April 12, 2001

Volume 97, Issue 58

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

GW hosts top crews at Invitational Classic

The GW men’s varsity crew team is 11-0 and has head coach Gene Kininmonth predicting a great season after an overwhelmingly successful weekend of racing April 7-8. “When this crew is in form they are absolutely on fire,” Kininmonth said. “It is still early but I think this crew could be one of the special […]

Chinese activist Wu visits George Washington U.

By Alex Kingsbury U-WIRE Washington Bureau April 12, 2001 Chinese dissident and human rights activist Harry Wu spoke at Monroe Hall at George Washington University on Wednesday night to discuss strained relations between United States and China following China’s release of 24 U.S. servicemen whose plane collided with a Chinese fighter plane over the South […]

GW drops races to top crews

The GW women’s crew team started its season losing its first two races to nationally ranked opponents. GW competed in Boston University’s Playfair Cup Saturday against the host No. 11 Terriers, No. 15 University of Iowa and the United States Naval Academy. The varsity crews lost both of their races on the Charles River, while […]

Until the End of Time carries on the Shakur legacy

More than four years after his death, Tupac Shakur’s legacy continues to reach the hearts of fans with the release of Until the End of Time (Death Row Records). The collection knocked Shaggy’s publicly acclaimed Hotshot to the number-two Billboard slot after the album enjoyed two weeks at the top of the charts. Until the […]

Atlantic 10 coaching carousel continues

The schools are Massachusetts, Duquesne, La Salle and St. Bonaventure. Their names are Steve Lappas, Danny Nee, Billy Hahn and as of Tuesday morning, Jan van Breda Kolff. Van Breda Kolff officially took over as the new head coach at St. Bonaventure, replacing Jim Baron, and continuing the fast-moving Atlantic 10 coaching carousel that has […]

Burying the Hatchet

I’ve been kind of involved with this guy for a few months, nothing serious at all. We went out a few times and I asked him straight up what the deal was between us. (I’ve taken to striving for effective communication with members of the opposite sex, I’m sick of not knowing where I stand […]

Family tragedy turns into ensemble comedy

It is rare to find a movie that is both emotionally draining and riddled with sharp and intelligent humor. But such a feat is possible by pulling together a superb group of actors to tackle a clever script. Such is the case with Kingdom Come. In Kingdom Come director Doug McHenry (House Party 2) uses […]

Men’s Rugby wins Gorge Cup

The GW men’s rugby club shut out Frostburg State University 17-0 in to win the Gorge Cup last weekend in Laurel, Md. The Colonials advanced to the championship round after defeating Johns Hopkins University, 21-5, and St. Mary’s College 20-0. Captain Tom Hanson was named the tournament MVP.

Staff Editorial: Work out hours

The Health and Wellness Center is nearing completion despite delays that will cause it to open in mid-June, according to athletic department officials. When the building does begin operations, though, many students and others in the Foggy Bottom community may be surprised to learn of the implications of two zoning restrictions placed on the facility […]

Iranian film unveils the lives of three average women

The first image in director Marziyeh Meshkini’s The Day I Became a Woman is a makeshift raft’s empty mast – two sticks tied together without a sail filmed against a cloudless blue sky. But the film soon weaves its own sail with a touching plot and beautiful scenery. Meshkini’s episodic tale of three Iranian women […]