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.

Country rock with Shooter

The Tennessee whiskey couldn’t warm the visible breath of the freezing concertgoers waiting to see Shooter Jennings at the 9:30 Club Friday night. The “late” show became an early show, as the doors didn’t open until around 11:30 p.m., and the acts didn’t begin until the wee hours of the morning. Outside, fans traded concert […]

WEB EXTRA: Junior facing assault charge may have case dismissed

A court ruling Tuesday determined that a junior charged with tackling a woman two months ago will have his case dismissed if he follows court orders. D.C. Superior Court Judge Linda Turner accepted a first-time offender diversion, which allows Guyer to avoid a plea of guilty or not guilty for assault. “Jesse has learned a […]

Rowing coach hits senior with pickup truck on campus

GW’s assistant rowing coach struck a senior with a University-owned pickup truck Tuesday evening near Washington Circle, according to a police report and University statements. David Weiss, who has coached the men’s rowing team since fall 2005, was driving a Ford pickup truck north on 22nd Street at about 9 p.m. The road was wet […]

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 […]