December 9, 2002

Volume 99, Issue 36

Stories from the December 9, 2002 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Colonial women snap losing streak with conference victory

At halftime it looked like the Bonnies (4-9, 1-1 Atlantic 10) were on track to do the unthinkable- beat the Colonial women at home in a conference game. But the Colonials came out of the locker room juiced, putting together a 11-0 run to grab a 65-49 victory, head coach Joe McKeown’s 300th at GW. […]

DC Diary: Walking in a winter wonderland

Washington Winter Wonderland Thursday, Dec. 5 12:46 a.m. It was early on Thursday morning. After studying for countless hours for my final exam and putting the finishing touches on my final paper, I was ready to go to sleep. Before I shut off the lights and went into dreamland, I looked outside. So where was […]

Swimmers and divers close year at Old Dominion Invite

Old Dominion University won six events to defeat GW men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams in the Monarch’s own invitational Saturday at the J.C. Scrap pool in Norfolk, Va. The invite welcomed both GW and Drexel universities. The Colonial men also lost to Drexel University while the women edged out the Dragons. The men’s […]

Between the lines: When losing is better than winning

Judging by their current record, the Colonials are a .500 team. Their three wins over Mount St. Mary’s, Bucknell and Florida International countered three losses to No. 14 Connecticut, No. 2 Texas and No. 9 Maryland. On the surface, the first two weeks of the season have gone exactly the way everyone expected. But if […]

More than a mood swing

* Names have been changed to protect the students’ privacy. “I wasn’t sleeping, I wasn’t eating real well. The three days before I finally went into the hospital, my heart rate was like 150 beats per minute. Finally, when I went, I was just getting so lightheaded; I felt like I was going to pass […]

Davidson’s three gives GW one-point victory

Lindsey Davidson’s first three- point shot gave the Colonials their first points of the game Saturday. Her last three-pointer gave them a one-point victory over host Syracuse at Manley Field House Saturday. The four she sank in between gave her a team-high 20 points and a new career high in three-point shots made. After a […]

Staff Editorial: Sign it

Student Association President Phil Robinson should sign the bill affirming support for a “mutually beneficial relationship” between the United States and Israel, currently on his desk. The substance of the legislation takes precedence over an abbreviated Senate debate on the issue, causing students to wonder whether SA senators are actually representing their opinions. The main […]

Staying Faithful

Eric Waldman’s mother told the temple where they could find her son. It was his first Hanukkah away from home, and the Jewish Community Center of Paramus, New Jersey, had a package for him. Inside were a menorah, candles, chocolate gelt, dreidles, a book of prayers and instructions. Waldman, a senior, says every member of […]

Around the Nation

Mayor steals UC-Berkeley newspapers (U-WIRE) BERKELEY, Calif. – Berkeley Mayor Tom Bates admitted responsibility for stealing and trashing about 1,000 copies of The Daily Californian that carried the student newspaper’s endorsement of his opponent, police said Thursday. Bates, who earlier denied stealing the newspapers, released a statement Thursday apologizing for his involvement in the theft. […]

Forum: Attacking the AIDS epidemic

In light of the recent commemoration of World AIDS Day, the Bush administration needs to drastically change the U.S. policy toward AIDS, both domestically and internationally. Worldwide, 14,000 people are infected with HIV each day, and the number of people with HIV or AIDS will more than double by 2010. AIDS has already taken 25 […]