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.

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 […]

What’s on our iPod: Galactic

New Orleans jazz-funk legends Galactic released a new album back in August, but for those who didn’t know, this ain’t no regular Galactic record. Yes, the heavy funk of Stanton Moore’s drumming still abounds and the hot horn section still wails, but the band decided to add a new element to their music this time […]

Basketball Preview: Serbian Summer

Damian Hollis was in hot and sweaty Oklahoma, working out every day with teammate Rob Diggs, when he got the call. The Florida native had been participating in an intensive weightlifting routine in hopes of improving his 6-foot-8, 200-pound frame. He had been at this routine for more than three weeks but did not think […]

$5 – $10 – $20: An entertainment guide for the cash-strapped college student

If you have $5 In a marriage of Scotland’s two best-loved exports, Scotch whisky and golf, The Glenlivet brings to Georgetown a tradiational Scottish links course in the stylish shopping district of M Street. Featuring nine holes sloped with water hazards, bridges and sand traps, The Glenlivet City Links lasts for ten days in D.C. […]

Law professor talks Web privacy

Law professor Daniel Solove encouraged audience members at Borders Monday night to Google themselves, in an effort to promote awareness about the lack of privacy online. Solove, who specializes in privacy issues, recently published “The Future of Reputation,” about the voyeuristic nature of the Internet and its impact on modern society. At the Borders book […]

Students campaign for state elections, see results

It is not yet 2008, but both the College Republicans and College Democrats traveled to key states in recent weeks to work for candidates in state legislative and gubernatorial contests. One of the battleground states this election cycle is Virginia, where students from both the CRs and CDs traveled last weekend, helping candidates in local […]