October 19, 2006

Volume 103, Issue 18

Stories from the October 19, 2006 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Kronos Quartet blends classical and experimental at Lisner

A first listen to music from the San Francisco string four-piece Kronos Quartet provides an obvious recognition of talent and expertise of the classical string technique. But classical string sounds are only part of Kronos’ musical package, which is primarily experimental – drawing on sounds from sights as diverse as Bombay, India and the German […]

Campus Calendar

Thursday State Department Internship Panel Interested in working for the State Department? Get information from GW students who are current or former interns. 6 to 8 p.m. 1957 E St., Lindner Family Commons Sponsored by Delta Phi Epsilon, the Undergraduate Program of International Affairs and Career Center Iftar Dinner Join Jewish and Muslim students in […]

SA Notes

The Student Association Rules Committee passed the new Joint Elections Committee Charter Act at Tuesday night’s Rules meeting. The charter, which establishes the governing rules for voters and candidates during the spring election for SA, Marvin Center Governing Board and Program Board, and forms the Joint Elections Committee, will be brought before the Senate for […]

Comedy on Shuffle: “iMusical” mixes song and improv

Whether you’re in the mood for comedic improv or musical theater, “iMusical” will not disappoint you. Judging by the graphic on the show’s promotional items, the show borrows the idea of an iPod on shuffle: you never know what you’re going to get. “iMusical” blends singing and improvisational comedy to achieve a cohesive plot, as […]

Staff Editorial: Create an event for the whole community to enjoy

This weekend, thousands of parents and alumni will descend on campus for Colonials Weekend. A smaller number of those individuals will attend a headline performance by comedian Jerry Seinfeld. Having the creator of one of the most popular shows in television history come to perform will be a great source of entertainment for the GW […]

Senior runs against incumbent for local ANC seat

A senior is running against an incumbent for a seat on the Foggy Bottom/West End Advisory Neighborhood Commission, a group of residents that advises D.C. government on development issues. L. Asher Corson is running against current ANC Commissioner Anne Savage, who represents district 2A03 – defined as the area between Pennsylvania Avenue and N Street […]

Juliet Moser: In praise of GCRs

General curriculum requirements. C’mon folks, they’re not that bad. At least you can rest assured that everyone else has to do them, too. As for me, I’m actually a fan of GCRs and think that we should have more of them here at GW. After you put away the pitchforks and douse the flames, I […]

Univ. prepares for more than 5,000 relatives, alumni at Colonials Weekend

The University is making final preparations for thousands of families and alumni to descend on the Foggy Bottom and Mount Vernon campuses this weekend. University officials said they expect about 1,000 alumni and up to 4,500 family members at this year’s Colonials Weekend, which lasts from Friday until Sunday. Organizers of alumni events said they […]

Dormroom Awards: mtvU Woodies give you the choice

As a music snob, I’m tempted to dismiss anything MTV does as another marketing ploy to sell bad music to pre-teens and scenesters who don’t know any better, but I stand corrected. On Nov. 2, MTV-U, a channel exclusively for college students, will premiere this year’s MTV-U Woodie Awards. Like MTV-U itself, college students across […]