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.

A visiting coach returns to home court

Some people have their lives planned out from an early age. They are the kind of people who can tell you exactly just where they will be in five years. Tajama Abraham is not one of those people. Five years ago, Abraham was graduating GW after a distinguished career in women’s basketball. She set school […]

Around Campus: Briefs

University plans to expand J street eating area GW plans to begin renovations of the J Street eating area after Commencement in May to accommodate 116 more students. Assistant Vice President for Student and Academic Support Services Mike Gargano said the dining area will be expanded out to the H Street terrace and a glass […]

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 […]