January 18, 2007

Volume 103, Issue 33

Stories from the January 18, 2007 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Pi Beta Phi to officially join campus

After one semester on campus, Pi Beta Phi, GW’s newest sorority, will hold its official initiation and installation next week. Established in 1889, Pi Beta Phi is actually GW’s oldest sorority, but left campus in 1968. After 38 years, Pi Beta Phi re-colonized its GW chapter in the fall. “We will have numerous prominent Pi […]

Rice cures Colonials

RICHMOND – It may not have been on-par with Michael Jordan’s famous “Flu Game” in the 1998 NBA Finals, but junior Maureece Rice’s clutch play during the GW men’s basketball team’s 63-58 win against Richmond was something special. Rice, who has the flu and has not practiced much in the last two days, hit two […]

The Bar Belle: Lucky Bar

Lucky Bar 1221 Connecticut Ave., N.W. You know you’re at a good bar when you run into a guy who’s staring, lonely and forlorn, into his drink at a bartender-less backroom bar when you’re searching for the ladies’ room. You know you’re at a great bar when you come out of the bathroom and the […]

Enter Clov: Hot D.C. band returns to Black Cat

On one of the walls in the music department of G.W. a couple of years ago, there was a plastic bag full of CDs stapled to it, as if it were some alien seedpod. And, in a way, it was. It was sent from the land of Exit Clov to bring joy and happiness to […]

Making a racquet

Like most teams at GW, the men’s squash team spent months practicing in preparation for the upcoming season. Yet, something was missing. A coach. Last season, the team was ranked 22nd in the country. But last season also brought the graduation of its five best players, and then there was the unexpected departure of coach […]

WEB EXTRA: Possible metro stop addition considered for Square 54

GW confirmed plans for a new entrance to the Foggy Bottom Metro station as the D.C. Zoning Commission concluded hearings earlier this month on the multi-use Square 54 complex. GW and high-scale development firm Boston Properties submitted their proposal in spring 2006 to build a 400,000 square-foot complex on the vacant lot across from GW […]

“The world is really gonna love you”: the Dears’ Murray Lightburn contemplates his place in the universe, New York City

Murray Lightburn enjoys Jay-Z’s new record, the American version of “The Office,” and the food channel, but right now he’s not thinking about that because he’s stuck in traffic. “My car hasn’t moved in ten minutes,” he says. “I’m on my way to Philadelphia, passing by New York off of I-95, and it’s totally blocked, […]