January 13, 2003

Volume 99, Issue 38

Stories from the January 13, 2003 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Lights! Camera! Action!

Diary of A Nicotine Junkie and Efficiency are not big-time Hollywood films. Odds are few people have ever heard of them, but they are famous in their own respect at GW. Juniors Jon Reiling and Danny Riesser directed them both. For Reiling and Riesser, film is more than a hobby, it is something they love […]

Out of Bounds: Women’s basketball game notes

The Colonials’ win over Saint Bonaventure gave head coach Joe McKeown his 300th career victory at GW. Now in his 14th season at the helm, McKeown already holds the title as the Atlantic 10’s winningest coach with a 368-135 career record. Senior red-shirt Cathy Joens, who averaged more than 19 points a game over the […]

Twisted fun

“Relax your head … relax your head … your head is relaxed.” I breathe in deeply, trying to compete with the deep exhales of the man beside me. I feel like I’m hyperventilating more than achieving tranquility. The room at D.C. Yoga is warm and dark and smells faintly of incense. Madonna chants in the […]

GW gymnasts lose opener at Kentucky

The GW gymnastics team lost its season opener to No. 22 Kentucky 193.625-191.500 Friday night at Lexington’s Memorial Coliseum. Junior co-captain Rachel Mann led the Colonials, finishing third in the all around. Mann’s all around score of 38.725 put her behind Kentucky’s All-American Aronda Primault and Julia Gore who finished in first and second place […]

Battle of the Sexes

Q: While on a school trip abroad, three of my friends fell for the same guy. Because he goes to school on the East Coast as well, each of them had thought about the possibility of dating him. None of them wants to give him up (even though I’m not sure that he knows they […]


Students wait in lines at the bookstore Sunday afternoon in an effort to be prepared for the start of classes Monday.

Op-Ed: Representing the student body

On Dec. 3, 2002 the Student Association Senate passed “A Resolution expressing the Student Association’s support of enhancing and maintaining the U.S.-Israel relationship.” This resolution was based on a petition circulated on campus, which garnered more than a thousand signatures. The passage of this resolution sparked a passionate debate over many issues. After careful consideration […]

Staff editorial: No dice, GW

In the end it seems the distribution of townhouses in Townhouse Row was based on fair critique of applicants, but this is not the whole story. The last three Greek organizations to be granted a house were not notified until much later than the first five because the administration was involved in negotiations with at […]

Staff editorial: Resolutions for GW

It is 2003 and time to make a fresh start. To help the University start the new year off right, The Hatchet has compiled a list of the top 10 New Year’s Resolutions for GW to help address common student complaints. 10. Stop nickeling and diming students who pay so much in tuition already. Between […]

ESIA building remains closed

While faculty members initially planned on moving into the new Elliott School of International Affairs building over winter break, the facility remains under construction as classes begin Monday. Students will attend classes in other buildings across campus until the facility is completed, and officials said an end date for construction has not yet been determined. […]