November 4, 2002

Volume 99, Issue 28

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

Women clinch first A-10 tourney berth in five years

The GW women’s soccer team clinched its first Atlantic 10 playoff berth in five years, shutting out Massachusetts 2-0 Friday to shore up the fourth and final spot in conference rankings. After winning Friday’s clincher, the women lost Sunday’s contest with Rhode Island, the team they will face in the first round of the tournament. […]

D.C. election day approaches

Republican mayoral candidate Carol Schwartz addressed the Foggy Bottom Association Monday, speaking on taxes, budgets and GW expansion. Mayor Anthony Williams was invited to the FBA meeting held at the Melrose Hotel but was unable to attend. Schwartz is a D.C. Councilmember running for mayor in her fourth election. “I wouldn’t have run four times […]

Water polo falls one short

The GW men’s water polo team fell one win short of extending its season this weekend, winning three out of its four games at the Southern Championships to finished fifth out of the tournament’s 12 teams. Since only the top four finishers at Southerns advance to next weekend’s Eastern Championships, the Colonials’ season ended in […]

SA officials resign

Two Student Association officials have resigned as an internal power struggle continues to shake GW’s student government. While leaders, including SA President Phil Robinson and Senate members, said they are ready to move past the internal squabble and address student issues, evidence continues to arise that implicates senior SA officials in questionable behavior. Senator Don […]

Freshmen shine in men’s basketball exhibition

Senior guard Chris Monroe led the men’s basketball team in scoring in all but five games last season but rarely saw more than one of his teammates score in double digits. In Sunday’s preseason opener, the All-American candidate finally got the help he had been waiting for. Five Colonials, including three freshmen, scored in double […]

Student campaigns for local candidate

When senior Joshua Balk woke up Tuesday morning, Sept. 10, the day of the Democratic primaries, he dressed in a worn T-shirt with a logo on the back reminding supporters to vote for his candidate. He had high hopes his seven-month grassroots campaign would afford him a new shirt proclaiming “A Victory for Van Hollen.” […]

Andruski sets cross country record

While the GW men’s cross country team had a repeat performance at the Atlantic 10 Championships, finishing fifth in the 11-team competition for the second year in a row, Darrell Andruski made some news, recording the fastest 8K time in GW history Saturday in Philadelphia. Andruski was the first Colonial to cross the line with […]

The Full Nelson: Ending a streak to save a legend

Few things make me more proud than saying, “I’m a Green Bay Packers fan.” I feel it’s an honor and a privilege to grow up a Packers fan, and when the team sold additional stock a few years ago, my family bought one share for each of us. So not only can I say I’m […]

Volleyball digs up key A-10 victory

The GW women’s volleyball team moved one step closer to clinching a spot in the Atlantic 10 tournament Saturday, gathering a two-game lead over Duquesne by sweeping the Dukes in three games at the Smith Center. With only four conference games remaining, the Colonials (15-10, 6-4 A-10) hold the critical fourth spot in the A-10 […]

Consumers leery of economy, recession possible

Posted 2:32 p.m. Nov. 4 by Carolyn Polinksy U-WIRE (DC BUREAU) (U-WIRE) WASHINGTON–Consumer confidence numbers fell sharply in October, giving way to fears of a poor turn-out for the holiday shopping season and a future recession. The index measuring how Americans feel about the state of the economy dropped 14.3 points, from 93.7 to 79.4, […]