November 20, 2006

Volume 103, Issue 27

Stories from the November 20, 2006 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Students serve up early Thanksgiving meal to elderly

GW students cooked and served a Thanksgiving lunch Saturday to more than 40 residents of St. Mary’s Court elderly home. The Student Association organized the third-annual lunch at the federally funded low-income facility at 725 24th St. About 15 students prepared turkey, pie and other traditional Thanksgiving fixings in the food court of the community […]

Adair shines in weekend tournament

COLLEGE PARK, Md.-When sophomore Jessica Adair posted her first career double-double in a tight 66-53 loss to Tennessee in the second round of the NCAA Tournament last season, she demonstrated what type of impact she was capable of having. And with the Colonials’ need for a strong inside presence heading into the season, it appears […]

WEB EXTRA: Danceworks Displays Modern Flair

This past Thursday night, GW dance students gave their first performance of the semi-annual modern dance show, “Danceworks” at the Dorothy Marvin Betts Theatre. An enthusiastic crowd gathered to watch this fall’s performance which showcased seven contemporary and powerful pieces choreographed by the department’s senior students, along with a final work by guest artist Juliette […]

Alcohol violations still decreasing

The number of alcohol-related sanctions has continued to drop significantly in the first two months of school compared to last year, according to University officials they said the culture of alcohol consumption on campus has not changed despite the decrease in sanctions. The number of students Student Judicial Services charged with alcohol violations decreased from […]

Diggs, Rice set records in win

After the GW men’s basketball team’s win over Longwood University, the names of two Colonials players, senior Carl Elliott and sophomore Rob Diggs, were seemingly on the tips of everyone’s tongue, but for different reasons. Elliott, who played nearly flawlessly in GW’s first two games, looked out of rhythm all game and shot just 2-for-12 […]

WEB EXTRA: Christmas Cheer and an Elvis Impersonator

I’m still looking at Halloween pictures on Facebook, Thanksgiving hasn’t hit, yet Christmas is already everywhere. If “Jingle Bells”-themed Old Navy commercials aren’t enough to put you in the holiday spirit, consider seeing Woolly Mammoth Theater’s production “Martha, Josie, and the Chinese Elvis” directed by John Vreeke. This show will certainly put you in the […]

Students, celebrity walk on National Mall for homeless

Singer and songwriter Jewel hosted the Fannie Mae Foundation Help the Homeless Walkathon Saturday on the National Mall, which thousands of walkers and more than 40 GW students attended. Jewel spoke before the walk about her experiences with homelessness. She said her perspective on life changed instantaneously in her late teens when she lost her […]

Professor sues GW, top administrators for UPD booting him from classroom

The tenured professor the University has been trying to fire is suing GW and two top administrators for incidents in fall 2005 in which police barred him from campus. The defendants – Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs Donald Lehman and Engineering School Dean Timothy Tong – and attorneys representing the University received the civil […]

WEB EXTRA: EQUUS

“This production will make use of HAY, NUDITY, and FOG,” reads a sign in the lobby of the Washington Shakespeare Company’s production of “Equus.” Those three words – meant as a light caution to the allergic, the prude, and the faint-of-breath – serve as a more ominous warning for the rest of us. The words […]

Congressman talks about Democrats big midterm win

U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone (D-N.J.) discussed his party’s victory in this year’s midterm elections and what the Democrats will do for college students at a College Democrats-sponsored event Wednesday night in the Marvin Center. Pallone, who won reelection in one of this November’s heated midterm races, stressed the need to address concerns of college students […]