November 29, 2001

Volume 98, Issue 32

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

Experts detail new media

Expert media panelists said the war on terrorism has put American journalism in danger and changed the way the public gets its news Tuesday in the School of Media and Public Affairs auditorium. The aftermath of Sept. 11 has created a 24-hour news cycle that has received much criticism from the public for errors during […]

Elevator traps residents

Two City Hall elevators have malfunctioned recently, trapping students inside and dropping several floors with no warning. In the most recent incident, sophomores Heather Sala and Cara Violet were stuck inside for more than 35 minutes at the 11th floor at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 19, falling four stories before they were rescued. “As soon as […]

Colonials edge Boston in Thriller

Clutch free-throw shooting preserved a win for the Colonials Wednesday night as they squeaked by Boston University 79-76 at the Smith Center. Led by Chris Monroe and T.J. Thompson, GW overcame a five-point deficit at halftime and outplayed the Terriers for most of the second half. The Colonials shot 50 percent in the game and […]

SA debates adding freshman senator

Two Student Association senators and the SA vice president formed a new student group to push support for a third freshman senator after a Senate vote for a student referendum on the issue failed. The students, SA Vice President Josh Singer, sophomore Sen. Eric Daleo (U-CSAS) and sophomore Sen. Dan Moss (U-SBPM) said the freshman […]

Rosey knows sports: McGwire, Going, Going, Gone

It was the summer of 1988 and I was a rookie little leaguer. Just as every little leaguer does, I looked to idolize a player who embodied qualities I hoped to develop. I looked for a proficient hitter; somebody young and big. As every other seven-year-old does, I switched my loyalties from team to team […]

Lady Vols overwhelm GW

At least Michelle Snow didn’t dunk. That was one thing GW head coach Joe McKeown was happy about after second-ranked University of Tennessee Lady Vols defeated his Colonial women by 31 points Tuesday night in GW’s largest home loss in 23 years. The other positive note for McKeown was the turnout. More than 5,000 screaming […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Women’s Swimming takes third

The GW womens swim team took third place at the Patriot Invitational Nov. 19 in Fairfax, Va. behind strong performances by sophomores Ruth Dubyel and Kristen Fagley. The men placed sixth out of seven teams. George Mason took first in the womens final team results with UNC-Wilmington in second. Rounding out the top three for […]

GW edges Boston in thriller

Clutch free-throw shooting preserved a win for the Colonials Wednesday night as they squeaked by Boston University 79-76 at the Smith Center. Led by Chris Monroe and T.J. Thompson, GW overcame a five-point deficit at halftime and outplayed the Terriers for most of the second half. The Colonials shot 50 percent in the game and […]

Arts: Saves the Day singer drops sensitive pretense

Despite his lyrics on fallen friendships, broken hearts, pain and suffering, Chris Conley, singer and songwriter for the New Jersey-based punk act Saves the Day, believes he is “probably the luckiest kid you’ll ever meet.” Given the rising popularity of his band, its ever-expanding fan base and a successful new album, his statement bears some […]

Hobbs moves from one former team to the next

Now that GW rookie head coach Karl Hobbs has defeated one of his former teams, he prepares for another: the University of Connecticut. The match-up, coming in the first-round game of this weekend’s BB&T Classic at the MCI Center, has been circled in red since the 2001-02 schedule was published. “You never want to go […]