January 22, 2002

Volume 98, Issue 38

Stories from the January 22, 2002 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Around Campus

ANC to vote on HWC time restrictions Advisory Neighborhood Commissioner Jeff Marootian, a GW graduate student, hopes to introduce legislation Wednesday that would eliminate the biggest obstacle to allowing GW to keep the fitness center open later and allow more people to use the facility. The legislation, on Wednesday’s temporary agenda, would reverse the group’s […]

Avantgarde solo artists miss mark

John Scofield comes highly recommended. His back catalog includes work with Charles Mingus, Herbie Hancock and Miles Davis. Uberjam (Verve), his most recent effort, is an eclectic mix of world-jazz tunes brought to the fore by an energetic backing band. Scofield is a talented man indeed, but he may have misplaced his ability on this […]

Veteran piano men team up to take D.C.

True musicians are marked by their resilience. The ability to endure the ever-changing trends of time is what distinguishes career artists from ones who simply fade away. On Friday night at the MCI Center, Billy Joel and Elton John collaborated in a performance of grand proportions, demonstrating the true meaning of talent. If Friday was […]

Features: Burying the Hatchet

I’m considering moving to be closer to my boyfriend of six months. I’ve always thought it was a bad idea to make major life decisions based on someone you’re dating, but I have other reasons for moving. Somehow I know that this time it’s right, and I’ve never felt this way about anyone before. Is […]

Colonial women remain only undefeated team in A-10 conference

A serious injury to GW forward Elena Vishniakova overshadowed a strong performance by the women’s team this weekend that leaves GW as the only remaining undefeated Atlantic-10 team. Vishniakova, the A-10 Player of the Week, sustained what looks to be a tear to her right her Anterior Cruciate Ligament against St. Joseph’s. The Colonial women […]

Major Decisions

Leafing through 300 pages of the extensive University Bulletin, sophomore Ajaire Odu finally found something that sounded interesting to make her major. But for Odu, finding the right major involved many players beside herself. She asked a friend to help look through the bulletin to find something that sounded like it would interest her. The […]

Freshmen revive Sigma Alpha Mu fraternity

A group of 25 GW freshmen are planning to bring the Sigma Alpha Mu fraternity back to the University this spring regardless of whether they receive University and Interfraternity Council recognition. The historically Jewish fraternity has had two previous stays at GW and left for the last time due to a lack of interest, Sigma […]

Sports: Colonials feel wrath of A-10 muscle

A win against either Xavier or St. Joseph’s this weekend would have gone far to legitimize the Colonials’ unexpected early run at Atlantic 10 dominance. Instead, two losses, including an 18-point bruising from the Hawks in Philadelphia, have made evident what is clear on paper: GW is undersized, inadequate and unable to find consistent scoring […]

Willing but not able, young Colonials no match for Xavier, St. Joe’s

The Colonials have been able to beat teams by outworking them this season – look no further than when GW erased an 18-point halftime deficit and stunned Marshall University with a tough defensive stand and a nothing-fancy offense in the season opener. But after two losses this weekend to Xavier and St. Joseph’s, it seems […]

Gymnasts exercise late comeback

The GW gymnastics team, led by senior Devin McCalla, opened the 2002 season with a thrilling come-from-behind victory to win the GW Invitational. The Colonials were in third place heading into the final rotation when they posted their highest score of the meet on the floor exercise to win the six-team competition. McCalla (9.875), Lindsay […]