March 6, 2000

Volume 96, Issue 48

Stories from the March 6, 2000 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Candidates enter run-offs for top SA spots

Student Association presidential candidates Jeff Marootian and David Burt will participate in a run-off election Tuesday and Wednesday because neither reached the necessary 40 percent threshold, according to SA Election Committee statistics at 5 p.m. last Thursday. In the presidential race, Marootian garnered the most support with 37.59 percent of the total vote. Burt was […]

Pinochet’s moral: Never give up power

Augusto Pinochet, the former dictator of Chile, has been deemed ill-fit to stand trial by Britain and released to return to Chile. Those who clamored for his arrest and prosecution groan in dismay, as a brutal dictator has gotten away with murder and torture. Maybe not, as the government of Chile is considering prosecuting its […]

Baseball swept again

After sweeping LeMoyne College last weekend, the GW baseball team headed to Stockton, Ca., this weekend for a three-game set at Billy Hebert Field against the University of the Pacific and dropped all three. The Colonials fell to 4-9 and 1-9 on the road. Pacific rose to 14-2. Pacific 13, GW 7 Sunday, March 5 […]

GW overwhelmed by No. 5 Temple

Over the past decade, GW hosted three top 10 teams at the Smith Center and sent all three home with losses. Over the past two decades, GW hosted Temple 15 times and lost all but once. One trend was going to fall Saturday when No. 5 Temple visited Foggy Bottom, but in the end, it […]

Men’s basketball A-10 standings

Atlantic 10 Final Standings West1. Dayton 21-7 (11-5)2. GW 15-14 (9-7)Xavier 19-10 (9-7)4. Va. Tech 15-14 (8-8)5. La Salle 11-16 (5-11)6. Duquesne 9-19 (4-12) East1. Temple 23-5 (14-2)2. St. Bonnie’s 19-8 (11-5)3. UMass 15-14 (9-7)4. St. Joe’s 12-15 (7-9)Fordham 14-14 (7-9)6. URI 5-24 (2-14)

Agnes Browne proves to be `a good time’ film

Agnes Browne (October Films) is a light-hearted good time film. Anjelica Huston (Ever After) who stars as Agnes Browne, also wears another hat as director. A witty and fun flick, the film can be jotted down as a success for Huston in both arenas. You might expect a story about a woman whose husband died […]

Students question use of cortisone in college athletics

Right before a crucial football game in the movie Varsity Blues, the star quarterback receives an injection of cortisone in his knee to continue playing. Determination shines through the painful grimace on his face as he takes one for the team, and he leads them to victory. But the quarterback is sidelined for the rest […]

Walk-ons get their due, and their points, on `Senior Day’

The game may not have been one the players wanted to remember, but the occasion – Senior Day – will always last in Mark Lund’s, Sam Anyan’s, and Francisco de Miranda’s memories. On Saturday, the three graduating players each received rousing standing ovations from the capacity Smith Center crowd and were called to center court […]

Groove Armada doles out frigid album with Vertigo

If you want a good, short description about the sound of the British techno duo Groove Armada’s latest album, Vertigo (Jive Electro), look on the back of the album. Track six is called Serve Chilled, and that’s a pretty accurate summation of the sound of the album – chilled. While Britain may have been the […]

Election results

Results for the Program Board, Marvin Center Governing Board and Student Association Senate Races*: *Numbers indicate the total number of votes the candidates received. Bolded names indicate winners in the race. Program Board executive chair: Seth Weinert 1,239 Ian Zeitzer 811 Program Board vice chair: Ni-Cheng Liang 1,032Alicia O’Neil 917 Marvin Center Governing Board representatives: […]