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.

Women ready for weekend pair

After a win and a loss last weekend, the GW women’s basketball team has two opportunities this weekend to get back to its winning ways. The Colonials will host Fordham Friday at 7 p.m. and then travel to Richmond for a 2 p.m. matchup with the Spiders on Sunday. Neither squads have defeated a Joe […]

SA Notes

Government in constitutional quandry Student Association members met Tuesday night with a plan to resolve a constitutional crisis. They were unsuccessful. On Monday evening the SA Student Court invalidated a proposed new constitution that students voted on in a December election. Upon the court’s announcement the same constitution that has been in effect for the […]

Calendar

Thursday AMSA meeting Learn about membership and events at the American Medical Students Association general body meeting. 6:30 p.m. Marvin Center Amphitheater Parties and Party Substitutes: Russia’s Relationship with Democracy in Comparative Perspective Henry E. Hale will examine the inner workings of the Russian government and its problems with political party development. 6 to 7:30 […]

Crime Log

Destruction 1/22 – 619 22nd St. – case closed University Police responded to a report of vandalism that occurred at an on-campus townhouse between 4 a.m. and noon. An officer found that two windows in the house had been broken and it appeared that someone had thrown bricks through the windows. -No suspects or witnesses […]

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 […]