April 27, 2006

Volume 102, Issue 60

Stories from the April 27, 2006 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

‘United’ we stand?

We’ve seen it before. Politicians, musicians and movie stars have all attempted to capitalize on the horrific events of Sept. 11, 2001 to sell policies, political beliefs and even CDs. Appealing to patriots on both the left and the right of the political spectrum, the highly anticipated film “United 93” (Universal Pictures) attempts to do […]


Thursday Innovations in Global Health and Development Dr. Rajiv J. Shah, director of strategic opportunities at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. 10:30 a.m. to noon 1957 E St., 7th Floor, State Room Sponsored by the Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Tropical Medicine and the Elliott School of International Affairs Danceworks 2006 This biannual modern […]

Art on command

Oliver Herring is not a dictator. Nor is he the head of a congregation, the leader of a cult or even a person of any public influence, at all. He does not threaten or cajole. Yet, for some reason, when this artist tells perfect strangers what to do, they do it. Spit food coloring all […]

Kofi Annan to speak at Lisner

United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan will receive an honorary doctorate of public service from the University May 5 in Lisner Auditorium. The event, which is open to the public, will honor the two-term secretary general for his work in the U.N. and inaugurate an annual lecture series in the Elliott School of International Affairs. […]

Student arrested in taxi assault

A male student was arrested for simple assault against a taxi cab driver around 2:15 a.m. Saturday morning, after University Police responded to an altercation between a cab driver and three GW students. When officers arrived to the scene, at the 500 block of 19th Street near Mitchell Hall, they saw a male subject and […]

WEB EXTRA: Bonnaroo Music Festival Preview

Bonnaroo. A name was never more fitting. Simple syllables slide off the tongue with effortless joy and a tendency to howl. The word drips of the place it describes: a farm in Tennessee where for four days each June hundreds of performers and thousands of travelers will make easy friends from strangers and enjoy a […]

Crime Log

Liquor Law Violation 4/23 – Mitchell Hall – 1:53 a.m. – case closed University Police officers received a call about an intoxicated female. The subject was vomiting and unable to stand. The individual was transported to the GW Hospital emergency room for further medical treatment. Referred to Student Judicial Services Drug Law Violation 4/22 – […]

Former Israeli general talks to SAFI

Former Israeli Defense Forces General Moshe Ya’alon spoke of the challenges facing Israel’s security in a speech before a packed crowd in the Jack Morton Auditorium on Wednesday. Ya’alon, the former chief of staff of the IDF, was invited to campus by GW’s chapter of the Friends of the Israeli Defense Forces. Zach Cutler, a […]

‘Kinky’ kicks

“Kinky Boots” (Miramax Films), in the true spirit of British comedy, recounts the experience of Charlie Price (Joel Edgerton), owner of the Price & Sons Shoe Factory, with awkwardly appropriate similarity to the patent leather and bold colors of his newly developed product. Suffering financial trouble, Charlie fires several employees in order to keep the […]