February 6, 2003

Volume 99, Issue 45

Stories from the February 6, 2003 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Late Xavier spurt keeps GW men from upset

For the fourth time this season, the GW men’s basketball team showed that it has the talent to compete with the top teams in the country. But once again, it lacked the maturity to execute when the game was on the line. Sophomore T.J. Thompson scored his fifth straight point with nine minutes left to […]

Between the lines: Buff ‘n blue balls

Like that girl you meet in a bar who gives you her number but doesn’t return your calls, the Colonials are a tease when it comes to big games against Top 25 teams. They excite you by leading or staying close in the first half, they taunt you further with a second half run, and […]

Around Campus

World Bank seeks interns The World Bank, located at 18th and H streets, is looking for student interns for its summer 2003 season. The organization will accept resumes until Wednesday. Students can drop off hard copies of their resumes at the front desk of the Career Center on the first floor of the Old Main […]

SA Senate Notes

Daleo responds to allegations Executive Vice President Eric Daleo publicly responded at Tuesday’s meeting to recent allegations by Sen. Mark Hershfield (Law) that he inappropriately used Student Association funds to finance the GW Farmer’s Market without Senate approval. Stating he “believe(s) we followed the proper channels” in planning the event, Daleo also noted that he […]

Lisner hosts Spanish flavor, smooth moves, and a whole lot of pretty ladies

“Oh my God, I can see that nun’s underwear!” I remember thinking as the Flamenco dancers fired themselves across the stage, deafening all ears around them with astounding heel-toe impacts upon the floor. Spinning like turbines, they whirled and flipped their dresses, or should I say habits, in every possible direction. No, these were not […]

Greek Briefs

Alpha Phi Alpha hosts annual step show The Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity will host its sixth annual charity step show Saturday night. Step is a combination of African and Africa- American dance. Groups from D.C. and the surrounding area will participate in the show. The competition will start at 7 p.m. in Lisner Auditorium, and […]

Letters to the Editor

Support Volunteers I commend the editorial in the Feb. 3 edition of The Hatchet (“Let the volunteers decide,” p. 4) on the topic of volunteers at Neval Thomas Elementary School. Having served as a volunteer and volunteer coordinator throughout my undergraduate years at GW, I realize and tremendously respect the commitment and passion volunteers bring […]

Crime Log

Simple Assault 1/28 Simple Assault Case Closed A female student reported being hit in the arm and back during an altercation with another student. The student was not hurt. Referred to SJS Liquor Law Violation 2/1 1957 E St. – 12:04 a.m. Case Closed University Police responding to a noise complaint found 23 people in […]

Inside the huddle

After four home games last week, GW basketball fans know what it’s like to cheer on the Colonials in the stands at the Smith Center. But what is it like for the athletes and coaches on the court and on the bench? Earlier this week, Professor Charles Toftoy of GW’s School of Business and Public […]