November 15, 2001

Volume 98, Issue 30

Stories from the November 15, 2001 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Succumb to the power of Harry Potter

Forget college: run off to wizard school! A great book makes a great movie, right? Well, not usually. For this reason many Harry Potter fans may feel a bit uneasy about the film’s release. Suck it up kids, this film is going to hit in a big way and for good reason. Denial can go […]

City Hall lacks basic facilities

City Hall residents say they are dissatisfied by poor service in a building they say is still not properly prepped for student use. While their three-month wait for ethernet connections ended this week, they still await adequate laundry facilities. The building’s 540 residents share four washers and four dryers, which is equivalent to 136 people […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Sports: GW looks to rebounds for big win

If the Colonials are going to be successful against a bigger, slower Marshall University team, Karl Hobbs said his team must grab six more rebounds and tire the Thundering Herd by using their speed to out run them. Heading into this weekend with just eight scholarship players, Hobbs now faces another setback. Junior Chris Monroe […]

Student Stress Elevates

With current events heightening college life pressures, students are worrying about more than just their schoolwork. But Assistant Director for Educational Services in the University Counseling Center Bob Wilson said students should do their best to concentrate on their immediate concerns as students. “Students must accept that since their job is to be a student, […]

New coaches expect big things

The Colonials not only have the most inexperienced players in the Atlantic 10 but the most inexperienced coaching staff, too. Among the three new assistants, just one, Darrell Brooks, has any experience as a head coach. Steve Pikiell, Kevin Broadus and Brooks said it was Hobbs’s enthusiasm and talent that draw them to GW despite […]

Death Cab takes wild ride

The name Death Cab for Cutie might get you prepped for a shot of death-metal decadence, but don’t be misled. Despite its obscure-sounding name and dark lyrics, the Seattle-based group Death Cab for Cutie is one of the quickly rising stars in the indie-rock scene. The members of Death Cab paused to speak with The […]

Colonials can’t catch Owls

The Colonials kept pace with Temple in game three to avoid a sweep on Senior Night at the Smith Center Tuesday. The Colonials made the Owls earn a 3-1 match victory by mounting a late comeback in front of about 200 fans. GW ends its season in seventh place, while Temple advances to the Atlantic […]

Guest artists, technology enliven Fall Dance Concert

The Department of Theatre and Dance Fall Dance Concert far surpasses any expectations one might have of a typical modern dance revue. This year, the department is working with guest choreographer Nicholas Leichter and has received a grant from the D.C. Commission of the Arts and Humanities to invest in new technology. Unlike the more […]

GW looks to out-rebound Marshall

If the Colonials are going to be successful against a bigger, slower Marshall University team, Karl Hobbs said they must grab six more rebounds and use their speed to tire the Thundering Herd at the NABC Classic at Rupp Arena. Heading into this weekend with just eight scholarship players, Hobbs now faces another possible setback: […]

Staff Editorial: Who’s who?

Identification fraud is a fast growing, lucrative crime that costs billions of dollars annually and aids criminals in more than just stealing money. All 19 of the Sept. 11 hijackers assumed multiple identities and used fraudulently obtained identification. The current patchwork system for establishing someone’s identity is made up of measures never intended to serve […]