September 21, 2006

Volume 103, Issue 10

Stories from the September 21, 2006 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Crime Log

Disorderly Conduct 9/14 – Aston Hall – 6:33 p.m. – case closed A man who is a permanent resident in the Aston became disruptive and yelled at a University Police officer in the lobby. The man was upset that he had to show ID to an officer who was stationed at the residence hall because […]

Thorpe won’t lobby for student rep. on Board of Trustees

Student Association President Lamar Thorpe said Tuesday that he will not be lobbying the University for student representation on the Board of Trustees. For two years a group of SA leaders have been petitioning for student representation on the Board of Trustees, the University’s highest governing body that makes decisions about tuition and enrollment and […]

10,000 cancer survivors, activists rally on Mall

Almost 10,000 participants in an American Cancer Society rally came to the National Mall Wednesday to lobby their members of Congress for increased treatment and research funding. Organizers said ACS intends to get every member of Congress to sign a pledge to continue funding for cancer research and pass legislation for other preventative care efforts. […]

WEB UPDATE: Pakistani president speaks in Marvin Center

Posted Friday, Sept. 22, 7:15 p.m. Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf dodged the topic of Sept. 11 at his speech on Pakistan’s development in the Marvin Center’s Betts Theatre Friday afternoon. Musharraf’s speech comes a day after the report of a soon-to-air CBS program in which he alleged the U.S. threatened to bomb his country if […]

Soft Complex consolidate local musical flavors

When five seasoned veterans of the D.C. music scene get together to collaborate, it could easily turn into a creative nightmare. However, the nightmare never came to fruition as Chris Connelly got together with Shane German (formerly of Trixie Delicious), Rich Dejong (formerly of Phaser), Mike Harbin (formerly of Burning Airlines) and Alexia Kauffman (of […]

Madeleine Albright criticizes Bush, war on terror

Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright criticized President George W. Bush’s handling of the war on terror in a speech at Georgetown University Monday night. Albright was the guest of honor at the fourth annual Snowdon Lecture, a speech by a public figure addressing the intersection of faith and social justice in the world. In […]

The Bar Belle: The Magic Gourd

Magic Gourd Restaurant Columbia Plaza 528 23 St., N.W. Perhaps, while on your way to purchase a few wine coolers for your fraternity-house shindig, or while idly following the scent of that vile temptress that is SizzEx, you have spied the Magic Gourd Restaurant. Perhaps, on a whim, you have wandered in beneath its neon […]

Diddy promotes new album at D.C. public school

Hip-hop mogul Sean “Diddy” Combs promoted his new album “Press Play” Wednesday in a Northwest D.C. public school. Combs, formerly known as “Puff Daddy,” “Puffy” and “P. Diddy,” spoke to students at the Duke Ellington School of the Arts. Combs, who referred to the school as “Diddy High,” offered advice to the students about continuing […]