November 30, 2006

Volume 103, Issue 28

Stories from the November 30, 2006 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

WEB EXTRA: Aiden Bemoans Lack of Mosh Pits, Silverstein Creates Them

Why do Egyptian Plover birds perch on the bodies of crocodiles? More intriguing is the question of why the crocodiles endure the birds’ presence. The answer is a matter of symbiosis – the croc relies on the plover to get rid of harmful parasites, and the bird depends on the crocodile for food. Similarly, musicians […]

The Bar Belle: The Madhatter Bar and Restaurant

The Madhatter Bar and Restaurant 1831 M St., N.W. Last Friday night, my friends and I experienced the inevitable decline of an evening that begins with an utterly depressing and ultimately incomprehensible Darren Aronofsky film. How, we asked ourselves, were we to shake the image of a completely shaven, space-pod-encapsuled, and hysterically crying Hugh Jackman […]

RACs tackle dorm theft, vandalism in recent weeks

Several crimes in residence halls this month have tested the strength of the new Residential Advisory Council committees. GW Housing Programs created RACs last spring as a non-punitive replacement for community facilitators in residence halls. RAC committees consist of about 10 residents in each hall who organize events and work with the University Police Department […]

Regaining that quick first step

By leading Villanova 37-20 at halftime and winning 73-47, the GW women’s basketball team reversed a recent undesirable trend. Prior to Wednesday night, the squad has been plagued by sluggish first-half starts. They have routinely found themselves facing early deficits, forcing them to play from behind. The Colonials trailed James Madison University by 16 points […]

J Street coffee shop to stay open later for trial-period

Students may be irritated with Gelman Library’s Starbucks 10 p.m. closing time, but food service provider Sodexho announced this week it will keep its J Street Coffee shop – Grounds for Change – open until midnight. Grounds for Change is now open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., but starting Dec. 4, the fair-trade coffee […]

Lack of height, consistency plagues men’s team

PROVIDENCE, R.I.-For 22 regular-season games, teams couldn’t solve the juggernaut that was GW men’s basketball. Providence College head coach Tim Welsh found the solution, sitting at the end of the bench, with 11:29 remaining in its game against the Colonials Sunday night at Dunkin’ Donuts Center. Welsh put Ray Hall into the game with GW […]

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Elected colonials A GW senior, a professor and an alum bestowed a little more prestige on the University by winning their respective races for local and Congressional office. ANC opposition The ANC voted to continue its opposition of GW’s plan for a mixed-use facility on Square 54. Community leaders should realize that the construction plan […]