October 28, 2010

Volume 107, Issue 22

Stories from the October 28, 2010 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Quick Takes

“Belle and Sebastian Write About Love” Belle & Sebastian (Matador Records) The eighth album from Scottish-born group Belle and Sebastian certainly pays homage to their former work, while also keeping fans interested by changing things up a bit. While catchy hits like “I Want the World To Stop” are great for singing along, songs like […]

Crime Log

Burglary 10/19/10 – 6:07 p.m. Location: Rice Hall – Case open The University Police Department responded to a report of a missing laptop. After an investigation of the building, officers found pry marks on the back door of an office suite. Other staff members also reported laptops missing from their offices. -Open case 10/19/10 – […]


Thursday Bowling for Boobies Join Program Board to learn more about Relay for Life at its fall kickoff, complete with free bowling and cupcakes. Hippodrome  8 p.m. Friday Haunted Eckles Kick off Halloween weekend with free food, a haunted house and a movie with Mount Vernon Programming Council. Eckles Library  9 p.m. Saturday […]

$5, $10, $20: Events that won’t break the bank

$5: Rock & Roll Hotel hosts masquerade party Friday- Free or $5 with a mask $10:GW MainStage presents “The Tempest,” which opens Thursday $20: Anberlin plays 9:30 Club Sunday with Crash Kings and Civil Twilight

New restaurants coming to The Avenue in May

Handmade burgers, milkshakes, locally made beer and a raw bar will be added to Foggy Bottom’s food options as new restaurants at The Avenue development open next year. Passion Food Hospitality and Chef Jeff Tunks’ sixth and seventh restaurants – District Commons and Burger, Tap & Shake – will have a home in a 14-story […]

University fails to aid an ailing Gelman Library

University officials have said for years that rehabilitating an aging Gelman Library is a top priority, but multiple administrators still won’t get specific on how the University plans to secure the necessary funding for repairs, or even say how much money has been raised to embark on renovations for the building. Students and library administrators […]

A high-heeled hustle

For senior Eric Rosenfield, it’s all about the strut. Hours of preparation, picture-taking and parading boiled down to a few minutes of pride as he and more than 100 men ran down 17th Street in Dupont Circle for the 25th annual High Heel Race Tuesday night. “There’s too many people to actually know where you […]

Political candidates up their social networking

Social networking usage by political candidates increased over the midterm election cycle, with candidates reaching out to voters through Twitter and Facebook, a group of experts on social media said during a panel discussion in the Jack Morton Auditorium Monday. But despite the increased use of these social networking tools, all five of the event’s […]

Kappa Kappa Gamma faces hazing allegations

Kappa Kappa Gamma is under investigation for allegations of hazing and underage drinking, both the University and the sorority’s national chapter confirmed this week. Several sources have come forward, alleging that underage alcohol consumption and hazing may have taken place “recently,” Tara Pereira, the assistant dean of students and director of Student Judicial Services, said […]