December 5, 2002

Volume 99, Issue 35

Stories from the December 5, 2002 issue of the GW Hatchet.

GW seeks later HWC hours

The University appealed to the D.C. Zoning Commission Tuesday to extend Health and Wellness Center hours. The GW proposal also contains a request to sell HWC memberships to 3,000 GW community members, including Foggy Bottom residents, alumni and parents. The board will now hear public comment on the measure and decide on the zoning changes […]

It’s time kids, to shop and f***

The best reason to watch Mark Ravenhill’s play Shopping and Fucking is the first half of act two. A slender, fire-red curtain rolls down backstage resembling a great sensual muscle. Representing the dressing room of an haute couture clothier, the actors respond to it like capillaries popping around a great pulsing ventricle. The play’s central […]

University e-mail review policy concerns students

Webmail security features allowing University officials to copy and read all e-mails on the server are causing a debate about student and faculty privacy. E-mails on the server are backed up by the University system, said Ron Bonig, executive director of Operations for Information Systems and Services. He said this is so student and faculty […]

Les Miserables, good name, bad opera

Les Miserables Wednesday, Nov. 27- Saturday, Jan. 4 8 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays 7:30 p.m. Sundays 2 p.m. Wednesdays, Saturdays, Sundays, and Wednesday, Nov. 27 and Thursday, Jan. 3 Americans just never know when to quit. More than 47 million people worldwide have seen “Les Miserables” since its debut in 1985. What can you say? Nearly 35,000 […]

AT THE MOVIES: Reviews of Analyze That, The Way Home and Personal Velocity

Analyze That by Jeff Frost 4 Hatchets “You. You. Yoooouuuu. You’re good.” Oh DeNiro, he’s such a kidder. In Analyze That, Robert DeNiro and Billy Crystal return for a sequel that should pale in comparison to its predecessor. Instead, Analyze That, the sequel to Analyze This, surpasses the original. Paul Vitti (DeNiro) has been in […]

Marketing class researches soft drink line

Three basic marketing classes are currently finishing up a project with Coca-Cola that gives the company feedback about university students’ soft drink preferences and uses GW’s campus as a testing ground for new marketing ideas. The 120 students in Marilyn Liebrenz-Himes’ courses have been researching, surveying and testing the response to Mad River, a fairly […]

Men win three after UConn loss

Half the GW men’s basketball team had never played in a regular season college game a week and a half ago, but since then the Colonials have managed to tie their longest winning streak in two years. After opening with a loss at No. 14 Connecticut, the Colonials (3-1) won three games in a row […]

Out of bounds: Men’s basketball game notes

T.J. battles younger brother When GW sophomore point guard T.J. Thompson stepped onto the court in Friday’s win over Mt. St. Mary’s, one of his opponents looked strikingly familiar. That’s because Thompson’s brother, Landy, is a freshman on the Mountaineers. “That was the first time we ever played against each other our whole lives, so […]