December 3, 2001

Volume 98, Issue 33

Stories from the December 3, 2001 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Humor is Nir: News shows Apocalypse on its way

It all started with pinkeye. I mean, who gets pinkeye when they are 18 years old? I thought this ailment was of the preschool set of maladies, second cousin to head lice and cooties. But I was proven wrong the minute I awoke with one lopsided eye as pink as the Barbie thermos I toted […]

MBA program recognized for skills

For the third time in four years, GW’s MBA program for environmental management has been recognized for its leadership in training students. The World Resources Institute, an organization that seeks to balance the relationship between business success and social and environmental progress, will present a plaque to Susan Philips, dean of the School of Business […]

Sports: Huskies hold off Colonials

Rushed shots and costly turnovers crippled the young Colonial squad against the University of Connecticut in the first round of the BB&T Classic Sunday afternoon. Head coach Karl Hobbs watched his alma mater and former players score 27 points off turnovers and force a woeful 35 percent shooting on their way to Monday’s title game […]

Nation in Brief

Bush decries Israeli bombings President George W. Bush expressed outrage at the weekend’s deadly suicide bombings in Israel, the latest in a bloody struggle between Israel and the Palestinians. Bush said the suicide bombing attacks that left 25 dead and 200 wounded were “horrific acts of murder.” The president flew back early from Camp David […]

Rice surprises Colonial Women in finale

The Colonial women will probably drop out of the nation’s top-25 rankings after a 67-54 loss to host Rice University in the title game of the Gene Hackerman Invitational Saturday. On Friday GW bounced back from two tough recent top-10 losses by beating the University of Maine. But the women backtracked, dropping a critical game […]

Resident killed in blaze

A bedroom fire in an F Street townhouse left one local woman dead and one firefighter injured early Sunday morning. Vera Kunsak, 92, known as the “pigeon lady” to some students, was presumed dead on arrival at about 1:15 a.m., said Kevin Stuart, a D.C. firefighter who responded to the scene. The causes of the […]

Events promote AIDS awareness on campus

About 50 GW students took advantage of free HIV testing in the Marvin Center Saturday, as the rest of campus wrapped up a week of events to increase awareness about the disease. Campus groups commemorated AIDS Awareness Week, which included World AIDS Day Dec. 2, with 11 events including a date auction and panels with […]

Backstage with Jason Navarro of The Suicide Machines

Drunken banter fills the hall. The audience cheers as dinner arrives. The guys from Bigwig prep like this every night before the show. Pipes, concrete, and pure unrestrained madness backstage at D.C.’s own Black Cat. The end of the hall and then its into The Suicide Machines’ dressing room. No signs, no grand entrance, just […]