October 2, 2001

Volume 98, Issue 16

Stories from the October 2, 2001 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Jam-band elites mesh innovative musical styles

Oysterhead The Grand Pecking Order In stores now Jam music fans must have asked each other what would happen if Phish, heirs to Grateful Dead’s jam throne, and punk-funk pioneers Primus got together and produced a record. Oysterhead’s The Grand Pecking Order arrives as the slightly unsatisfying answer to such queries. The Grand Pecking Order […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: CNN wraps up GW ‘Crossfire’ broadcasts

CNN’s “Crossfire” finished its stay at GW last week, filming five shows in the Jack Morton Auditorium in the Media and Public Affairs building for a second-straight week. Guests included senators, activists and authors who discussed issues surrounding the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. Students and “Crossfire” hosts Bill Press and Tucker Carlson discussed the United […]

Volleyball remains undefeated

After dropping its first game, the GW volleyball team rallied to pick up the next three and take the match Friday night against Fordham at Rose Hill Stadium in New York. With the win, the Colonials (4-6) improve their Atlantic 10 record to 3-0 and claim first place in the A-10 conference. GW remains the […]

Sports: Richmond stops two penalty shots for win

Richmond goalkeeper Shawn Alexander made saves on two of three penalty shots en route to the Spiders 2-1 victory over the GW men’s soccer team at the Mount Vernon field Saturday. The loss evened the Colonials overall record to 3-3 and 0-1 in the team’s first Atlantic 10 Conference game. Alexander made a crucial save […]

Water Polo suffers winless weekend

The GW water polo team lost all four matches against some of the toughest northern division teams at the North/South Invitational at Princeton University last weekend. Three of the four teams that GW faced are nationally ranked, including No. 13 Massachusetts, No. 15 Queens College and No 17 Harvard University. Any confidence the Colonials may […]

Men place fourth at GW Invitational

Junior David Talbird finished ninth overall as he led the GW men’s cross country team to a fourth-place finish out of 16 teams this weekend at the GW Invitational. The women’s team, led by freshman Mary Beth McCullough, placed 10th out of 19 teams. Talbird ran the race 26:04, just 47 seconds off the lead […]

Golf tournament Canceled

The second-annual Rehoboth Beach Invitational, originally scheduled for 8:00 a.m. Monday at Kings Creek Country Club in Rehoboth Beach Del., was canceled because of heavy rain. It is unlikely the GW-hosted tournament will be rescheduled, according to Sports Information

Nation in brief

National Airport to reopen A decision to reopen National Airport could be reached by the middle of this week, Secretary of Transportation Norman Mineta said Friday. “It will definitely reopen,” Mineta told ABC’s “Good Morning America.” “Every day we work with the Secret Service and the National Security Council, coming up with alternative plans to […]

“Far East” looks at Navy romance

A.R. Gurney’s “Far East” plays out like a first date. Showing up at first uncomfortable in its skin, the play eases into the moment and picks up speed as it comes closer to the end of the night and its inevitable kiss. “Far East,” playing at the Studio Theatre, profiles the tense relationship between greenhorn […]

Around Campus

Latinos For Progress sponsors heritage events Latinos for Progress is sponsoring events for Hispanic Heritage Month, which began Sept. 15 and ends Oct. 15. “Latinos are a wide-spectrum of races and religions and are in 22 countries,” said graduate student Sandra Gutierrez, member of the Multicultural Student Services Center and LFP. The month will include […]