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.

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? […]

Staff editorial: Lobbying for energy

This past Friday, an intercollegiate student coalition comprised of 17 Free the Planet members from GW and Georgetown Universities students demonstrated their dedication to protecting the environment in a more productive manner. The students visited 13 member offices to push three amendments to add onto the White House’s highly-touted energy plan. This particular method of […]

Features: On the prowl for jobs

GW’s Career Center reports that job market is tighter now than past years, and many GW seniors said they are feeling the pinch as they continue with less than successful job searches. “It’s supply and demand,” said Jonathan Ferguson, assistant director for Career Services in the Career Center. “The economy isn’t great, and there aren’t […]

FTP lobbies Senate

While most students were still recovering from Thursday night out on the town, 17 members of the Free the Planet environmentalist group spent the day on Capitol Hill lobbying senators on environmental issues Friday. The GW students joined five students from Georgetown University’s ECO-Action group to lobby the staffs of 13 Senators. Members of national […]

Arts: Teen Hottie Samantha Mumba speaks with the Hatchet

African-Irish pop/R&B star Samantha Mumba is giving Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera a run for their money. The 18-year-old diva’s debut album, Gotta Tell You (Polydor Records), not only topped the Irish charts but held an impressive reign on the U.S. and U.K. charts. Mumba, who put her education on hiatus last year, has been […]