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.

Fame Fatale: Exhibit shows Warhol was more than Marilyn and soup

Americans know and cherish the work of Andy Warhol for his silk-screened images of the famous, among them a turquoise and pink Marilyn Monroe, endless repetitions of Elvis and a somber Jackie O. Warhol’s understanding of celebrity, though, went beyond red-carpet glamour and flashbulbs – he knew that with celebrity came great peril, which he […]

Big Apple gamble

For some bands, there’s no place like home. For others, there’s no place like wherever they happen to be. Take sonic rebels The Hold Steady, whose convoluted Brooklyn-by-way-of-Minneapolis heritage leaves them without a musical demographic to adhere to. Don’t call them Midwest rock even though they sound like The Replacements – and don’t you dare […]

Greek Brief

Sigma Chi prepares to colonize The Sigma Chi fraternity will be joining the men’s Greek-letter community this spring as colonization begins next month for the group’s Foggy Bottom chapter. The University invited Sigma Chi to return to GW’s campus in October, after an eight-year hiatus. The fraternity, which has already been in contact with students […]

The Bar Belle: DC9

DC9 1940 9th St. N.W. The first weekend back on campus always provides some of the best memories of the year. Everyone is excited to be back, and no one has all that much homework. These two factors yield a result that generally entails a lot of drinking. I’m glad this weekend was no exception. […]

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, […]