November 9, 2006

Volume 103, Issue 24

Stories from the November 9, 2006 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Six students walk from L.A. to D.C. against genocide

Six students have been walking across the country since June to raise awareness about genocide and stopped at GW Sunday to hold a forum. The group, part of Journey for Humanity, marched from Los Angeles to the District to draw particular attention to the crisis in the Darfur region of Sudan. “Walking is symbolic of […]

The Bar Belle: Froggy Bottom Pub

Froggy Bottom Pub 2142 Pennsylvania Ave. N.W. There are a few things you should know about Froggy Bottom Pub if you’re under 21. Don’t be alarmed if your waitress is crying – the Vietnamese lady who runs the place is known to get sassy sometimes. If you’re asked to move tables, you might get a […]

Giving games a jihadist spin

In September, a video game called “Quest for Bush” was released by the Global Islamic Media Front, an organization with ties to al-Qaeda. In the first-person shooter game, also titled “Night of Bush Capturing,” players move through a variety of levels before a final showdown with a character that looks like President Bush. The game […]

The Hatchet’s College Music Journal

At this year’s College Music Journal Music Marathon, I decided to take a cue from CMJ’s name and keep a journal of my four days at the festival. Wednesday: bus ride, Tom’s Diner and Steve Earle So there I was, wandering through Prospect Park, Brooklyn, trying to figure out just what I was going to […]

U.S. in danger as destination for international study, says report

A new report suggests the United States could lose its position as the most popular destination for international students to other countries, affecting U.S. competitiveness and cultural diplomacy. The report, titled “Students on the Move: The Future of International Students in the United States,” was released by the American Council on Education in late October. […]

Basketball Preview: Last March, both GW teams were dancing

After both the men’s and women’s teams saw the second round of the NCAA tournament, coaches try to manage expectations. Perspiring after another intense preseason practice, GW women’s basketball head coach Joe McKeown reflected on the success of the teams he coached in the 1990s. In the same instant, he recalled what he had seen […]

WEB EXTRA: “Acoustic Africa” tour coming to Lisner

At a very early age, South African-born singer-songwriter Vusi Mahlasela seemingly stumbled upon his own unique musical calling. As a child, almost as if by accident, Mahlasela began beating against pots and pans, as if in search of some semblance of rhythm. “I played with objects as toys when I was young,” he said. “I […]