November 18, 2002

Volume 99, Issue 32

Stories from the November 18, 2002 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Portrait of an artist

Utopia, a small, artsy restaurant in Adams Morgan, currently houses the work of a rising young artist who unveiled his first “professional” art exhibit Tuesday at 8 p.m. Although this is the first time the public has been able to see his artwork, junior Ross Smirnoff has already made a name for himself at GW. […]

Defeated Democrats approve Bush’s judicial nominees

Posted 6:25 p.m. Nov. 19 by Bernard Pollacl U-WIRE (DC BUREAU) (U-WIRE) WASHINGTON–Two weeks after Republicans recaptured the Senate, President George W. Bush has succeeded in gaining support for his judicial nominees from key Democratic members of the Senate Judiciary Committee. The nominations of Dennis Shedd, a federal judge in South Carolina and Michael McConnell, […]

Curtains up!

It is eight o’clock in the evening and most students are studying at Gelman, grabbing a quick bite to eat at J Street or finding a way to procrastinate on their schoolwork. But in Buliding XX and on the fourth floor of the Marvin Center, students are sobbing, laughing uncontrollably and even screaming. The sounds […]

Column: Vexed in the city

Given the fact that we are at an academic institution, a hothouse of intellect, wisdom and learning, one would expect that every element of this great school would have been planned and implemented with a high degree of care. Throughout my year and a half here, I have born witness to the fact that this […]

Monroe dazzles Universal in GW win

The GW men’s basketball team’s last exhibition game Thursday night was supposed to be a tune-up for the team’s young core of players but head coach Karl Hobbs took it one step further, giving nearly every player a chance to shake off the rust. Ten different Colonials played 10 minutes or more as GW beat […]

Volleyball clinches spot in A-10 Tournament

The GW volleyball team used its final match of the season to tune up for next weekend’s Atlantic 10 tournament, having already clinched the No. 3 seed with a 3-1 home victory over Fordham Friday night. The Colonials lost their season finale to Rhode Island the following night but gained valuable experience, head coach Jojit […]

Runners wrap up successful season

“Put this season in the record books,” head coach Deb Cane said after her teams turned in impressive finishes at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional Competition in Canaan Valley, W.Va., Saturday. The men tallied 494 points in their 10K race, finishing in 17th place for their highest finish since 1997. The women’s team advanced five places […]

Osborne heads GW into NCAA Tournament

The GW men’s soccer team barely made it into last weekend’s Atlantic 10 Tournament, but once they got there, they made history. The bottom-seeded Colonials knocked off No. 2 seed Duquesne on senior Matt Osborne’s header with just 1:27 remaining to capture their first A-10 title in school history Sunday in Richmond, Va. With the […]

DCD: Strolling through D.C.’s best garden

United States Botanic Gardens Nov. 9, 2002 2 p.m. As the weather in D.C. gets a little bit cooler with the onset of autumn, I wanted to find fun things to do around the city that are also located indoors. Thus began my journey to the Mall to visit the United States Botanic Gardens. Despite […]

Swimming and diving teams lose home meets

The GW swimming and diving teams lost a home meet to East Carolina University Saturday after the men’s swimming team lost to Navy at the Smith Center Thursday. The losses overshadowed strong individual performances by the Colonials, who entered these meets after a split with visiting La Salle last Monday. The women started Saturday’s meet […]