December 2, 2010

Volume 107, Issue 30

Stories from the December 2, 2010 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Holiday Guide: Gifts for every interest

Back to Holiday Guide The holiday season is finally upon us and with it comes the daunting task of finding the perfect gifts for friends and family. On a student budget, gift-giving is even harder. Lucky for you, The Hatchet already went shopping to find presents for some of those hard-to-gift friends. Outdoorsy Anne Wernikoff […]

GW-George Mason rivalry is still growing

FAIRFAX, Va. – Last year, the GW men’s basketball team earned the signature win of its non-conference schedule against George Mason, trouncing the Patriots at the Smith Center 60-49. GW dubbed the game “The Battle of the Orange Line,” looking to create a local rivalry and drawing thousands of fans to the Smith Center in […]

Holiday Guide: Save & Splurge

Back to Holiday Guide Sweet Treats Save The people at Hello Cupcake keep their recipes very simple. Only fresh, seasonal and local ingredients are used to make their gourmet cupcakes. Over 50 flavors are produced from scratch daily in this small Dupont Circle establishment. Gluten-free and vegan options are also available. Hello Cupcake custom monogrammed […]

Colonials topple Ohio to win third straight

The women’s basketball team took to the court in the Smith Center Tuesday night with a specific goal in mind: avenging last season’s 70-58 road loss to Ohio University. History didn’t repeat itself for the Colonials, who topped the Bobcats 54-44. “It was the first time, opportunity, we’ve had to play a team that beat […]

Acting across generations

Maddie Hendricks wanted to present a play without any technical frills. To do that, she cast six students to play 52 characters and never changed the setting in Generic Theatre Company’s last performance of the season. Hendricks, a sophomore majoring in dramatic literature, selected “The Dining Room” because she wanted to direct a play that […]

Holiday Guide: Holiday Cocktails

Back to Holiday Guide North Pole Christmas Shooter 1 1/2 oz. of Chambord (raspberry liqueur) 1 1/2 oz. melon liqueur This is a layered shot – for best effect use a tall thin liquor glass. Pour half of the Chambord shot first, and then slowly pour half of the melon liqueur shot over the back […]

Students rally on World AIDS Day

GW’s Student Global AIDS Campaign joined the Health Global Access Project on World AIDS Day to hold a mock funeral in front of the White House Wednesday, in an attempt to draw attention to the 1.8 million people who died in the past year due to lack of access to treatment. Participants called on President […]

Spotlight On: Forbidden Planet Productions

Senior Stephanie Landry has been a part of Forbidden Planet Productions, one of three student theater organizations, for the past four years. Hatchet arts puts the co-executive producer under the spotlight as FPP’s fall season comes to a close. Hatchet arts: Why did you decide to join FPP? Stephanie Landry: My freshman year, I tried […]

Medical School top brass may vacate post

GW’s second-highest paid official plans to step down from his position at the end of the year due to pressure by top University officials, the Washington Post reported Tuesday, but a University spokeswoman contends GW is still in discussions with the medical school vice president. Vice President for Health Affairs John “Skip” Williams may vacate […]


Jenny and Johnny “I’m Having Fun Now” (Warner Bros.) Jenny Lewis of Rilo Kiley has formed Jenny and Johnny, a side project with her singer-songwriter boyfriend Johnathan Rice. Lewis adds soft and charming vocals to each track, while Rice brings an edgier and moodier style. The instrumentals are reminiscent of California beach pop. “Big Wave” […]