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.


Thursday Voices from the Island of Freedom: Human Rights Violations in Cuba Learn about the human rights situation in Cuba with speaker Frank Calzon, executive director of A Center for a Free Cuba, films and artwork. 6 to 7:15 p.m. Multicultural Student Services Center (2127 G St.) rm. 209 Sponsored by the Organization of Latino […]

Kenin has a ‘Blast’ – local favorites to play 9:30 Club

There comes a point in every band’s career when they get to that “make-or-break” show, when they know it’s time to sink or swim. For the D.C. area band Kenin, that point comes Friday. when, the group will co-headline with State Radio at the 9:30 Club, the venue that they dreamed of playing while growing […]

WEB UPDATE: Mensah-Bonsu looks like himself in GW’s big win over FIU

Start the slideshow! Posted Thursday, Dec. 8, 10:47 p.m. After GW defeated Maryland at the BB&T Classic Monday, Coach Karl Hobbs attributed the sluggish performance of senior standout Pops Menash-Bonsu to rust. After scoring the Colonials’ first six points and eight of their first 10 en route to a 15-point, eight-rebound performance against the Golden […]

SA Notes

The Colonial Coach bus service to Dulles International Airport is expanding for winter break by running for six days instead of two and adding one additional shuttle trip per day. The buses, chartered by U.S. Coachways Inc., transported about 220 students from GW to Dulles Airport on Nov. 22 and 23. The service, sponsored by […]

Game, set ‘Match Point’: Woody Allen’s latest

Many observers in the movie industry were taken aback on learning that the new film by the quintessential New York filmmaker, Woody Allen, was made in England with a nearly all-British cast and crew. It is perhaps even odder that the film is a serious drama with hardly any jokes. Yet, such is the case […]

Jewish groups claim discrimination on campuses

A number of pro-Israeli and civil rights advocates called on public officials last week to act against anti-Semitism and anti-Israel bias on college campuses. At a Nov. 18 hearing before the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, representatives of four Jewish and education rights groups said that anti-Semitism at American colleges and universities is a widespread […]

Greek Briefs

The governing organization of GW’s sororities elected a new executive board this week for the 2006 calendar year. The entering officers of the Panhellenic Association include junior April Black of Delta Gamma as president; sophomore Liat Kalikow of Kappa Kappa Gamma as executive vice president; and junior Jessica McCarthy of Alpha Phi as vice president […]

$5 – $10 – $20: An entertainment guide for the cash-strapped college student

If you have $5 On Monday, the Kennedy Center’s Milennium Stage will be kicking off its Hanukkah celebrations a week early with lots of music. Hear the melodic Temple Shalom Choir on Monday, or check out some Klezmer on Tuesday. No matter which night you come to, these preparations for the festival of lights are […]

WEB UPDATE: Colonials eke out 27-point victory

Posted Saturday, Dec. 10, 9:30 p.m. Updated 1:19 a.m. BALTIMORE – The final score of the GW men’s basketball team’s 102-75 win over Morgan State University was hardly representative of the game’s tone. The No. 19/21 (AP/USA Today) Colonials (7-0) got a harsh introduction to a facet of the college basketball game that can make […]

Students approve SA constitution

A special Joint Elections Committee announced Wednesday afternoon that students voted in favor of a new Student Association Constitution in last week’s special election. The new constitution will take effect Jan. 17. The Student Court lifted an injunction Wednesday morning that was preventing the JEC from releasing the official vote tally. The JEC announced Wednesday […]