February 1, 2001

Volume 97, Issue 40

Stories from the February 1, 2001 issue of the GW Hatchet.

New film deserves to be Left Behind

Based on advertisements for the movie Left Behind (Cloud Ten), the plot promised to be an intriguing apocalyptic thriller following a journalist in search of the truth. But advertisements do not always tell the whole story, as the movie based on a New York Times Bestseller became more of a forum for religious ideology than […]

Bar Belle

Where: 1831 M St. NW Crowd: Laid-back college students Getting In: I.D. at door Price: No cover, $3.25 drafts Dancing: ’80s and ’90s pop music It might be “end of days” for the traditional Tuesday nights at Mister Days, but Madhatter has become the new home to GW students every Tuesday night. Located on M […]

Food fusion makes a comeback at Raku

The idea of fusion food, which is made by combining two different cuisines, seems to be in decline these days. This is probably not a bad thing, as the new rise of home-style cooking tends to lead to cheaper meals and better food. But every once in a while a restaurant challenges my thinking on […]

What I want to be when I grow up

The time has come. For years parents, teachers, aunts and neighbors have posed the same question: “What do you want to be when you grow up?” This May, GW’s “grown-up” seniors are finally going to have to answer them. The days of responses like firefighter, football player and ballerina have passed, but hardly any childhood […]

Presence is Oha’s gift

Presence (n): The bearing, carriage, or air of a person. 2: A quality of pose and effectiveness that enables a performer to achieve a close relationship with his audience. 3: Something felt or believed to be present. 4: Ugo Oha. Freshman center Ugo Oha is a presence for the GW women’s basketball team in every […]

Burying The Hatchet

I fell hard for this girl I work with. We work in a pretty intense setting, long hours and a lot of time together, but we became good friends outside of work, too. We both enjoy a lot of the same things, although we don’t necessarily hang out with the same kinds of people. Ever […]

Brief: Student robbed in Corcoran Hall

Metropolitan Police and University Police are searching for a man who robbed a female student in Corcoran Hall Jan. 24, UPD Director Dolores Stafford said. The student was in a hallway in Corcoran Hall at 2:45 p.m. when a man approached her, grabbed her bag and stole $200 before fleeing the scene, Stafford said. “There […]

Oha, Colonials breeze past

The La Salle Explorers could not find their way around GW’s freshman center, Ugo Oha in the Colonials 70-55 victory Tuesday night at the Smith Center. The 6-4 Oha was more than just a presence, as Coach Joe McKeown described her after the game. She was a giant oak tree the Explorers couldn’t shoot over. […]

Staff Editorial: GW plaza

Last February GW acquired about 29 percent of Columbia Plaza with no “plans to turn the apartments into a part of the residence-hall system,” according to a Feb. 10 issue of The Hatchet. Now GW has placed Columbia Plaza in the housing lottery. While University officials say they do not consider the housing lottery part […]