November 15, 2007

Volume 104, Issue 26

Stories from the November 15, 2007 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

What exactly is ‘Mambo Sauce’?

GW Hatchet Video: Mambo Sauce play_blip_movie_489972(); Check out our exclusive interview with DC’s own Mambo Sauce, a Go-go band. Go-go is a style of music that originated in DC and was pioneered by Chuck Brown. Today, Mambo Sauce continues the legacy of this special DC culture. Mambo Sauce is a new band from the District […]

Saumya Narechania: Reconsidering rankings

Like most confused 17-year olds, I turned to the U.S. News and World Report rankings along with any other random grading systems I could find online when deciding what university I should attend. It took me four years to realize that the rankings did not really matter and I was stupid for blindly taking them […]

Staff Editorial: Towards the future: a focus on academics

The first in a two-part series examining GW’s new president On the eve of his inauguration as our University’s 16th president, Steven Knapp has had a whirlwind introduction to the world of GW. In his few short months at the helm in Foggy Bottom, Knapp has been met with challenging circumstances that demanded reasonable and […]

Letters to the Editor

Concern for the community In Frank Broomell’s op-ed entitled “Patience key for reactions,” (Nov. 12, pg. A4) there seems to be a disregard for what was truly enraging about the events of the past months. I do agree that the acts of a few individuals are not representative of our campus at larger. Furthermore, I […]

Juliette Dallas-Feeney: The clashing of comedy and politics

Picture this, nation: it’s November 2008 and the 44th president of the United States of America is…Stephen T. Colbert? To the dismay of many “Colbert Report” watchers, the mock conservative no longer has the opportunity to woo us with campaign speeches. Last week, Democrats and Republicans in South Carolina voted to keep him off the […]

Bar Belle: Eat, Drink, and Be Maryland

COLLEGE PARK, Md. We all love the urban life, otherwise GW and D.C. wouldn’t have appealed to us as a fantasy college league pick. Aside from the thrilling bright lights and bustling streets, the District can get pretty overwhelming and at times a taste of the suburbs can be a good dose of Novocain for […]

What’s on our iPod: Neil Young

The opening melody of the song “Beautiful Bluebird” off of Neil Young’s newest album “Chrome Dreams II” (Reprise) begins with the familiar sound of his harmonica. The album, released Oct. 23, is the latest from the classic rock artist. “Dreams” brings out the country side of Young, while longer songs “Ordinary People” and “No Hidden […]

Men’s Basketball: Despite struggles, Moore fights

When junior Cheyenne Moore stepped off the court Wednesday night as his team’s victory over Boston University became certain, he made sure to emphatically slap hands with every single teammate and coach standing next to the bench. His energy level paralleled his attitude on the court. Even during a two-game slump which has the forward […]

SA Note: Senators propose graduate affairs Senate committee

Graduate students may get special representation in the Student Association if new legislation spearheaded by two graduate senators is passed in the upcoming weeks. Sens. Katie Santo (CCAS-G) and Chris Bruno (Law) are working to create the Graduate Affairs Committee Act and plan to vote on the bill at the Nov. 27 senate meeting. If […]