January 25, 2007

Volume 103, Issue 35

Stories from the January 25, 2007 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Former Saudi Ambassador discusses war in Iraq

Former Saudi Ambassador to the U.S. Prince Turki Al-Faisal said students studying abroad in the U.S. are their nation’s “true ambassadors” in a speech Monday in the Marvin Center. He said it is important to his country that Saudi students have the opportunity to come to the U.S. to study, as he did at Georgetown […]

Crime Log

Urinating in Public 1/18 – 1957 E Street Garage – 2:15 a.m. – case closed An officer observed a subject run into the parking garage, which is operated using a remote control. The suspect, who was unaffiliated with GW, then urinated in the parking garage. No further action Attempted Burglary 1/16 – Madison Hall – […]

Watching Sunday night cartoons

These are not the cartoons you grew up with. They’re artistic, twisted, tragic, sadistic and at times as funny as they are beautiful. Robert May, one of the producers of “The Animation Show,” explains that the two creators of the festival, Mike Judge of Beavis and Butt-Head fame and Don Hertzfeldt known for “Rejected” and […]

The Bar Belle: Asia Bistro

Asia Bistro Army Navy Drive and South Joyce Street Arlington, Virginia 20036 Pentagon Row – that corporate-tastic row of food and drink traps you might have seen on your trek from the Fashion Centre (they actually spell it like that, I looked it up) at Pentagon City to the various stores sprawling out from Pentagon […]

Joe Queer, still shredding

While D.C. struggled to clear the streets of snow and ice Sunday, New Hampshire pop-punk legends The Queers struggled to get into the city – and not just because of traffic. “We were playing north of Harrisburg and our bus broke down. We drove an hour away to get a rental truck, drove back to […]

Keeping it simple

During his interview with The Hatchet, Demetri Martin is looking for parking. “Two dollars for every 15 minutes?” he asks a woman. “I don’t want to park here. That’s really expensive. I hate Los Angeles. What a terrible place.” The New York-based comedian usually moves by skateboard or bike. He’s driving around L.A. to work […]

Student loans may see cuts

College students around the nation may have to pay back less of their student loans under new legislation passed by the U.S. House of Representatives. The bill passed 356-71 last week and would halve the interest rate on Stafford loans, a type of federally sponsored financial aid, by 2011 if passed by the U.S. Senate […]

University Diversity: How GW’s stats compare to other schools

Click to see a slideshow of GW students. Four years ago, James Zarsadiaz was involved in student government, yearbook and community service in his high school in California. Now a junior at GW, Zarsadiaz lists the following activities under his Facebook profile: Asian Student Alliance, White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, Philippine […]

Diplomat, journalist among GW professors

Imagine this list of credentials: deputy U.S. representative on the U.N. Security Council, Emmy-award winning ABC News national security and Moscow correspondent, President Bill Clinton’s assistant secretary of state for South Asian Affairs and a negotiator with Taliban officials for the release of terrorist Osama bin Laden. This may sound like the combined resumes of […]