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.

Letters to the Editor

Sex columnist oversimplifies Dear Eve: As it is clearly not your strong suit, please don’t speak for all women as you did in your recent column, “We’re going to hook-up like it’s 1955,” (Nov. 13, p. 7). You may have been hurt by a “physical encounter” not resulting in a reaffirmation of your personal value, […]

WEB EXTRA: Students discuss renovations to National Mall

The National Park Service held a public symposium at the Navy Memorial Wednesday to hear complaints about the National Mall’s facilities, ranging from restrooms to handicap access. The symposium is part of an NPS planning initiative for improvements and preservation to the National Mall launched after Congress declared the Mall a “substantially completed work of […]

Calorie counting for Chipotle

A Chipotle burrito is loaded with Vitamin A, has more calcium than a cup of milk and contains more sodium than the government recommends a person consume in a day. Thanks to junior Matt Silverman’s Web site,, readers can figure out these facts and countless others about the burrito chain that has captured the […]

WEB EXTRA: “Bobby” Educates and Entertains

Robert F. Kennedy once said, “Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.” Upon entering the theatre for a screening of Bobby, the fifth feature film from director Emilio Estevez (yes, the Mighty Duck man himself), I had but two thoughts: this can either be really good or really bad. Thankfully, the […]

Miniature movies

D.C.’s MHz television network is looking to celebrate the filmmaker inside every kid with its annual Shortz Student Film Festival. “We create and change the world with our stories,” said Elizabeth Pringle, education director of the MHz, an independent public D.C. television network that focuses on educational and arts programming. “The Shortz festival is here […]

Staff Editorial: Computers and space are a broader issue

Indications that GW will phase out computer labs in residence halls in favor of common wireless hotspots are somewhat understandable, as these areas are often unused by students. Administrators should realize, however, that issues of study space, wireless access and computer lab access have all coalesced to create a convoluted policy in all three areas. […]

WEB EXTRA: “Casino Royale”

Until now, the best James Bond movie of the last 10 years was “Der James Bond Blumen” (“The Flowers of James Bond”), a little known German film from 2002. It’s about a German James Bond trying to save the world from an evil mastermind named Herr Dr Sven. It was shot at my friend Rob […]

Jake Sherman: One game means a lot for GW

COLLEGE PARK, Md. With one game, Joe McKeown could have snubbed his nose at Maryland and iced years of pain of the University of Maryland refusing to play him. With one game against the top-ranked team in the country, the Colonials would have thrust themselves further into the national limelight and established themselves as a […]