December 8, 2005

Volume 102, Issue 32

Stories from the December 8, 2005 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Sushi Italiano: Sette Bello

Sashimi lovers across the country are rejoicing in the burgeoning crudo trend, an Italian style of raw or lightly cooked seafood, featured at nascent Clarendon restaurant Sette Bello. It’s the latest venture from the guys that gave us Caf? Milano in Georgetown and Sette Osteria in Dupont. Though crudo has been around for ages in […]

U.S. fabricated attack justifying Vietnam War, NSA documents say

New documents released by the National Security Agency last month indicate that advisors in the U.S. government misled top officials about the 1964 military attack in the Gulf of Tonkin. On November 30, the NSA released hundreds of previously classified articles, interviews and intelligence reports about the perceived North Vietnamese attack on Aug. 4, 1964. […]

WEB UPDATE: With conference wins, women could get top-25 ranking

Posted Sunday, Jan. 15, 11:39 p.m. Most GW students return to campus after a month of relaxation. The women’s basketball team showed on Sunday how they spent their winter break: winning. The Colonials’ 64-58 victory over visiting Xavier gave GW its eighth straight home win and ninth triumph in their past 10 games. They are […]

A breast above the rest: ‘Mrs. Henderson presents’

Dame Judi Dench and nudity are two subjects that have probably never been uttered in the same sentence before. However, in his newest film “Mrs. Henderson Presents” (BBC Films), director Stephen Frears (“High Fidelity”) manages to connect the two, with crowd-pleasing results. Laura Henderson (Dench) is a recently widowed woman living in Britain during the […]

WEB UPDATE: Grand jury still reviewing attack on student

Posted Tuesday, Dec. 20, 1:54 a.m. A D.C. Superior Court grand jury will continue to review into 2006 the case of a GW student who allegedly struck and kicked another student in the head since he was not indicted by his Dec. 9 status hearing. Chad Dauman, a junior who transferred from State University of […]

After close first half, women fall to No. 1 Tennessee

Attendance for GW women’s basketball games has always been lackluster. When No. 1 Tennessee came to Foggy Bottom, filling the Smith Center stands Wednesday night was no problem. A crowd of 3,207 showed up to see GW lose 59-43 to the Lady Vols. Despite the loss, GW held the Lady Vols to their lowest point […]

WEB EXTRA: ‘Dick and Jane’ have fun with corporate America

One of the best things about movies such as “Fun with Dick and Jane” (Columbia Pictures) is that when you watch it, you can tell how much fun the movie must have been to make. While I enjoy serious films about weighty subjects as much as the next cinephile, it is often refreshing to see […]

WEB UPDATE: Women beat ranked Temple team

Start the slideshow! Posted Wednesday, Jan. 11, 11:28 p.m. The GW women’s basketball team played Wednesday night like it wanted revenge. Last year the Temple Owls came into the Smith Center for the Atlantic 10 tournament and beat the host Colonials in the championship game by eight points. Not this time. A much younger GW […]

Women’s Notes

Simmonds solid from the line Senior center Jessica Simmonds was her usual aggressive self offensively, taking the ball to the basket and drawing fouls. Against Tennessee, Simmonds shot seven-of-10 from the free throw line, far better than her season average of 28.6 percent. Simmonds said she spent “all week in the gym” practicing her shot. […]