October 25, 2007

Volume 104, Issue 20

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

Fearmongering, Hollywood-style

Fear is a very real and motivating force in the lives of Americans. If the color on the rainbow chart of terror alert changes, we think twice about flying. A bomb goes off in the London Underground, and suddenly London and Kabul become indistinguishable. President George W. Bush and crew have long been criticized for […]

New restaurant Le Pain Quotidien opens in Georgetown

Boldly printed at the top of their menu, Le Pain Quotidien’s motto reads as follows: “The idea behind Le Pain Quotidien is simply to make a good daily bread, a handmade bread that makes good tartines. Bread not only to nourish the body, but the spirit as well. A bread best shared around a table, […]

Institute for Middle East Studies holds inaugural event

Web Extra The Institute for Middle East Studies held its inaugural event at the Elliott School last week with a discussion on perceptions and misperceptions among United States and Middle Eastern media. Marc Lynch, a GW professor of political science, moderated a panel discussion between Hafez Mirazi, former host of From Washington on Al Jazeera, […]

Bar Belle: M St. Anarchy

With midterms finally over, I was looking forward to a stress-free and relaxing weekend – even the Bar Belle can use a break every once in a while. Unfortunately, tranquil was a term far from the minds of several who protested the IMF and World Bank on Oct. 19. The so-called neo-liberalists approached the M […]

SA Note: SA appoints three new senators, one a freshman

Freshmen have a vote in the Student Association Senate for the first time in several years. The Senate appointed three voting senators, including SA Sen. Julie Bindelglass (CCAS-U), a freshman, to the body Tuesday night in Columbian Square. “I am excited to be in the position both to represent CCAS students and to show that […]

After major buildup, Horowitz speaks at Jack Morton

Web Update Friday, October 26, 3:45 a.m. Conservative author David Horowitz defended his conservative views and lashed out against GW’s administration at a speech on campus Thursday night, one day after he was booed off stage at Emory University. Horowitz is the organizer of a nationwide event to raise awareness about radical Islamic states – […]

Greek Brief: Phi Sigma Sigma raises money for battered women

The Phi Sigma Sigma sorority will host its annual Amazing Race philanthropy event this weekend to support My Sister’s Place, a local shelter for battered women and children. “I think that it is great that we can help out women in need of such a support system by working together as a sisterhood,” Phi Sigma […]

What’s on our iPod: Toots & the Maytals

Toots & the Maytals: Light Your Light There is nothing in the world that can stop the legendary reggae singer and his famous band from making new music. On his latest album, Toots brings in two very special guests to compliment his music, with Derek Trucks on the album’s new single “Johnny Coolman” and Bonnie […]


In “RIAA issues an additional pre-litigation notice” (Oct. 22, p. A2), The Hatchet mistakenly classified an e-mail sent to a GW student as a pre-litigation letter. The letter was a Digital Millennium Copyright Act notice. In “Grad programs draw foreign students” (Oct. 18, A6), The Hatchet misidentified the Council of Graduate Schools as the Counsel […]