October 29, 2001

Volume 98, Issue 24

Stories from the October 29, 2001 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Acting transcends poor plot

Infusing the audience with an overwhelming feeling of anxiety and depression, Charter Theatre’s presentation of Christopher Wall play “Couldn’t Say” thrusts the audience into the middle of an oppressive portrait that examines the role of time and loss in a failing marriage. The play opens with a frosty blue light reflecting off a tangle of […]

Malaysian Kopitiam mixes Asian dishes

When eating at Malaysia Kopitiam, you’re never really sure what type of food you’ll get. An appetizer may make you wonder if you stumbled into an unknown Indian restaurant. Your main course may make you question whether you’re in Chinatown, and your fellow diner’s entree would have you believe that you were in a Thai […]

Losses damage tourney chances

A pair of losses on the road this weekend severely damaged the GW men’s soccer team’s postseason chances. Massachusetts defeated GW 2-1 Sunday afternoon and Rhode Island defeated GW 3-1 Friday afternoon. The Colonials (7-7-0, 4-5-0 A-10) are tied for fifth place in the Atlantic 10 with Duquesne and Xavier. All three teams trail Richmond, […]

Men grab fifth place at A-10s

Sophomore David Azari ran his way to an 18th place finish at this weekend’s Atlantic 10 Championships, helping the GW men’s cross country team move up three places in the A-10 standings. The women, led by freshman Mary Beth McCullough, were unable to improve on last year’s run and placed 10th. La Salle men’s team […]

Bargain hunting in the District

Dinner at the Four Seasons in Georgetown dressed in a designer Versace outfit followed by front-row seats for Broadway show at the National Theater might be a typical Saturday night for D.C.’s wealthier residents. But college students without a budget the size of the capital can still afford to have a good time in the […]

Swimming and Diving splits

The GW women’s swimming and diving team won two swimming events and both diving events to give the Colonials a 133-110 victory over the James Madison University Dukes at the Smith Center Saturday. The men fell to the Dukes 123-93. Both teams were defeated in the season-opener against Notre Dame Friday evening as the Fighting […]

Sports: UMass upset in shutout

The GW women’s soccer team recovered from a sudden-death loss Friday against Rhode Island to notch a shocking win against one of the nation’s top teams Sunday at Mount Vernon field. The win keeps GW’s slim post-season chances alive, as the women battle for the fourth playoff spot in its last two game next week. […]

Staff Editorial: Confronting Terrorists

information that would prevent a terrorist attack? Some countries readily answer “yes” to this question. The United States is a nation of laws, as lawmakers are fond of reminding us. And those laws are adequate to face terrorist threats. The newly signed U.S.A. Patriot Act, anti-terrorism legislation that grants law enforcement agencies broad surveillance powers […]

Week Two: Colonial Women set their own pace

From all indications, the GW women’s basketball team, which replaced its four graduated seniors with a highly touted freshman class, is advancing faster than last year’s team did at this point. And the freshmen are having no problem with the pace of practice. Junior Erica Lawrence said the team is adding more plays and strategies, […]

Letter: Roach residence

I am a resident of JBKO Hall and recently had my first experience with roaches and GW’s pest control services. While I was traumatized at having a roach take up residence under my bag of cotton balls, what was even more disturbing was GW’s response. After enlisting the help of a friend in killing the […]