March 8, 2001

Volume 97, Issue 50

Stories from the March 8, 2001 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Water polo wins with strong offense

The GW women’s water polo team overcame a slow first quarter to defeat the University of Maryland 13-4 behind an explosive second quarter Wednesday night at the Smith Center. The Colonials scored six goals in the second quarter, putting the game out of reach for the Terrapins. GW was led by a balanced offense throughout […]

Bar Belle

Tropical lounge Where: Adams Morgan Drinks: Beer $3, mixed drinks $4-6 Cover: one drink minimum Dancing: Latin rhythm I decided to go to Adams Morgan on Friday night. Yes, it’s far away, and a cab ride does dig deep into the pocket, but a girl only lives once. After a $12 cab ride, we ascended […]

Upcoming Games

Thursday – no games scheduled Friday – Men’s basketball TBA Baseball vs. James Madison 2:30 p.m. Men’s tennis at Fordham 2 p.m. Women’s tennis vs. Howard 2 p.m. Saturday – Men’s baseball vs. St. Peter’s noon (DH) Men’s tennis at Massachusetts 2 p.m. Women’s tennis vs. West Virginia 4 p.m. Gymnastics vs. North Carolina and […]

Column: Three-Point Musketeers have their day. Big deal.

PHILADELPHIA – It took only two minutes to recognize that it was a three-point Musketeers night at the Liacouras Center in Philadelphia Monday. It also took about two minutes to recognize that GW’s chances of beating No. 11 Xavier were slim to none. It’s kind of funny how this all worked out. GW knocks off […]

Forum: Selection product of student efforts

Housing selection is upon us and no doubt there will be some nail-biting and anxious residents on Sunday, the first day of housing selection. When juniors and seniors hear the words “housing selection,” some may recall the process in 1999, which lasted over 12 hours on one day. Housing selection 2000 was split into two […]

UMBC batters GW baseball

The GW baseball team was unable to snap a four-game losing streak Wednesday, dropping its home-opener 13-4 to the University of Maryland-Baltimore County at Barcroft Park. The struggling Colonials (1-6) had their ace, Greg Conden, on the mound. But Conden could not pitch his way out of an early hole his defense gave him. UMBC […]

Letter to the Editor: Bicycle blues

One hundred new spaces in the parking garage addition, 55 in the new School of Media and Public Affairs building; 125 more valet spots at the Marvin Center; 200 at the Elliott School of International Affairs building under construction. Our University certainly craves more parking spaces and is willing to fund and profit from them. […]

Gymnastics falls at Towson

The recent Jessica Mantak show, which earned the GW sophomore this week’s Atlantic 10 Performer of the Week, was not enough to lead the GW gymnastics team over host Towson University Wednesday night. Towson defeated GW for the first time in three meetings this season, 194.775-194.175. Mantak, who won the award for the first time […]

Full Media and Public Affairs Opening Schedule

Wednesday, March 7 Tours of the new building MPA building, 5 p.m. Ribbon-cutting ceremony MPA building, 6:15 p.m. The Kalb Report with Bernard Shaw National Press Club, 14th and F streets, 8 p.m. Thursday, March 8 Continental Breakfast MPA lobby, 8:30 a.m. Speaker: Bob Schieffer, CBS News chief Washington correspondent MPA auditorium, 9 a.m. Speaker: […]

Staff Editorial: MPA opens in style

The School of Media and Public Affairs is in the midst of hosting the grand opening of its new building this week. The festivities, which include panel discussions with SMPA faculty and nationally renowned media figures, began Wednesday and continue until Thursday evening. SMPA faculty, administrators and officials in the Office of University Special Events […]