March 4, 2002

Volume 98, Issue 50

Stories from the March 4, 2002 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Martin Scorsese hits DC, hangs with the Hachet

As Martin Scorsese left the podium, the crowd cheered with a glittering roar. This was not a roar for Scorsese himself but rather for the tribute he paid to the great Indian filmmaking legend Satyajit Ray. A black-tie gala at the Freer Gallery of Art was held Feb. 27 to celebrate the beginning of a […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Robinson-Singer run-off begins Wednesday

Posted 4:17 p.m. March 4 — The Joint Election Committee declared a run-off election Monday afternoon after discovering that a study abroad student voted twice for Student Association presidential candidate Josh Singer in last week’s election. Former candidate Dani Greenspan, who garnered about 17 percent of the vote last week, said he is now campaigning […]

Carot to Picasso showcases masterful retrospective

Love art but tired of the big galleries on the National Mall? The Phillips Collection, located on 21st and Q streets, hosts a variety of works in the exhibition Corot to Picasso: European Masterworks from the Smith College Museum of Art, which are well worth a gander. Originally housed in the Smith College Museum Collection, […]

Women’s tennis defeats West Virginia

The work the GW women’s tennis team is putting in on its new courts at the Mount Vernon Campus paid off this weekend with a 5-1 win over West Virginia Saturday in Pittsburgh. The Colonials won two of three doubles matches. Junior Tracy Wei and sophomore Lindy First won No.1 doubles against West Virginia’s Underwood […]

Xavier ousts GW from Atlantic 10 tourney again

PHILADELPHIA – The fate of the GW women’s basketball team now rests in the hands of the NCAA Selection Committee. Xavier pulled a 67-64 upset in the quarterfinals of the Atlantic 10 Tournament Saturday, abruptly ending GW’s bid to earn an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament. For the second-consecutive year the Musketeers have ended […]

Colonials win season finale

Freshman T.J. Thompson converted a game-winning lay-up with a half second remaining to defeat Fordham 70-68 Saturday and secure the Colonials a fifth seed for this week’s Atlantic 10 Tournament. The five-day tournament begins Wednesday at Philadelphia’s First Union Spectrum, where GW will play fourth-seeded Massachusetts first. Had GW lost to Fordham and Duquesne beat […]

Lacrosse debuts with a win

It was a day of firsts for the GW women’s lacrosse team Sunday – first home game, first shot, first goal, first hat trick, first win. The Colonials, recognized as a NCAA Division I team for the first time this year, began the season with a dominating 10-3 win over Marist College. For many of […]

Baseball drops two of three in California

The GW baseball team dropped two of three games in the Cal State Northridge Tournament this weekend. The Colonials overcame a three-run first inning by Purdue to comeback for a 5-4 victory Sunday. Mike Bassett hit 3-for-4 on the day. Justin Orenduff (2-0) pitched the win while starter Greg Conden had a no decision. Missed […]

Staff editorial: Too close to call

Until Sunday evening, Josh Singer was set to become the next president of the Student Association. But GW student elections have done it again – members of the Joint Elections Committee say they cannot certify the election results until it verifies one overseas proxy ballot. This ballot, JEC chairman Scott Scheffler said, could “most likely” […]

Burying the Hatchet

My boyfriend is really small down there and he’s really embarrassed about it. I told him that size doesn’t matter, but he won’t even let me take a shower with him. How do I make him get over this fear? – Little things He sure is making something really small into something really big, huh? […]