January 25, 2001

Volume 97, Issue 38

Stories from the January 25, 2001 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Marchers fight abortion

Tens of thousands of demonstrators assembled at the Washington Monument to speak out against abortion Monday. The annual March for Life marked the 28th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade ruling, which guarantees a woman’s right to abortion. Protesters carried signs that read “God is pro-life” and “When does a moral wrong become a civil […]

Colonial women survive Duquesne scare

The GW women’s basketball team pulled out a 58-44 victory over Duquesne in what was perhaps the Colonials’ sloppiest offensive game of the season Wednesday night at the Smith Center. Coach Joe McKeown described his offensive as “abominable” after the game. Starting guards Kristeena Alexander and Lindsey Davidson combined for just 2-of-18 shooting, and the […]

GW lands in second place

The GW women’s gymnastics team kicked off the season at the Smith Center Sunday afternoon, placing second in the seven-team GW Invitational. The Colonials lost to North Carolina State University 192.350-191.900. The College of William & Mary placed third, with the University of Pennsylvania, Temple, Cornell and Radford universities finishing out the competition. GW’s score […]

Expecting a low score, New York vs. Baltimore

With this weekend’s Super Bowl between the AFC Champion Baltimore Ravens and the NFC Champion New York Giants approaching, GW students are getting ready. In a school made up of many New York and Baltimore residents, it is safe to say many students will have a particular interest in the game’s outcome. “I don’t think […]

Web only: GW welcomes students with festivities

The Marvin Center was abuzz with music, food and fun Friday during Playtime! Night, part of GW’s Winter Welcome Week activities. Three floors were decked out with themes, activities and giveaways. J Street hosted a country ho-down with arm wrestling in front, line dancing led by a cowboy clad in Western attire and a mechanical […]

Val Brown jump shot sinks Duquesne on road

Once again the Colonials battled down to the wire, this time in pursuit of their first road win and their second Atlantic 10 victory of the season. And finally, after coming up just short so many times earlier this season, the final seconds went GW’s way. Sophomore SirValiant Brown hit a fadeaway12-foot jump shot with […]

Brief: Marvin Center construction continues

As the Marvin Center construction continues into its third year, students came back from winter break to find J Street and the GW Bookstore smaller, making the lunch rush hours and initial book-buying frenzy even more congested than usual. “In essence we only lost 20 seats with the placement of the temporary wall and there […]

Huntingtons exeplify Punk Ethic

Bands often fade into obscurity after enjoying a brief period of support from mainstream culture. But some groups intentionally avoid breaking into the mainstream in order to avoid the snares of musical fads. Baltimore-based punk rock outfit The Huntingtons have such staying power. The Huntingtons started playing upbeat punk music in 1994, influenced by legendary […]

Religious groups take Bush on faith

During his presidential campaign, George W. Bush campaigned on a platform of personal piety and compassionate conservatism, garnering support from religious groups across the country. Members of some religious groups congratulated the president on his mention of non-Christian religions in his inaugural address. “I appreciated that Bush made a reference to mosques in his address, […]

Bar Reviews: Ozio not a great value

Got connections at Ozio? Yeah, we thought we had some, too. So we rocked up to Ozio last Thursday night where a line 10 people deep stood before us, all hoping to get in for free with the same “connection.” Forget any “connection” we thought we had, because we were surprised to find ourselves coughing […]