Joel Goldberg

A journey in faith: GW Catholics travel to Madrid to see the Pope

Catholic students made a sojourn of faith this summer. Nine students from the GW Newman Catholic Student Center traveled to the 2011 World Youth Day festival in Madrid for a week of events dedicated to celebrating Catholicism. “For Catholics, the Pope is the face of Christ on Earth,” Michael Russo, president of the student board […]

Spoken word, shared heart: The soul of Busboys

Slide show by Gabriella Demczuk The weekly open mic night at U Street’s Busboys and Poets restaurant is about far more than just words. The night is about a community, the people, their names and faces. “Treat it like a black Baptist church,” May 31 open mic host Tokia “Twodeep” Carter said. “If you hear […]

Bozeman honest about team’s need to grow

When Mike Bozeman was hired as the head coach for the women’s basketball team in June 2008, he inherited a successful program, one that posted back-to-back Sweet 16 appearances the previous two seasons. He never anticipated just three years later he would find himself struggling to rebuild after battles with injuries, inexperience and a short […]

Screens, green and summer heat

Trains, the Oscars, “Saturday Night Live” and numbers. Ranging from the red carpet to railroads, themes from this summer’s D.C film festivals span every genre. The NoMa Film Festival, one of at least seven outdoor film series in D.C. this summer, will present 12 films from May 18 to August 3, all of which will […]

GW earns perfect record in tournament

Sunday afternoon at the Dwight Davis Tennis Center in St. Louis, the men’s tennis team doused head coach Greg Munoz with a cooler of water. The Colonials had just clinched their first Atlantic 10 tournament championship since 1979, and their first NCAA tournament berth in program history. It was an especially meaningful victory for GW […]

Colonials cruise against La Salle

The women’s lacrosse team had jumped out to a 5-0 lead 18 minutes into the first half Sunday afternoon against La Salle, and the Colonials seemed destined to cruise to a victory. The offense was maneuvering at will and the defense was swarming, putting the Explorers back on their heels. The tone of the game […]

GW wins rubber match against Hawks

By the top of the second inning Sunday at Barcroft Park, baseball had staked an early 1-0 lead, and was on its way to a 6-3 win over Saint Joseph’s. Senior Tom Gately, GW’s starting pitcher, however, yanked the cap off his head after seizing the ball back from the catcher. He couldn’t seem to […]

Performing penniless

Comedians and improv groups took the stage for the fourth annual Slate comedy festival Saturday, after event organizers faced funding issues rivaling the comedy of errors. The stress of organizing Slate IV, a comedy festival which brings in professional and student groups from outside of D.C. to perform, led Kabeer Parwani, producer of Slate and […]

Patriots defeat Colonials on Senior Day

Billed as a swimming contest between George Washington and George Mason, Senior Day Sunday at the Charles E. Smith Center became more of a celebration than an intense competition. Before the meet began, the four seniors from the men’s and women’s teams were honored by their teammates, who lined up in pairs and, facing one […]

After disqualification, Colonials make run but fall short

The Saturday afternoon air measured a brisk 23 degrees, but inside Albert G. McCarthy, Jr. Pool at Georgetown University, temperatures soared and tensions flared. GW’s men and women swim teams battled Georgetown Saturday in a backyard brawl, but ultimately came up short. Coach Dan Rhinehart cited a rash of key injuries, sickness and fatigue as […]