January 28, 2002

Volume 98, Issue 40

Stories from the January 28, 2002 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Colonials hit a new low

The game was supposed to be a confidence booster for the Colonials, but instead Saturday afternoon marked the pinnacle of frustration for men’s basketball this season. Rhode Island, which holds the A-10’s worst record, handed GW its fourth-consecutive loss. Coming home on a three-game losing streak, GW faced a Rhode Island team that had not […]

Washington Recap: Nation in Brief

Walker appears in court John Walker Lindh, the American accused of conspiring to kill U.S. nationals as a Taliban solider, was in federal court last week, accused of four federal charges which could amounting to possible life imprisonment. Lindh spoke briefly during the 15-minutes hearing, responding with “Yes, I do, sir” when U.S. Magistrate Judge […]

Gymnastics improves despite loss to Maryland

The University of Maryland gymnastics team had a record-setting night Friday in its home opener to defeat the Colonials 194.550 to 193.850. Despite GW’s team loss, Devin McCalla won the all-around title, her second-straight of the season. Maryland senior Lisa Mealey scored a career high 39.400 in the all-around, good for second place behind McCalla. […]

Afghan leader speaks at Georgetown

Newly appointed Afghan leader Hamid Karzai called upon Afghan-Americans to return to their native land and help reconstruct its economy Sunday night. He spoke to a gymnasium full of hundreds of enthusiastic Afghan-Americans at Georgetown University. Speaking his native language, Karzai expressed his desire for Afghanistan to become a member of the global market in […]

Gymnastics Preview:Mix of ages could position gymnastics for success

Fourth straight Atlantic 10 Championships, a ranking of 17th in the country, three A-10 All-Conference performers and the conference Coach of the Year. Only one team on campus can boast these statistics, and that team is hungry for more. After all its success last season, the GW gymnastics team wants one more accomplishment this season: […]

Sports: Colonial women manufacture a win in 25 seconds

When it looked like their seven-game win streak was coming to an end, the Colonial women made three steals, two baskets and one free throw in the last 25 seconds to muscle out a 88-87 win over the Richmond Spiders Sunday at the Smith Center. With the win, the Colonials extended a winning streak to […]

Hatchet Entertainment Listings

Movies AMC Union Station AMC Courthouse Plaza Cineplex Odeon Dupont Circle Cineplex Odeon Foundry Cineplex Odeon Inner Circle Cineplex Odeon Uptown Lowes Pentagon City 6 Music 9:30 Club Black Cat Theater Kennedy Center AMC Union Station 50 Massachusetts Ave. N.E. (703) 998-4262 Black Hawk Down (R) Fri.-Sat. 12:45, 3:25, 4:00, 6:40, 7:20, 10:00, 10:40, 1:20 […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Colonials are wearing thin

Rhode Island had the kind of second half GW had been known for earlier this season. The visiting Rams outscored the Colonials 42-22 in the second half Saturday, handing GW a humiliating fourth-straight loss while ending its own winless conference showing. Not only did the Colonials (10-9, 3-5 A-10) effort continue the team’s slide, it […]

The Movie Buffs check out American Psycho

The story: It’s the late 1980s and Patrick Bateman is a high-powered stockbroker on Wall Street. He works mergers and acquisitions. Or is it murders and executions? Both actually, because he’s your normal Wall Street-type during the day, but at night he roams the streets perpetrating random acts of violence. Alan says: When I first […]

Men’s tennis falls to Old Dominion

The GW men’s tennis team fell short against Old Dominion Friday, losing 5-2 against the Monarchs in Norfolk, Va. GW freshmen Matt Treadgold and Brett Warner were the only singles players to win their matches. Treadgold bounced back after losing the first set in his match and defeated Old Dominion’s Patrick Binowski 2-6, 6-3, 6-4 […]