November 2, 2006

Volume 103, Issue 22

Stories from the November 2, 2006 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Attorney general makes surprise lecture at Law School

U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales made a surprise visit to a Law School class Tuesday and spoke about U.S. policy in the war on terror. Students in the Law School’s criminal procedure class were surprised to see the special guest speaker in Stockton Hall Tuesday. Associate professor of law Renee Lerner teaches the class and […]

Amateur auteurs get chance at big break

In the hunt for new talent, scifi.com and sundancechannel.com have created the “Exposure Film Contest.” Craig Engler, scifi.com’s vice president, explained that the Sci Fi channel makes 26 films per year and that they are searching for “young, upcoming talent” to develop their creative process. Until Nov. 6, anyone can submit a 2- to 8-minute […]

TONIC liquor license may not get approval

A proposed restaurant and bar at 20th and G streets may be denied its liquor license, said a D.C. Alcoholic Beverage Regulation Association spokesperson. The proposed restaurant and bar, TONIC, has already experienced construction delays due to the time it took to obtain construction permits. The food venue is expected to open in January 2007, […]

GW knocks down Augusta State

GW head coach Karl Hobbs wore a turtleneck during Wednesday night’s preseason game against Augusta State at the Smith Center. It was a departure from his typical suit and tie, but for Hobbs and the GW men’s basketball team, it was business as usual. The sixth-year head coach was his animated self as his team […]

See the glorious “moviefilm” of Kazakhstan

It’s a good thing that the blatantly offensive, raunchy film “Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan” has received almost universal high-fives from critics. For if the “moviefilm” were to do poorly, says its hero, Kazakh journalist Borat Sagdiyev, “I will be execute.” Talk about high stakes. The wildly popular […]

Snapshot: Fruit for Thought

Spear program manager Scott Thomas and senior Ariz Matute grab apples in Kogan Plaza during “Apples for Adoption” Monday afternoon. The event was sponsored by Colonials for Life.

Varsity Roundup

Men’s Golf The men’s golf team finished 14th in a field of 16 at the ODU/Seascape Collegiate Tournament, held at the Seascape Golf Links in Kitty Hawk, N.C. Campbell University’s Kyle Spahr finished first with a 134 (66-68), leading Campbell to the team title. Junior Raman Luthra was the Colonials’ low finisher, tied for 33rd, […]

GW takes over the Woodies

“I think it’ll be a lot more guys with a lot more hair and a lot less gold and platinum, and maybe better music, I don’t know.” Los Angeles underground rapper MURS was the first one down the red carpet (which wasn’t red so much as black and sparkly) at last Wednesday’s MTV-U Woodie Awards, […]