October 18, 2007

Volume 104, Issue 18

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

Cat Power and Dirty Delta Blues

Music breaks boundaries, and sometimes, perpetuates them. Case and point: Cat Power (or Chan Marshall) played 9:30 Club Tuesday with the same smooth, faultless vocal rasp that first earned her the attention of indie power label Matador Records more than 10 years ago. But a listener’s willingness to get past Marshall’s performance wall proved an […]

SA to charge students for use of Colonial Coach

A free bus service that took students to area airports during holiday breaks will now cost $5. The SA plans to charge for Colonial Coach, a transportation service to Dulles International and Baltimore/Washington International airports for Thanksgiving, winter and spring breaks in order to defray the costs of the two-year-old program, SA President Nicole Capp […]

Bar Belle: The Great Outdoors

Certain things are granted to you as a senior that, (sorry under classman,) you just don’t have access to before putting in those three long years. Turning 21 gives you the right to march into McFaddens, avoid permanent X’s on your hands from 9:30 club, attend happy hours (regularly) and the ability to rent a […]


In “OAS auction raises money for Africa” (Oct. 15, p. B4), The Hatchet erroneously described Aaron Edmonds as a female. He is a male.

The art of storytelling

JONESBOROUGH, Tenn. — Step inside any of the large circus-like tents scattered across this Southern town and you might find yourself magically transported into the dynamic worlds of fairy tales and scary mountain lore, legends of medieval knights and backporch Southern humor. Mixed in with the jargon of Southern tongue and hillbilly laughter is a […]

Letters to the Editor

Sororities not limited to Pan-Hel In “Reinventing sorority recruitment” (Oct. 15, p. A4), Ms. Dallas-Feeney expressed her discontentment with the Pan-Hellenic Association’s current recruitment process. What is not mentioned is that there are several sororities at GW that exist outside of the Pan-Hellenic Association. Each of these sororities, members of the Multicultural Greek Council, has […]

Ross Romano: Club sports impeded by funding

In most cases in life, the harder one works and the more successful one becomes, the more handsomely he or she is rewarded. Therefore one would probably expect that GW’s many club sports teams – among the most active student organizations both in membership and fundraising – would be appreciated by the University for their […]

NPR star promotes book

Time slowed down for a moment Monday evening when radio host Garrison Keillor took the stage at Lisner Auditorium. About a thousand people – mostly older District residents – came to campus for an intimate hour with the host of NPR’s “A Prairie Home Companion.” Keillor was promoting his new book, “Pontoon,” which was published […]

Sports Calendar, Dinner on the Diamond

Oct. 18 Men’s Tennis – ITA Northeast Region Tournament – All Day – Princeton, N.J. Oct. 19 Men’sWater Polo – Harvard – 5:30 p.m. – Annapolis, Md. Volleyball – Duquesne – 7 p.m. – Smith Center Men’s Soccer – Saint Joseph’s – 7:30 p.m. – Philadelphia Men’s Tennis – ITA Northeast Region Tournament – All […]

Despite injuries, cross country ahead of course

For a sport that is by its very nature individualistic, there is a whole lot of team in GW’s cross country program. In fact, the Colonials remain defiant in their focus on maintaining a team atmosphere. This attitude has paid dividends this season. With several runners coming into the season with injuries, it has been […]