March 12, 2001

Volume 97, Issue 52

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

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 […]

Upcoming Games

Monday – Golf at New Orleans Collegiate Classic All Day Tuesday – Baseball vs. Howard (DH) 1:30 p.m. Golf at New Orleans Collegiate Classic All Day Wednesday – Baseball at George Mason 2:30 p.m.

Colonials free-thrown for A-10 semi-final loss

PHILADELPHIA – When Temple defeated Massachusetts for the Atlantic 10 Championship Saturday night, every GW basketball fan had to wonder what if. What if the Colonials defeated Temple in the semifinal round. What if the Colonials got another shot at the fourth-seeded Minutemen. The GW men’s basketball team came that close to a championship game […]

Staff Editorial: Kapoor’s challenge

Student Association elections appear to be over, but after the latest round of challenges and contempt orders, anything seems possible. Thursday night the SA Student Court issued a summary judgement order that could do long-term harm to the SA by effectively declaring Roger Kapoor the new SA president while re-writing Joint Elections Committee campaign rules […]

All-around performance lifts GW

The GW gymnastics team celebrated Senior Night with a victories over the University of North Carolina and Yale University Saturday at the Smith Center. The wins snapped a two-meet losing streak for the Colonials. GW won the team competition with a score of 195.575, followed by North Carolina (192.925) and Yale (190.800). “We pulled it […]

Holi show illuminates Lisner

The Indian Student Association sponsored a spectacle of music and dancing Saturday night in honor of Holi, the Indian festival of color and spring celebrated after a full moon every March. The three-hour event included 12 separate dance performances in a packed Lisner Auditorium. ISA members said they offered free admission to the event, a […]

Staff Editorial: R-E-S-P-E-C-T

At a University known more for its political hijinks than for feats of athletic skill in recent years, the continual success of the women’s basketball program is a bright spot in an athletic department that rarely grabs headlines these days. Unfortunately, students do not appear to support the team; attendance at women’s games remains abysmally […]