October 26, 2006

Volume 103, Issue 20

Stories from the October 26, 2006 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Students improv dance on Metro, around the city

A student-run improvisational acting group performed on blue-line Metro cars Sunday as part of its participation in the D.C. Improvisation Festival. “Extraordinary Sightings” was the theme of this year’s festival, which ran from Thursday to Sunday. It included an improvisational dance around rush-hour commuters on K Street and an improvisational skit at the National Art […]

Greek Briefs

The Sigma Chi fraternity held a Marine donation drive last week in the Marvin Center that collected more than 100 hygiene and entertainment items including magazines, toiletries and DVDs. In addition to these donations, several members of Greek-letter organizations like Alpha Epsilon Phi, Pi Beta Phi and Sigma Kappa wrote letters of support to the […]

Moore sidelined ‘indefinitely’

Junior forward Cheyenne Moore is out indefinitely after suffering a stress fracture of his left tibia, GW head coach Karl Hobbs said. Hobbs said that Moore tried to play through the pain, but it became unbearable. “It’s a tremendous loss because we don’t have that much depth,” Hobbs said after Wednesday’s practice. “Now you’re not […]

Crime Log

Disorderly Conduct 10/21 – 2100 Block of H Street – 2:35 a.m. – case closed The University Police Department received a report of a disorderly male in the area. When officers responded, they found two males who were in a verbal disagreement with each other. Officers determined neither male was affiliated with the University and […]

Letters to the Editor

Keep it civil and keep the children out I would like to commend John McCormack for his well-communicated position on the fight between pro-life and pro-choice (“Look to civil debate on abortion, not extremism,” Oct. 23, p. 4). While I have a different position than he does on abortion itself, I agree that the screaming, […]

WEB EXTRA: Damn: DAM! Festival brings music spotlight to DC

If you came up with a really cool costume this year, but you still don’t have any plans to show it off this weekend, worry not. The District’s Awake! Music Festival debuts this weekend. No, it’s not a costume party. But you should still wear a costume, because hey, it’s Halloween. The first ever DAM! […]

Jammin’ Java to celebrate five years of coffee rock

For students, D.C. and surrounding areas of Maryland and Virginia offer up a generous variety of live music venues, nightclubs, dive bars and a seemingly overwhelming yet necessary surplus of coffee shops (of which the variety is much less apparent). One thing that is less certain to be found in abundance in this city is […]

Elevator malfunction releases fumes into Ivory

Students and staff evacuated Ivory Tower at about 4 p.m. Tuesday after an elevator’s mechanical problem released fumes into the building. University Police and the D.C. Fire Department responded to the reports of a gas-like odor throughout the residence hall. Hydraulic fluid from the mechanical room in the second basement level was burning, which triggered […]

WEB EXTRA: Homecoming: Good Charlotte rocks Maryland

Maryland-natives Good Charlotte played in Baltimore last Sunday to promote their new CD and to remind fans of their presence. “We have four albums to choose from now,” said guitarist Benji Madden while on stage. The band played two new songs: “Misery” and “Keep Your Hands Off My Girl.” The former sounds as though it […]