March 1, 2001

Volume 97, Issue 48

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

Women want revenge

Xavier stole one earlier this month and the Colonials want it back this weekend. If the two teams meet in the championship game of the Atlantic 10 Tournament at the Liacorous Center in Philadelphia, the GW women will be able to draw from a resource that they did not have last time the two teams […]

JEC rethinks party charges

Joint Elections Committee officials said they abandoned their initial decision that a party held at Bob Simon’s fraternity house cleared campaign rules after speaking to GW officials Monday. After dismissing initial complaints about the Feb. 23 party at the Delta Tau Delta fraternity house, the committee will decide Friday whether the event broke campaign rules, […]

Unleashing the kid in us all

The normal restaurant routine of eating, drinking and paying the tab while sitting at a corner table drumming up conversation with a first date can get old. But have no fear, computer-aged generation, dining is beginning to take on a new spin. Arcades, virtual reality and even 16-foot televisions are appearing at several interactive restaurants […]

Ugo Oha takes center stage

Everything is big in Texas – big state, big hats, big basketball fans. With her 6-4 frame, big smile and big-time skills, freshman Ugo Oha is the next big thing in women’s college basketball, especially for the GW basketball team. Oha will look to dominate the paint this weekend at the Liacouras Center and lead […]

WEB UPDATE: Student Court overturns four Kapoor violations, upholds three

The Student Court reversed four violations previously imposed upon Roger Kapoor by the Joint Elections Committee allowing him to remain eligible to win the Student Association presidency. The hearing began Thursday evening and lasted into the early hours of Friday morning. The ruling does not allow votes to be counted until the JEC decides on […]

Fraser battles randy primate in Monkeybone

The character Monkeybone, the central figure in the new feature by the same title, was born of a small boy’s first public arousal. That alone should be enough to send audiences flocking to the theaters. In director Henry Selick’s new film Monkeybone (Twentieth Century Fox), the reluctant hero Stu Miley (Brendan Fraser) thinks his life […]

Houston, GW has a problem Men fall 78-73

It has been clear for a while now that GW’s only possible route to the NCAA Tournament will have to come via an Atlantic 10 Tournament title. Now that the Colonials (12-16, 6-9 A-10) are no longer in the running for fifth place and a needed first-round bye, the task becomes that much harder. It […]

Burying the Hatchet

I’ve recently discovered the hobby of putting my arm around a pretty girl’s shoulder. For anyone who hasn’t tried it, it is a quality pastime that I highly recommend. I’ve run into a snag though. Occasionally, when I go to put my arm around a pretty girl’s shoulder, her hair will get stuck under my […]

Upcoming Games

Thursday – no games scheduled Friday – no games scheduled Saturday – Women’s basketball vs. St. Bonaventure/Duquesne 4 p.m. Men’s basketball vs. Temple noon Baseball vs. Georgetown in Capitol Classic 6 p.m. Women’s water polo vs. Princeton (CWPA Weekend) 11:30 a.m. Women’s water polo vs. Bucknell (CWPA Weekend) 7 p.m. Sunday – Women’s basketball TBA […]

Superstar duo sparks romance in The Mexican

The Mexican (Dreamworks), starring two of Hollywood’s most attractive, highest-paid actors, seems like a dream come true, and for the most part it is. Sexy Brad Pitt (Fight Club) and striking Julia Roberts (Erin Brockovich) create perfect chemistry as their characters’ love-hate baby quarrels come to life onscreen. Under the direction of Gore Verbinski, The […]