April 12, 2001

Volume 97, Issue 58

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

Brief: GW hosts Exteme College Games

College entertainment network Zilo will kick off its spring tour of the Extreme College Games at GW April 18, with events including a wall climb, “dyno-lunge,” Frisbee toss and razor-scooter racing on the Quad. The dyno-lunge consists of a bungee cord attached to the mountain-climbing wall, allowing the competitor to jump handholds, losing contact with […]

Three homers power Colonials over Hoyas

The GW men’s baseball team rocked cross-town rival Georgetown for a 12-2 victory Tuesday afternoon at Barcroft Park. Junior Mike Bassett blasted two homeruns, and junior Chris Worth pitched six innings allowing one run on three hits. Sophomore Jake Wald and Dan Rouhier each hit a homerun in the Colonials eight-run sixth inning. With his […]

Golf places ninth at Invite

The Colonials’ Thomas Blankvoort finished with an even par-144 April 7 en route to a first-place finish at the two-day GW Invitational. The Invite, which took place at Swan Point Yacht and Country Club in Issue, Md., saw Blankvoort post back-to-back even par scores (72-72) beating Adrien Mork of McNeese State University by seven strokes. […]

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 […]