February 26, 2001

Volume 97, Issue 47

Stories from the February 26, 2001 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Dave Matthews’ new sound spites old fans

The Dave Matthews Band begins to imitate its own sound. Its new album, Everyday (BMG/RCA), takes what was once a unique sound and slaps it with a brand of packaged pop music. The new release is depressing enough to make even the most devoted college student fan forget the band’s three respectable studio albums and […]

McCalla places first, but so do Spartans

The GW gymnastics team fell just short in their bid to defeat host Michigan State University in Saturday’s Spartan Classic that also featured third-place Towson and fourth-place Ball State University. Despite GW’s 195.175-194.650 loss to the first-place Spartans, junior Devin McCalla did it again. McCalla won the all-around competition with a 39.150, defeating Towson’s Jenn […]

Alicia O’Neil

Name: Alicia O’Neil Major: international business and finance Hometown: Temecula, Calif. Year: junior Credentials: secretary of Program Board, PB executive chair for Graduate Affairs two years, Marvin Center Governing Board two years secretary and finance chair Alicia O’Neil said when she joined the Program Board as a freshman she was “awe-stricken.” O’Neil said she likes […]

WEB UPDATE: JEC rulings keep Kapoor on the ballot, drop Delta charges

SA presidential candidates Roger Kapoor and Bob Simon will stay on the ballot after the Joint Election Committee ruled in their favor at hearings on campaign violations and complaints Friday afternoon. The JEC dropped three complaints against Kapoor and ruled that one complaint was a violation, leaving Kapoor with five total violations. Candidates who receive […]

Hatchet Student Association Election Poll Results

Do you plan on voting in the upcoming Student Association election? Yes: 64% No: 35% *one percent no response Issues Freshman representatives do not have a vote in the SA Senate. Do you think they should? Yes: 72% No: 23% NR: 5% The Senate includes undergraduate and graduate senators who vote on all bills. Do […]

Foreign romance kills the Mood

In the mood for a long night? Director Wong Kar-Wai’s new film, In the Mood for Love (USA Films), is as slow as it is cryptic. Starring two of China’s leading entertainers, Tony Leung (The Doctor) as Chow Mo-Wan and Maggie Cheung (Sausilito) as Su Li-Zhen, the film tells the tale of two ordinary people […]

Tennis beats up Bison

The GW men’s tennis team defeated the Howard Bison Friday afternoon winning its match 6-1 in convincing fashion. Matt Hane led the Colonials with a 6-3, 6-4 straight-set win at the No. 1 singles position. Hane was one of five GW singles players to win in straight sets. GW’s only loss was at the No. […]

Brian Gless

Name: Bryan Gless Major: business administration Hometown: Irvine, Calif. Year: sophomore Credentials: 2001 Colonial Cabinet, Student Alumni Society, Program Board political affairs chair Bryan Gless has planned election parties, radio debates and other politically oriented Program Board events, but now wants to use his experience to take on a leadership role as PB executive vice […]

Party follows campaign rules

A campaign party at the Delta Tau Delta fraternity house early Saturday morning followed rules for registered parties at GW and Joint Elections Committee campaign regulations, fraternity and JEC officials said. “Everything was by the books for this thing,” said Bob Simon, Delta Tau Delta president and SA presidential candidate. Advertised as a “rock the […]