March 2, 2006

Volume 102, Issue 46

Stories from the March 2, 2006 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Indie films come to D.C.

Big names in American movies today from Martin Scorsese to Steven Spielberg to Wes Anderson have roots in independent film productions. Just two years ago, indie movies became the two biggest sleeper hits of the summer: “Garden State” and “Napoleon Dynamite.” Looking at this year’s roster of nominees for best picture at the Oscars, one […]

WEB EXTRA: TV star knows what it takes to have a career in food

Warren Brown, star of the Food Network’s show “Sugar Rush,” addressed a crowd of nearly 200 in the latest installment of Class Council’s “How Do I Become A.” series Wednesday night. Brown graduated from GW Law School in 1998 and is the owner of two eateries in the D.C. area: the bakery CakeLove and a […]

Stuck in your head

We’ve all had the experience. A song gets stuck in your head and you just can’t stop that internal melody. “I listen to the drums in all songs, and when I hear a sick rhythm or drum beat, it just loops in my head, and sometimes I can’t even pay attention to anything else,” musician […]

WEB EXTRA: Mount Vernon to host 10-day competition

The Mount Vernon Campus will begin hosting its own annual version of Harry Potter’s House Cup this spring – without the flying on broomsticks – in order to foster a better sense of community and create competition among residents. The Vern Cup, which is being hosted by the Sports and Recreation Committee of the Mount […]

WEB UPDATE: Women win in first round of A-10 Tournament

Posted Saturday, March 4, 3:55 p.m. PHILADELPHIA – Senior Jessica Simmonds had 18 points and 12 rebounds Saturday to lead the GW women’s basketball team to a 61-51 victory over Richmond in the first round of the Atlantic 10 Conference Tournament. “I thought she was a warrior today,” coach Joe McKeown said after the game […]

Fire inspectors visit science building

The D.C. fire department cordoned off one of the main chemical storage rooms in Corcoran Hall while inspectors surveyed the building Wednesday, a fire official said. Alan Etter, a fire department spokesman, said multiple inspectors were at Corcoran to “survey the general vicinity,” examining bottles of old chemical reagents. He said that a hazardous materials […]

WEB UPDATE: No. 6/7 Colonials beat Charlotte in OT thriller

Start the celebration slideshow! Start the game action slideshow! Posted Saturday, March 4, 4:40 p.m. Forget the Miracle on 34th Street. This was the Miracle on 22nd Street. The GW men’s basketball team left themselves in a tight spot to get their 26th win of the year. But, like they’ve done all season, they got […]

Greek Briefs

Group hopes fans will donate money for homeless shelter With already more than $2,000 raised in the last two years, Alpha Phi Omega hopes to raise an additional $1,000 in donations at Saturday’s pre-basketball game barbecue outside of the Smith Center. The game starts at 2 p.m. “We figure that if every other person who […]

Crime Log

Drug Law Violation 2/26 – Ivory Tower – 1:21 a.m. – case closed University Police officers noticed a suspicious odor outside a room while patrolling the dormitory. The student in the room admitted that he had been smoking marijuana. He was the only individual in the room at the time. Community Living and Learning Center […]