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.

The Bar Belle: HR-57

HR-57 1610 14th Street N.W. Is it just me or have the weekends been getting better around here? It could be the nicer weather, or the fact that we know how limited this time we have together is. Whatever the reason, the party invitations seem to have increased exponentially and the bars around campus are […]

‘Hill’ far from frightening

We’re on the cusp of the summer movie season, and the studios can taste it. Just look at the way they’re marketing some of the films coming out in the next few weeks. The trailer for “Silent Hill,” the newest release from director Christophe Gans (“Brotherhood of the Wolf”), makes the movie look like one […]

Sentimental for the District

When local D.C. band The Sentiment lost its bass player, the band members went to an unusual source to find a new one. “The almighty Craigslist – the great unifier,” said lead singer Michael Medlock. Through the site they were able to hook up with senior Katie Thomas, and the band’s so-called revolving door of […]

‘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 […]

Calendar

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 […]