January 26, 2006

Volume 102, Issue 36

Stories from the January 26, 2006 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

LaRouche supporters disrupt Law School

Law School students and professors had a few unexpected visitors to their classes Wednesday, and they weren’t guest lecturers. Supporters of longtime presidential candidate and convicted felon Lyndon LaRouche intruded on two classes, professors and students said. For a group known for driving through campus questioning the Bush administration through a bullhorn, Wednesday’s tactics were […]

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

If you have $5 You won’t find Julia Roberts, the hooker with a heart of gold, at the Freer Gallery on the Mall, but you will find “Pretty Women” – an art exhibit of paintings that examine feminine beauty from the collection of founder Charles Freer, who must have been quite a ladies’ man. If […]

Former SA rivals looks into SJS procedures

For the last year, they had been political rivals. But in an unlikely union, Student Association President Audai Shakour and SA Sen. Ben Traverse announced plans on creating a committee to recommend changes to Student Judicial Services to create what they hope will be a fairer system. The SA Senate legislation will address numerous aspects […]

CF position to be eliminated, new staff to focus less on discipline

The position of community facilitator will be eliminated from dorms starting next year and replaced with class-specific advisers who will focus more on fostering a sense of community among students and less on disciplinary issues, housing officials said. Under a new system created by Community Living and Learning Center staff, CFs will be supplanted by […]

Journalism professor brings craft to Indonesia

It’s a new year for journalism professor Janet Steele, and once again, she is facing a classroom of students who hope to learn the ins and outs of reporting. But this time, instead of presiding over a room of students in Foggy Bottom, Steele is teaching on the other side of the world in Jakarta, […]

‘Underworld’ is underwhelming

In a season that has brought holiday moviegoers such award-winning films as “Brokeback Mountain,” “King Kong” and “The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe,” Evolution Effects Studio’s newest film, “Underworld Evolution,” directed by Len Wiseman, seems to be thoroughly outranked and outclassed by its box office competition in this important month […]

Staff editorial: No CFs … no problems

In a rare turnaround, one of the University departments with which students often have the most complaints has articulated a policy for next year that will directly address and mitigate many students’ concerns. The Community Living and Learning Center’s restructuring of what was formerly the community facilitator program reflects an acknowledgement not only of past […]

Panelists debate NSA wiretapping

Everything from Bush-bashing to anti-liberal rhetoric to blasting politicians in general bellowed through the halls of 1957 E Street Tuesday evening at a discussion about National Security Agency wiretapping. The Elliott School of International Affairs and the non-partisan group Americans for Informed Democracy sponsored an at-times heated roundtable discussion with three prominent speakers who sparred […]

Staff editorial: Student Association, make us care

Before most students were even thinking about coming back for the spring semester, Student Association presidential hopefuls were busy planning campaigns that will cover GW in a bevy of election posters but will probably catch the attention of few. There is a serious problem with student government when the only thing that students uninvolved with […]