January 24, 2000

Volume 96, Issue 36

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

Colonials gain King, lose Monroe, lose game

Perhaps one day the GW men’s basketball team will play a game with its full complement of guards. But despite the long-awaited return of junior guard Mike King, the Colonials went back to square one Wednesday night when freshman guard Chris Monroe was ejected five minutes in, and the remaining shooting guards – King and […]

Streak ends at 12

The GW women’s basketball team saw its 12-game winning streak come to an end Saturday as it lost 68-55 to Xavier. The loss gave the 24th-ranked Colonials (14-3, 5-1 A-10) a split in Ohio after the Colonials dominated an out-matched Dayton team 82-66 two days prior. In both games over the weekend, GW put both […]

Soundtrack delivers more than music

The words Hello, my name is Andy, and this is my soundtrack graces the cover of the Man on the Moon soundtrack (Warner Bros.) as well as a picture of Jim Carrey as Andy Kaufman. The design and idea of the cover are simple, and the music is nothing you would expect. The soundtrack houses […]

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 […]