February 23, 2006

Volume 102, Issue 44

Stories from the February 23, 2006 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Dada: the art of doing nothing

Dada is nothing. Quite literally, that is – the name for the art movement of the 1920s is a nonsense word in German that means “nothing at all.” And because of this, many of the visitors to the National Gallery’s exhibit “Dada,” which is the first major exploration of the movement, will think nothing of […]

Jeff Mnich: Spice up The Hatchet

At this point, it’s obvious: GW is a very politically-minded school located in the heart of the nation’s capital. And yes, our nationally-decorated student paper provides more political insight than the “Washington Journal” to all our junior Carvilles and O’Reillys. But this being said, is it wrong of me as a student (who is both […]

WEB EXTRA: GW creates Web site to address community concerns

The University’s Office of Foggy Bottom/West End Affairs launched a new version of its neighborhood Web site earlier this month to make it more neighborhood-friendly, officials said. GW created the Web site, www.neighborhood.gwu.edu, a year and a half ago to inform residents about campus development issues and to receive feedback on its plans. The new […]

Stay out of “The Loop”

I’ll admit I’ve been disappointed with Fox’s treatment of its viewers this season, from the abrupt cancellation of the unsolved mystery-drama “Reunion” to the neglect of the brilliant and underappreciated “Arrested Development.” But, as always, spring brings opportunities for a fresh crop of shows that may potentially offer redemption. A few words of advice for […]

The Bar Belle: Cafe Saint-Ex

Caf? Saint-Ex 1847 14th St. N.W. This week brought me back to a number of my favorite bars in D.C., but it also took me to Caf? Saint-Ex, which has officially been placed on my ever growing list of bars I vow to return to before the looming graduation date of May 21. Located a […]

Pass on this “Free Ride”

Here’s the truth about Fox’s new sitcom “Free Ride”: the commercials for the show are pretty funny, but that’s about it. “Free Ride” follows recent college graduate Nate Stahlings (newcomer Josh Dean) as he makes the transition from University of California-Santa Barbara back to small-town Missouri life when he decides to move back in with […]