November 5, 2001

Volume 98, Issue 27

Stories from the November 5, 2001 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Letter to the Editor: Harassment hoax?

After spending all of last year in Paris, I sincerely doubt Americans in France are being “beat up and harassed” (“GW issues safety cautions to students abroad,” Nov. 1, p. 1). I have never met a French person whose anti-Americanism ran any deeper than a sort of intellectual and cultural smugness. On the other hand, […]

Cigar Circles

This summer junior Bryan Gless and his friends were on the roof of a GW residence hall. Their lawn chairs formed a semi-circle. There, smoking cigars late at night, they thought of the idea for the club they formed this fall – the Cigar Smoking Hibachi Grillers. “We were talking about how trivial some things […]

Letter to the Editor: Saddam’s bug?

I have virtually no doubt that Saddam Hussein supplied the anthrax sent through the U.S. mail with tremendous success to throw as much of possible as life in Washington into chaos. The single greatest error of military strategy of the 20th century in terms of consequences – American isolationism and refusal to help Europe in […]

‘Chorus Line’ gives singular sensation

In most musicals the chorus performers blend together to become a wallpaper of sorts behind the stars. In GW’s “A Chorus Line” the opposite occurs. The chorus members are the leads. Each member of the talented cast is strong and complex, adding a fresh dimension to the show. “A Chorus Line” provides a glimpse into […]

Sports: In win, men show variety of scoring weapons

Jaason Smith and freshman T.J. Thompson combined for 39 points to help Karl Hobbs win his first exhibition game, a 99-84 victory over the University All-Stars Saturday at the Smith Center. The Colonials scrambled to score six points in the final minutes after sloppy second-half defense allowed the All-Stars to cut a 17-point deficit to […]

Staff Editorial: Taking out the trash

For the first time, the Foggy Bottom Cleanup was held in the fall with plans to repeat the event during the spring. About 150 students participated Saturday, picking up an estimated 75 bags of trash from Foggy Bottom sidewalks and streets. With such high attendance and having performed an important community service, the event was […]

In loss, poor shooting, turnovers lead to Colonials demise at home

The Colonial women could not overcome sloppy offense or their high turnover percentage in a 74-63 exhibition loss to Moscow’s Dynamo, a talented Russian team whose members have Olympic experience. Rusty shooting hindered GW’s chances at cutting a deficit that ran as high as 15 points in the second half. The Colonials went 0-for-13 from […]

Staff Editorial: Fight Gelman fee

How else can GW squeeze a few more dollars from students’ pockets? No doubt many students think administrators spend long hours pondering this very question. Frankly, we are beginning to think the same thing. Gelman Library has indicated that it is moving forward with plans to institute a fee for printing on library-owned computers, and […]

The MJ Effect: Fill ’em up?

In 930 NBA games, Michael Jordan averaged more than 30 points a game, shooting 50 percent from the floor, 80 percent at the free throw line and 33 percent beyond the arc. He won five MVP awards and six World Championships. Michael Jordan has done it all. But can he fill seats at the MCI […]

Letter to the Editor: Broke no longer

Sometimes there are sentiments of discontent when issues are misconstrued between two different organizations. I am a GW women’s rugby team player and an Elliott School Senator in the SA. As a member of both these groups, I feel I should clarify any misconceptions concerning the editorials flying around the women’s rugby team and the […]