January 24, 2000

Volume 96, Issue 36

Stories from the January 24, 2000 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Colonials fight Flyers with fire, but can’t finish

The Colonials (6-11, 0-4 in the Atlantic 10) lost again Saturday for the eighth time in the last 10 games and completed the second, three-game losing streak of the season. But with GW’s full cadre of guards playing a complete game for the first time since Dec. 8, 1999, all signs were positive that the […]

Minor problems detract from The Hurricane

A common debate has existed in Hollywood during the last decade – when a film is based on a true story, how much fact does the film actually contain? This same problem applies to director Norman Jewison’s latest film, The Hurricane (Universal). It is based on the life of one-time welterweight champion Ruben Hurricane Carter […]

Dorien Brown asks about transfer

Sophomore guard Dorien Brown has talked to Coach Tom Penders about possibly transferring, Penders confirmed Sunday. Yeah, he has (talked to me about transferring), Penders said. He wants to play more, and he feels it’s tough for him with Chris (Monroe) and Mike (King). Brown has struggled all year with a fracture on his right […]

Veggies in vogue

Freshman Pam McLemore leaned against the counter in J Street, clasping a plate full of vegetables and pasta salad with one hand while waving her other hand wildly in the air to emphasize her words. I’ve always been told by people that I’m somehow disrupting the food chain because I’m not too fond of eating […]

GW vs. St. Bonaventure preview

George Washington (6-11, 0-4 in Atlantic 10) St. Bonaventure(12-3, 4-1 A-10) Wednesday, Jan. 26, 7:30 p.m. Smith CenterTV: NoneRadio: WAGE 1200 AM (available on Internet at Broadcast.com) Campus Radio: WRGW 540 AM (available on GWTV Channel 22; available on Internet at www.gwradio.com)All-time series: GW leads 21-20 (1926-present) Last meeting: 67-56, GW in 1999Last meeting at […]

GW repairs e-mail and GWIS2 services

Maintenance difficulties Jan. 15 slowed e-mail service throughout last week, but all problems were repaired and students can expect more reliable service in the next two weeks, Information Systems and Services officials said. The difficulties started last Saturday, when Information Systems and Services, which maintains the GWIS2 server, attempted to replace recalled parts of the […]

McCalla dominates invitational

The GW gymnastics team beat out five other schools for the top spot at the GW Invitational in front of 500 fans at the Smith Center Sunday. Sophomore Devin McCalla out-paced the competition in three of the four events to lead the Colonials to victory. The team’s score of 191.875 was GW’s highest this early […]

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Alumnus revels in victory on millionaire game show

Regis Philbin talked about him almost as much as Kathie Lee talks about Cody. Rosie O’Donnell begged him to be on her show in front of a live, national audience of millions. He was recognized at supermarkets and on the streets of New York. But he’s not an average star. Since early January, GW alumnus […]