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.

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 […]

Men’s basketball bring it, together

Maybe this season won’t be the “Maureece Rice Show” after all. With Rice struggling Wednesday night, junior forward Rob Diggs powered the Colonials for the second straight game, as the Colonials broke down Boston University en route to a 69-56 win at Smith Center. Although he is still longer than he is wide, Diggs outmuscled […]

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

If you have $5 The GW Jazz department is hosting its twice-annual Jazz Festival at H.R. 57 Club (1610 14th St. N.W.) on, Nov. 18th at 7:00pm. The concert will feature several GW Jazz ensembles, including the small jazz group “Uber Combo,” the GW Latin Jazz ensemble “Los Gringos,” as well as the student group […]