April 25, 2002

Volume 98, Issue 63

Stories from the April 25, 2002 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Goga comes to GW

Watch out GW; the girls have come to play. Goga (“girl on girl action”) is a new all-female improv troupe founded early this year by junior Heather Fink. Utilizing classic improv techniques and a sharp sense of hilarity, the new group certainly packs a punch. Goga, which consists of 10 women, will perform its third […]

Dance show takes center stage

Student and professional choreographers will share a stage this weekend as the Department of Theater and Dance presents its annual Spring Dance Concert. Seven unique dances are showcased in the concert, which opens Thursday in the Dorothy Marvin Betts Theatre. GW dance professors Dana Tai Soon Burgess and Kista Tucker each choreographed a piece for […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: GW location attracts faculty

Although a recent report claims GW’s full-time faculty salaries are not up to par with those of comparable universities, officials say high pay is only one of many factors that attract professors. Other factors such as location and resources available to professors outside of the classroom can play a part in attracting faculty. “Location is […]

Another tragic day in rock

Layne Staley 1967-2002 Grunge is dead, literally. The body of Layne Staley was found in his Seattle home Friday. His death was not a shock to fans, but rather an anticipated, inevitable horror. The agonized, brooding vocalist/lyricist for Alice in Chains and Mad Season had long been enduring the self-destructing and unrelenting clutch of drug […]

Richmond brings fierce hurlers

The smooth sailing could end this weekend as the Colonials will face No. 24 Richmond, a team that may have the strength on the mound to halt the Colonials hot offense. Spider sophomore Tim Stauffer, one of the first 19 players to be invited to the USA Baseball National Team Trials, is Richmond’s probable game-one […]

How ’bout a boost?

Did I eat today? So many things to do so little time. In between juggling classes, schoolwork, internships, extracurriculars and time with friends, it’s often hard to find time to follow a healthy diet when most college meals come pre-prepared. Getting in all the necessary nutrients and vitamins every day can be difficult, and students […]

Women’s water polo faces Michigan

The women’s water polo team earned the eighth seed at this weekend’s 12-team Eastern Championships in Princeton, N.J. The selection was a result of the Colonials fifth-place finish at last weekend’s Southern Championships. The winner of Easterns receives an automatic bid to the NCAA tournament. As the eighth seed, the Colonials will play top-seeded Michigan, […]

Colonials take two wins into conference series

The Colonials posted two big wins this week, neither of which came easily. Senior Mike Bassett and his six-for-six performance helped erase a deficit and secure a 14-8 win over Towson Wednesday, while Jeff Fertitta knocked in the game-winning RBI for a 7-6 extra-innings win at George Mason Tuesday. “We’re swinging the bats real well […]

Bassett, Orenduff earn A-10 honors

Senior outfielder Mike Bassett was named Atlantic 10 Co-Player of the Week and freshman pitcher Justin Orenduff was named A-10 Rookie of the Week, the conference announced Monday. Bassett started all six games last week with 12 hits in 26 at-bats, for a .426 average. His two doubles and two homeruns helped him knock in […]

Male hippos take ultimate victory

The Hungry Hungry Hippos, the GW men’s ultimate Frisbee team, went undefeated to win its sectional tournament at Salisbury State University last weekend. With the win, the Hippos received a second-seed berth to the regional tournament in Princeton N.J. A top-three finish at regionals would give the Hippos an invitation to the national championship tournament […]