April 23, 2001

Volume 97, Issue 61

Stories from the April 23, 2001 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Amores Perros tells stories of life violently altered

The body of a dog lies bleeding in its master1s helpless hands – amores perros, “life is a bitch.” Director Alejandro Gonzalez I?arritu1s debut film, Amores Perros (Lions Gate Films) portrays the stark realities of love and life among the slums and skyscrapers of Mexico City. Amores Perros tells three stories that converge on one […]

Golf disappoints at A-10s

Thomas Blankvoort finished 11th overall and the GW men’s golf team tied Dayton for fourth place at the Atlantic 10 Championships last weekend at Penn National Golf Club in Fayetteville, Pa. Xavier won the tournament finishing 23-under par in the 54-hole tournament. Xavier’s Tim Donovan finished the three-round tournament at 19 under par. Last year’s […]

Dislocated Styles plays by the numbers

After five years and an independently released EP and LP, crossover outfit Dislocated Styles recently got its big break – a record contract with the infamous Roadrunner Records, home of such metal heroes as Fear Factory and Sepultura. Starting its music career in Phoenix, Ariz., was not an easy task for the septet, but the […]

Upcoming Games

Monday_ no games scheduled Tuesday_ baseball v. George Mason 3:00 p.m. Wednesday_ baseball at UMBC 3:00 p.m. Thursday_ no games scheduled

Toting the odd and the unusual

Forget the Boy Scouts, the women of GW leave home prepared for anything. The Hatchet’s purse investigation reveals no two women carry the same essentials. Female students on campus today are more likely to leave out the usual purse staples such as a wallet, keys and makeup, to make room for some out-of-the-ordinary substitutes. Women […]

The Roots attracts record PB crowd

Light rain gave way to sunshine in time for The Roots to take the stage during Saturday’s third-annual Spring Fling, where about 5,000 people enjoyed free food, games and other musical acts on the Quad. The Program Board lined up opening acts RAI Nation, GW band Waterstreet and GW performer Adam Richman for Saturday’s event. […]

Duking it out with professors for higher grades

Everyone remembers the elementary school days – getting back a test and taking a quick glance just to make sure that there was a shiny sticker next to the grade. Although the days of stickers may be long gone, the days of staring at grades remain. Sometime between elementary school and college, students’ feelings about […]

McKeown eyes open spot

Among the names swirling around the vacant head coaching position for the GW men’s basketball team is Joe McKeown, head coach of the women’s basketball team. McKeown said Saturday that, while it is unlikely, he would consider coaching the men’s team after Tom Penders resigned the day before. “I respect Tom (Penders) and, given his […]

Old 97’s carries torch of classic country

People often wince at the mention of the music genre “alternative country.” That is, if they have even heard of it. It is clear that perceptions of this music revolve around overly dramatic lyrics, leggy blondes with names like Faith, and grown men wearing too-tight jeans. While alternative also brings to mind several negative connotations, […]

SPOTLIGHT: GW spirit booms since GW’s inception

At the sound of its first note from GW’s Pep Band students jump to their feet at basketball games. They belt out the lyrics and pump their fists. The singing echoes through the Smith Center. Big and Little George make their way to the bleachers and dance with fans donned in buff and blue. After […]