March 12, 2001

Volume 97, Issue 52

Stories from the March 12, 2001 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Poverty rules in King Hedley II

If you never thought you would hear Public Enemy during a play intermission or imagined Ice Cube could provide a performance’s musical backdrop, the Kennedy Center’s production of King Hedley II may be the refreshing theatrical experience you need. Set in Pittsburgh’s rough Hill district in 1985, the story centers on the trials and tribulations […]

Column: Temple was 2.9 ticks away from the NIT

Do yourself a favor and look at the South Region. There’s this No. 11 seed called Temple. It’s the same Temple team that was 2.9 seconds away from not being included in the South Region, or any region for that matter. You see, it’s clear now that the Owls needed to win the A-10 tourney, […]

CNN’s Bernard Shaw reflects on four decades of reporting

By Sarah Lechner U-WIRE Washington Bureau March 12, 2001 Less than one week after stepping away from CNN’s anchor desk, network frontman Bernard Shaw said he sacrificed too much time with his family for the four decades of news reporting. “But that was how the Shaw family made an income,” he said of his tenure […]

Lords of Acid hones obscenity

In the grab-bag that is today’s American techno scene, very few bands appeal to true techno fans and mainstream audiences, alike. Lords of Acid has managed to bridge this gap by expanding into new areas with an innovative mix of techno and a hard-rock sound. Lords of Acid’s latest album, Farstucker (Antler Subway Records) released […]

Baseball preys on Peacocks

After starting the season 1-6, the GW baseball team got back on track with four straight wins, including a weekend sweep of St. Peter’s College. Strong pitching and an overall offensive attack gave GW three overwhelming victories. The Colonials look to continue their winning ways with a doubleheader against Howard Tuesday. GW 11, St. Peter’s […]

Young upstart leads Lifehouse

Rock tends to be the domain of older musicians, so it is unusual for college kids to tour with prominent rock icons. The truth is that many young bands are out touring, and The Hatchet recently spoke with a young musician whose band is doing just that. Jason Wade, 20, is singer, songwriter and guitarist […]

Stars suffer movie massacre

Watching The Company Man (Paramount Classics) is like being in English and international affairs hell. Although film offers a star-studded cast, including Woody Allen, John Turturro, Alan Cumming and Sigourney Weaver, it largely fails to entertain. The Company Man follows events after the 1959 Cuban Revolution, led by the infamous Fidel Castro. The film takes […]

Tennis sweeps home matches

The GW women’s tennis team won both its home matches by 4-3 margins last weekend against Howard University and the University of West Virginia. Nazli Genscoy and Lindy First led the Colonials with wins in all their singles and doubles matches. GW’s No. 1 seed Tracy Wei lost both her singles matches and one doubles […]

DCD: Dysfunctional Diner

March 9, 2001 The Diner 2:30 p.m. I became a diner connoisseur my senior year of high school. There is not too much to do on Long Island after midnight , and that’s where diners fit in. Most diners are open until at least 3 a.m., and the good ones are open 24 hours. For […]

Column: GW’s strategies to rise in rankings

If there is one thing I try to do with this column, it is to raise awareness of the many and wonderful pork products and their uses. And if there is a second thing I try to do, it is to undermine the career of Tom Hanks. But the third thing I set out to […]