November 19, 2001

Volume 98, Issue 31

Stories from the November 19, 2001 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Tennessee bound for Smith Center

Last year’s pick to win the women’s NCAA Tournament is coming to town. On Nov. 27, the Colonial women hostthe Tennessee Lady Vols, the No. 2 team in the country. GW, ranked No. 20 by the Associated Press, has never hosted a team ranked that high under head coach Joe McKeown. Despite a number of […]

GW volleyball members earn Atlantic 10 honors

Two members of the GW volleyball team earned conference honors last weekend in voting conducted among the conferences head coaches. Sophomore Ruth Lazzari was named to the All-Conference team and freshman Britta Stroman was named to the All-Rookie team. Lazzari, the outside hitter from Seal Beach, Calif., led the Colonials with a .189 hitting percentage, […]

Club soccer results

The GW men’s club soccer team improved its overall record to 11-2-1 following three wins and a loss this weekend at the Mount Vernon field. The team is 7-2-1 in the Washington International Soccer League. Below are scores from this weekend: GW lost just one game, a 2-0 defeat by the United States Naval Academy. […]

Colonials lose title game, win respect

The Colonials didn’t win the NABC Classic, but they came closer than anybody thought. Heading into Kentucky’s Rupp Arena with just eight scholarship players and a banged-up Chris Monroe, the Colonials erased a 19-point deficit and handed Marshall University a stunning 69-64 defeat Thursday evening to advance to the finals. After getting blown out 73-49 […]

Buy one, get one half off

Some GW parents just can’t seem to pass up a good deal. About 150 families are taking advantage of a program to send a child to GW for half price. Emphasizing the importance of family, GW gives the tuition break to any sibling of an undergraduate student who gets in. “If I am a student, […]

Religion Week brings faiths together

Students crowded religious events last weekend to mark the end of what organizers called the best Religion Week in recent years. The week of events was dedicated to “make religion seem cool.” Events included Christian, Hindu, Islamic and Jewish experts speaking about holy wars, a “Discover Sikhism” dinner, an interfaith celebration in the Marvin Center […]

Sports: Colonials win respect, lose NABC

The Colonials didn’t win the NABC Classic, but they came closer than anybody thought. Heading into Kentucky’s Rupp Arena with just eight scholarship players and a banged-up Chris Monroe, the Colonials erased a 19-point deficit and handed Marshall University a stunning 69-64 defeat Thursday evening to advance to the finals. After getting blown out 73-49 […]

Former radio man speaks to students

Frank Mankiewicz, a former press secretary for Robert F. Kennedy and past president of National Public Radio, told about 100 aspiring student journalists not to major in journalism in a lecture Thursday night. He encouraged students to “take a real major” like economics or psychology to gain a background in a subject to help with […]

Sigma Phi Epsilon bids on house

Sigma Phi Epsilon placed a bid on a brownstone house a few blocks from campus Wednesday. Members said the fraternity bid more than the $799,000 asking price for the 1016 22nd St. house. This is the fourth time Sigma Phi Epsilon has tried to purchase a house. If the bid wins, more than 10 fraternity […]

Students stress over exams

Drowning in a sea of poor midterm grades and swamped with reading to finish before finals, some students may give up hope for their GPAs. But University counselors say it is not too late to “save your semester” through hard work and determination. While some students diligently make flash cards before every test, others find […]