October 9, 2008

Volume 105, Issue 16

Stories from the October 9, 2008 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

From hell to the District

Richard Lewis is the interview from hell. The 61-year-old comedian – credited with creating the “from hell” adage – mumbles, speaks at a furious pace and often goes off on tangents. Still, not unlike the Lewis on “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” this stream-of-consciousness approach has charm. Lewis will take the stage at Lisner Auditorium on Saturday, […]

$5-$10-$20: A weekly entertainment guide for the cash-strapped college student.

If you have $5 Manslaughter and humor? See the premiere of beast.Films’ short, “Charlie on Parole,” featuring GW alumnus T.J. Miller (of “Cloverfield” acclaim) this Saturday, Oct. 11 at 10:30 p.m. at the Betts Theater in the Marvin Center. Tickets are $5 at the door. If you have $10 Catch the New Plays Festival, a […]

University to cut CI sessions, hire more Cabinet members

GW officials plan to expand the Colonial Cabinet by six members and cut down the number of Colonial Inauguration sessions from five to four starting next summer, a senior administrator said this week. Robert Chernak, senior vice president for Student and Academic Support Services, said if the plan is approved, there will be an increase […]

City elicits plans for West End Library land development

After nixing the sale of a section of land containing the West End Library to a private developer last year, the city is putting out an open call for developers to propose new plans for the area. The Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development is expected to release development plans this […]

Mad libs! For money?

Mad libs and theater? This weekend marks the year’s first public fundraising event for Generic Theater Company, as they perform Mad Libbery on Friday and Saturday at the Lisner downstage. The event will be structured as a series of mad libs, with performers singing popular songs and reciting monologues with words inserted by the audience. […]


In “Virus Hits Georgetown” (Oct. 6, p. 1), The Hatchet erroneously reported that EMeRG aided efforts at Georgetown, based on a Georgetown news release. The group did not respond to the campus. In “Many colleges arm police forces” (Oct. 6, p. 1), The Hatchet attributed two quotations about Brown University to Daniel Carter, senior vice […]

Student Association senate tables financial transparency legislation

A bill designed to increase transparency in the student organization financial process was sent back to committee at the Student Association senate meeting Tuesday night when the SA adviser encouraged senators to allow the University general counsel to review it. The legislation, written by Sen. Logan Dobson (CCAS-U), would allow students to view how student […]


Deerhoof Offend Maggie (KILL ROCK STARS) If you can’t live with incomprehensible lyrics about things like hoofies (whatever the hell those are), Deerhoof probably just isn’t for you. Otherwise, you’ll be pleased to know that their latest effort might just be the best thing they’ve done. All it took was them trying to be a […]

Campus Calendar

Thursday Jesus for President? Faith and Politics: Then & Now Learn about the history of religion and politics in the Supreme Court and political parties from a renowned Georgetown professor. 7:30 p.m. 805 21st St., Room 310 Friday Project PB&J Come make peanut butter and jelly sandwiches for the homeless while earning community service hours. […]

District Mixtape: “Charlie on Parole” creators

Ah, humor! “Charlie on Parole,” the short film produced and directed by beast.Films, will premiere this Saturday, Oct. 11 in the Betts Theatre. Thanks to Darren Miller (’09) and Kevin Mead (’09), and Paul Briganti of the School of Visual Arts for providing us with choice tracks from the original score – which boasts music […]