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.

Campus Calendar

Monday Represent Come watch some of GW’s best dance groups compete against each other. Betts Theater 8 to 9:30 p.m. Free Admission Sponsored by GW Class Council Transgender Day of Remembrance Learn about issues facing transgendered individuals while honoring those who have lost their lives because of gender-related crimes. Mid Campus Quad 10 a.m. to […]

Students direct film to interest Steelers in trick play

The Pittsburgh Steelers are no strangers to trick plays. Last year, the team ran one to clinch a rousing 21-10 win against the Seahawks in Super Bowl XL. But this season, Steelers fans and Pittsburgh residents Chet Vincent and Jason Georgiades will try for an even trickier win: convincing the NFL champion Steelers to incorporate […]

WEB EXTRA: Are You Ready to Rock? Tenacious D Offers a Resounding No

What makes a dumb movie good? Where is that elusive line between laughing at.lets say Steve-O putting a fishing hook through his cheek in the recently released “Jackass 2” and rolling your eyes at Jack Black’s dick, weed, and fart jokes? I wish I knew the answer to this comedic conundrum, because then maybe the […]

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 […]