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.

Is reality stranger than fiction?

A good friend of mine is an undergraduate student at Princeton University. Using her liberal arts education to the furthest extent, she decided to major in the cutting-edge field of philosophy. When I asked her about what she found so fascinating – why on Earth she would bother contemplating “I think therefore I am” her […]

SMPA prof., former army general discuss Rumsfeld’s legacy

Hours after the resignation of Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, journalists and military experts discussed his career and the future of the Iraq War in the Jack Morton Auditorium Wednesday. The event had been planned for several weeks, but the resignation announcement shifted the focus of the discussion to the future of the U.S. involvement in […]

TONIC liquor license decision indefinitely delayed

D.C. officials announced Wednesday that the liquor license application for TONIC, a restaurant and bar set to replace Quigley’s on 21st and G streets, is delayed indefinitely. TONIC, co-owned by GW alumnus Jeremy Pollak, faced zoning difficulties earlier this year. The Hatchet reported that permission for construction was delayed while permits were reviewed in April. […]

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 […]