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.

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 […]

Rotten metaphor brings pain to dark comedy

Frank Sangster may be the perfect dentist. He’s charming, friendly and is more than a little liberal with the nitrous oxide. With his firmly established practice and oncoming wedding, it seems that everything in his life is perfect, and yet somehow his life’s gleaming exterior conceals a dark, rotten core. With a predictable plot and […]

E-mail invasion

E-mail users at GW and worldwide are often confronted by a common occurrence – being spammed. It’s not a barrage of the notorious sandwich meat but those notorious junk messages that clog in-boxes. Nightclub specials, pornographic links, credit card offers and questionable legal advice are all typical kinds of spam. GW Information Systems and Services […]

Op-Ed: Fix registration system

Have you ever stood in line for a flight and had to wait for eternity while everyone boards the plane ahead of you because they have some sort of priority status? Once you do get on the plane, there is no room in any of the overhead bins. I would think this annoying practice would […]

Bar Belle: TGI Friday’s

Where: you all know where it is Getting in: walk in Prices: mediocre Food: obvious Dancing: not quite Pluses: Dad paid The Bar Belle got perhaps the most dreaded e-mail last week. “I’ll be in D.C. this Friday,” it said. “Am looking forward to seeing you. We’ll do the town.” The dreaded dad weekend. What […]