October 28, 2002

Volume 99, Issue 26

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

Column: Remember senator, fight like hell

St. Paul, Minn. – Saturday morning the Minnesota wind was particularly rough. The gray sky clouded over the city of St. Paul. The walk over to the AFL-CIO State Federation, where I work, seemed endless. It began to sink in and it was a reality difficult to bear. Senator Paul Wellstone is dead. Saturday night […]

Soccer ends five game win streak at La Salle

The GW men’s soccer team ended its five-game winning streak with a 2-1 loss to La Salle Sunday in Philadelphia. The Colonials almost reached six straight wins but an overtime goal by Explorer Josh France gave La Salle the victory and spoiled the Colonials’ streak. The men recorded their fifth straight win Friday, shutting out […]

Volleyball splits home weekend

The GW volleyball team broke the University’s blocking record Saturday, recording nine block solos in the team’s 3-0 trouncing of visiting Atlantic 10 rival Xavier. With the win the Colonials salvaged a split over their two game home stand, after having lost to Dayton 3-1 Friday. Junior co-captain Sarah Hokom’s four solo blocks led GW’s […]

The Full Nelson: A beautiful mind… with final complaints

And now what you’ve all been waiting for. part two of my NFL/ GW thoughts. Thought 4: The much-hyped combo of Al Michaels and John Madden has been excellent this year, much to my surprise. I had written Madden off a few years ago during a Cowboys game when he started to measure the sweat […]

Around the Nation

Study says sperm fights depression among college women (U-WIRE) NEW YORK – Semen may be a natural “upper” and its effect may be addictive, according to a recent study of sexually active college women. The study, conducted at the State University of New York at Albany, found women having sex without condoms were less depressed […]

Swimmers split JMU meet

The GW women’s swimming team edged out host James Madison for a one-point win Friday, while the men fell to JMU 127-107. After winning the last two events of the meet, the women took the victory 120-119. Sophomore Kirsten Rasmuson led the women with first place finishes in the 50 freestyle and the 100 breaststroke, […]

Rev. Jesse Jackson speaks against possible war

Civil rights leader and minority advocate Rev. Jesse Jackson called military intervention in Iraq “real dangerous” after speaking before tens of thousands of protesters on the Mall Saturday. One of dozens of speakers for the International Act Now to Stop War and Racism coalition, Jackson said after his speech that he hopes the government reconsiders […]

Water polo goes winless at Air Force Invite

The GW men’s water polo team ended its regular season with four straight losses at the Air Force Invite in high-altitude Colorado Springs, Co., dropping all four tournament games last weekend. Junior Pat Dodge led the Colonials and was named to the all-tournament team. GW head coach Scott Reed said his team played well despite […]

Students get down at Diva Ball

About 70 people, dressed in costumes like Britney Spears, danced the night away at the GW Out Crowd’s first annual Diva Ball Friday in the Marvin Center ballroom. All gay, straight and bi-sexual members of the GW community and area high school students were invited to the Diva Ball via e-mail and posters to throw […]

Around Campus

Experts discuss new world of terror Political science and international affairs professor Henry Nau and University of Chicago professor John Mearsheimer will discuss American foreign policy questions Wednesday from 6-7:30 p.m. The two professors will speak in the Marvin Center ballroom about issues concerning the war against global terrorism and potentially Iraq. The event is […]