November 7, 2002

Volume 99, Issue 29

Stories from the November 7, 2002 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Everyone is better than Dave Mathews, except Coolio

Bwb Groovin’ 4 Hatchets You know that really deep and sensual voice you hear in a candlelit room with an open bottle of champagne resting on the fireplace mantle? Sexual things are about to happen. This CD plays to that feel with a bit of jazz-like flare. With an arsenal of all instrumentals and no […]

Staff editorial: Going down

The price of residence hall rooms is often much more than the cost of equitable off-campus housing, however, the University is less accountable to students than building managers are to tenants. Yet, GW neglects maintaining basic building amenities that would be expected in apartments that charge less per square foot. It is unclear where the […]

SA Notes

SA works on legislation to curb corruption Senators in the Rules Committee worked on developing bylaw changes that would, according to the legislation, ensure that “no conflict of interest exists on the Finance Committee.” Senator Mark Hershfield (Law) originally proposed the bylaw changed following the $50,000 budget shortfall that occurred earlier in the semester. In […]

GW rusty in exhibition loss

The good news is that it was only an exhibition game. The bad news is that it was an exhibition of sloppiness for the women’s basketball team, which suffered a 69-67 loss to the Hungarian team Zala Volan in front of 341 at the Smith Center Tuesday night. Trailing by two points with nine seconds […]

Games, beer and wings

1. Summers 1520 N. Courthouse Rd. Arlington, Va. Close to the Courthouse Metro stop, Summers has a sports bar and a restaurant, with televisions in both areas. The sports bar gives a good view of every game on good-sized televisions. The seating setup does not make you feel too crowded. The restaurant area has only […]

Men’s soccer scenarios

Currently tied in fourth place with Rhode Island, the men’s tournament hopes hinge on their final game of the season against Richmond this Saturday at Mount Vernon. The top four teams in the Atlantic 10 advance. In first and second place, Massachusetts and Duquesne are guaranteed spots, leaving Richmond, GW and Rhode Island battling for […]

Staff editorial: Not on our dime

As if the Student Association saga could not get any more damaging for certain SA members, new information reveals further financial mismanagement – again implying funds were appropriated for a senator’s personal benefit. Students, whether interested in student government or not, should be disturbed that their money is going to the whims of abusive representatives. […]

Women ranked in AP Top 25

The Colonial Women were ranked No. 21 on the Associated Press Top 25 Women’s College Basketball Rankings released earlier this week, the only Atlantic 10 school to hold a place on the poll. For the first time in history, Duke’s women took the number one spot, receiving 38 out of 44 first place votes. The […]

Republicans outline agenda

Posted 1:04 p.m. Nov. 8 by Bernard Pollack U-WIRE (DC BUREAU) (U-WIRE) WASHINGTON–Senate Republicans and President George W. Bush have begun to outline an agenda ranging from Social Security to the environment for the new all-Republican Congress in the wake of Tuesday’s historic mid-term elections. The president took a political gamble in the weeks leading […]

Web Extra:A Super fan’s Dream

It’s not everyday you see 6-foot-11 and 6-foot-3 men jostling for position in line at a hot dog stand. Then again, its not everyday the Boston Celtics practice at the George Washington University. Late Thursday my friend told me that the Celtics were holding Friday’s practice at the Smith Center. I guess it made sense. […]