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.

Crime Log

Destruction 11/10/07 – Ivory Tower – 12:44 a.m. – case closed A student reported broken ceiling tiles in their residence hall. University Police Department officers arrived and found that 14 ceiling tiles on the second floor had been vandalized. No suspects or witnesses Disorderly Conduct 11/09/07 – New Hall – 11:56 p.m. – case closed […]

Hip-Hop Live! tour to hit 9:30

In recent years, hip-hop has been much maligned for its growing stagnation. Many artists in the genre have shifted away from the intricate, lyric-driven style the genre was founded upon to a poppier, beat-oriented sound. Among claims that real hip-hop is gone forever, the Hip-Hop Live! Tour blasts into 9:30 Club Nov. 18 to prove […]

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 […]