November 8, 2007

Volume 104, Issue 24

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

Tony Hawk’s ‘Proving Ground’

I’m going to give all of you who dare to attempt it a moment to think about how many Tony Hawk games there have been since the series premiered in 1999. Don’t worry, take your time. Trust me, it’s more than you think. OK, done? It’s 10. Yes, 10, not counting multiple versions of the […]

Basketball Preview: Men’s Schedule

Men’s Basketball Schedule Nov. 10 — vs. Mount St. Mary’s — 2 p.m. Nov. 14 — vs. Boston University — 7:30 p.m. Nov. 24 — at UMBC — 2 p.m. Nov. 28 — at UCLA — 10:30 p.m. Dec. 2 — vs. Auburn — 2:30 p.m. Dec. 5 — vs. UMES — 7:30 p.m. Dec. […]

Crime Log

Assault 11/03/07 – The Dakota – time unknown – case open University Police Department officers found a male student in a female student’s room bleeding from the nose and mouth area. He said an unknown male came into the room and assaulted him. Neither he nor the female student could identify or give a description […]

Greek Brief: Greek Week raises money for philanthropies

This year’s Greek Week, sponsored by the Inter-Fraternity Council and the Pan-Hellenic Association, is raising money for various philanthropies and will introduce new members of fraternities and sororities to GW’s Greek-letter community. “This is something we plan for months and months and months,” said Chris Dibitetto, president of IFC. “It’s a big deal for us […]

Basketball Preview: Women’s Schedule

Women’s Basketball Schedule Nov. 9 — at UMBC — 7:30 p.m. Nov. 12 — at Virginia — 7 p.m. Nov. 14 — vs. Kentucky — 5:15 p.m. Nov. 18 — vs. No. 3 Rutgers — 8 p.m. Nov. 23 — vs. South Dakota State # — 5:30 p.m. Nov. 24 — vs. Western Kentucky # […]

Series of armed robberies hit GW

A string of armed robberies last week prompted University police to increase the number of patrols in the northwest quadrant of campus. M and 22nd streets has proved to be a dangerous intersection in the past week. Four female GW students were assaulted and robbed near the location on Oct. 31, according to police reports. […]

Disguises and desire

“All the world’s a stage and all the men and women merely players.” Surely, even if you have not studied Shakespeare in the classroom, you’ve heard those famous words, which originate from the comedy “As You Like It.” The play is a musical and light-hearted delight about the meaning of being favored by fortune and […]

‘Christian kids and sex’

“Stories about Christian kids and sex are always funny,” sophomore actress Emily Anderson said. Anderson plays Carlyle, the female lead in Generic Theatre Company’s presentation of “The Stonewater Rapture,” which ran this past weekend at Lisner Downstage. Senior Kiernan McGowan directs, and Adam Jacobs rounds out the two-person cast as Whitney, the male lead. Anderson […]

A love of language

A mixed group of college students and young professionals trickle into a Phillips Hall classroom Saturday afternoon. Brought together by their desire to learn Urdu, the national language of Pakistan, they chatter excitedly about the upcoming class, trading language resources and commiserating with each other on the stickier points of the language. Their instructor, a […]

Bar Belle: Brass Monkey

Brass Monkey 2317 18th St. N.W. Something I thoroughly enjoy about Adams Morgan is that despite going there countless times, I can still find bars tucked within the 18th Street corridor that I have never set foot inside of. Most of you (legal) readers have probably danced on the second floor of Tom Tom’s, sung […]