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.

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, […]

Crews settle for second

The GW men’s and women’s crew teams were favorites to win their respective Championship Eight races at Saturday’s Head of the Occoquan in Lorton, Va., but both teams had to settle for second-place finishes. The Colonial women finished less than 20 seconds behind winner U.S. Military Academy while the Pennsylvania Athletic Club ousted the men. […]

No longer ‘Singled Out’

Surrounded by 50 screaming women, a Playboy bunny and a former “Baywatch” babe, any man would feel like he just won the lottery. But not Chris Hardwick. The former co-host of MTV’s dating show “Singled Out” said working with knockouts Jenny McCarthy and Carmen Electra wasn’t the “college frat guy fantasy of nonstop fantasy and […]

GW hosts new bands

The Lisner Auditorium stage belonged to the performers of the “You Saw it First” fall concert Friday night. Four touring bands, July for Kings, Carbondale, Kill Hannah and Kazzer, all signed to major recording labels, played along with GW band Last Week. Promotion agency International Creative Management uses the “You Saw it First” tour to […]

Battle of the sexes

Q: I moved off campus with these two girls who I used to be friends with. But things have changed now and we don’t get along anymore, and I am really unhappy about it. I’m almost never at the apartment, just so I can avoid them, but I signed a lease. What do I do? […]