deal within the next few weeks that solidifies the University’s purchase of the parking lot adjacent to the high school, University officials said. Louis Katz, GW’s executive vice president and treasurer, said in an interview last week that a […]

Classic Comedy: Forbidden Planet performs hit musical Guys and Dolls

The audience of Forbidden Planet’s last production, Rocky Horror Picture Show, came expecting the sacrilegious. Perhaps not so for their most recent, Guys and Dolls. But it fits in with company Artistic Director Roxanne Orkin’s philosophy. “There’s nothing sacred about scripts, we just do what we feel like,” she said. “My take on this production: […]

Behind the Music: Gallery displays photos of rockers in their prime

If you watch as much VH1 as I do, then you are probably familiar with the story involving the members of Led Zeppelin, a red snapper and a groupie. After performing at the 1969 Seattle Pop Festival, John Bonham, Led Zeppelin’s drummer, and Richard Cole, the band’s road manager, caught a red snapper while fishing […]