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.

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 […]

WEB EXTRA: ‘Freedomland’ a little hard to fathom

“Freedomland” is a detective film that addresses racial inequality. Had Natalee Holloway been black, would the search for her have lasted as long, and been as extensive? Based on the best-selling novel by Richard Price, this film about a missing child would assume that answer to be no. In two neighborhoods of New Jersey, a […]

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

If you have $5 $5 – Fairy tales aren’t kid stuff for the Washington National Opera. Its two free performances of the opera “Hansel and Gretel” on Thursday and Friday aren’t even recommended for anyone younger than a teen. The show will be presented at the Inter-American Development Cultural Center, 1330 New York Ave., NW. […]

Professor discovers Tyrannosaurus Rex ancestor

A discovery made more than halfway around the world is creating splashes at GW. Professor James M. Clark, chair of the Department of Biological Sciences, was part of a team that discovered a fossil of the earliest-known ancestor of the famed Tyrannosaurus Rex during a dig in the Wucaiwan area of northwest China in 2002. […]

WEB EXTRA: ‘Eight Below’ rises above expectations

Who knew that Disney could make Jason Biggs PG and turn teen heartthrob Paul Walker into a regular guy whose best friends are eight sled dogs. Set in the harsh climate of Antarctica, the tastefully done “Eight Below” evokes authentic emotion as love and loyalty are put to the test. The movie is based on […]

University not concerned with slight decrease in applications

A slight decrease in the number of freshman applications for the second year in a row does not have University officials worried. Although not all of the applications have been processed, Kathryn Napper, director of Admissions, expects a 1.5 percent decrease in the number of applications compared to the number her office received a year […]

SA senator, presidential candidate call for elimination of Senate

Two student leaders are calling for the creation of a new representative body that would replace the Student Association Senate. Junior Caitlin Bevin Doherty, who was running for SA president, has dropped out of the race and is working with sophomore SA Sen. Elliot Gillerman (ESIA-U) to effect change in the SA. On Tuesday night, […]