March 8, 2007

Volume 103, Issue 47

Stories from the March 8, 2007 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

WEB EXTRA: Law School research center studies ‘Bollywood’

The Law School’s Creative and Innovative Economy Center is located in Foggy Bottom, but its projects can be found around the globe. This month the center released a report on piracy of “Bollywood” movies – a name for the Indian film industry – and increasing the availability of medicine in order to solve the AIDS […]

WEB UPDATE: Women’s team advances to second round of NCAA Tournament

After an almost two-week hiatus, the No. 5-seed GW women’s basketball team took the court Saturday afternoon to face No. 12-seed Boise State in the first round of the NCAA tournament. Despite the lengthy break since the Colonials’ early exit in the semifinals of the Atlantic 10 tournament on March 4, GW showed it wasn’t […]

Dissecting “Flesh and Bone”

Worlds apart from the collegiate hustle and bustle of Foggy Bottom, the 14th Street neighborhood retains a cooler mystique punctuated by glowing pockets of theater, ethnic carryout and edgy galleries. The difference is palpable and enticing. Actually, there’s something quite magical about the chilled solitude of 14th street on a March evening. Even more magical […]

WEB UPDATE: Colonials upset Aggies to advance to Sweet 16

Posted Monday, March 19, 11:52 p.m. LOS ANGELES, March 19 — GW women’s basketball coach Joe McKeown said it was a game of heart. Texas A&M coach Gary Blair said it was a game of composure. But in the end, it was a game that sent one team to Dallas for the Sweet 16. And […]

Soulful singer in a country band

“‘Drunk Kid Catholic!’” “‘Arienette!’” “‘The City Has Sex!’” “It’s a new song,” says the thin man on stage with shoulder -length raven hair. “It’s on our new album.” The crowd murmurs something not quite approaching approval, unsure of what to think. They wanted the hits, if that’s what you could call them. And so it […]

The Bar Belle: Temperance Hall

Last Friday night, my friends and I launched a girls-night-out attempt to occupy ourselves with something other than getting drunk – a trek down to E Street to catch Forest Whitaker as really, really bad guy Idi Amin in “The Last King of Scotland.” It turns out that Whitaker won something called an Oscar for […]

WEB UPDATE: Cheney at GW for medical treatment second time this month

Posted Tuesday, March 20, 12:28 p.m. The vice president returned to the GW Medical Center late Tuesday morning for his second time this month after experiencing discomfort in his lower left leg. Dick Cheney went to his cardiologist at the Medical Faculty Associates for further treatment of a blood clot in his leg. The vice […]

Spartastic tour de force

Imagine gazing at an army a million strong bent on destroying you, your family and your city. What would be your reaction to the sight of such an ominous force, knowing that only a few hundred soldiers stand between your city and imminent destruction? A Spartan would laugh. Such is the setting of “300” (Warner […]

Three young men attack two freshmen, police say

Three 18-year-old men – one reportedly carrying brass knuckles – allegedly attacked two freshmen on campus Monday night, according to police reports. Freshman Lee Gautier said he left his room in Thurston Hall to go to the gym and noticed three black males watching him at about 10:15 p.m. Monday. He said he thought their […]