January 24, 2002

Volume 98, Issue 39

Stories from the January 24, 2002 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Aussie film carries deep underlying themes

It is summer in Australia and, like the weather, the Australian film industry is hot. Over the past few years, movies filmed in Australia such as The Matrix, Mission: Impossible 2, Moulin Rouge and the upcoming Star Wars: Episode II have been box-office successes in the United States. While those movies were made in blockbuster […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Joens leads GW without Vishniakova

Cathy Joens single-handedly outscored the Duquesne Dukes in the first half en route to a GW 74-59 victory Thursday night. The win extends the Colonials win streak to seven games, as they remain the only undefeated team in the Atlantic 10. GW is now playing without Elena Vishniakova, who awaits results about an ACL injury. […]

‘On the Jump’ falls flat on the ground

Mistaken identities and star-crossed lovers have served as fallow fields for playwrights since Shakespearean times, and yet few plays have mishandled these timeless elements of romantic comedy as the tragically bad “On the Jump,” which is currently jerking itself around Arena Stage like a badly sewn-together Frankenstein. Little Colleen Ferguson (Andrea Anders) has had bad […]

Hobbs’s recruits grow up

Being outsized by opponents is something the Colonials will not have to worry about next season. Four high school recruits, including the highly-touted forward Omar Williams, are at least 6-foot-6 and comprise the 22nd strongest class in the country, according to RivalsHoops.com. Head coach Karl Hobbs, making good on his reputation as a great recruiter, […]

Colonials hit the skids at UMass

GW’s losing streak reached three games Thursday night as Massachusetts handed the visiting Colonials a 73-60 loss at the Mullins Center. The shooting woes continued for the Colonials (10-8, 3-4), who were led by Chris Monroe and his game-high 24 points. Tamal Forchion, coming off a 16-point turnout against St. Joseph’s Saturday, was absent in […]

Around Campus: Briefs

Renovations on One Washington Circle underway GW has begun renovations on their most recent investment purchase, the One Washington Circle Hotel and has no plans to switch it to student housing, GW President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg said. The building was purchased almost a year ago and will continue to operate despite the renovations. “When we […]

Sports: Vishniakova awaits MRI

Elena Vishniakova will undergo magnetic resonance imaging Thursday to determine if an injury she sustained in Sunday’s game against St. Joseph’s is an Anterior Cruciate Ligament tear. If it is, the Colonial women would likely finish the season without a crucial starter. “She was playing at the pinnacle of her career,” head coach Joe McKeown […]

ANC debate HWC hours

Foggy Bottom residents ended an at times animated neighborhood meeting in a standstill when they were unable to come to a consensus to change their official opposition to the GW’s Health and Wellness Center. A majority of Advisory Neighborhood Commission members seemed to support opening gym membership to Foggy Bottom residents, but they split on […]

University instates printing quota

Starting this month, students who print more than 1,250 pages in a semester from most computer lab printers will be cut off. The new quota applies to all Center for Academic Technologies labs, including the basement of Gelman Library and excluding residence halls. According to CATs statistics, the move will affect 7 percent of lab […]