February 13, 2003

Volume 99, Issue 47

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

Americans are very bad people

The haze of war is especially ominous when eyes are blurred, unable to perceive ensuing atrocity. Eyes cannot discern images obscured by the pain of senseless devastation and the subsequent search for meaning. Imagining an act of war is distressing enough for us all, especially in light of recent events. But experiencing it head-on is […]

Breaking News: GW closes Tuesday

Posted 6:30 p.m. Feb. 18- University officials announced Monday afternoon that GW will be closed Tuesday due to severe weather conditions. Senior Vice President for Student and Academic Support Services Robert Chernak said road conditions in the District, Maryland and Virginia prompted the University to decide to close at about 6:20p.m. He also said the […]

Club G-Dub: Ice Hockey offers puck fans a home team

Mike Wilbon won’t let it be discussed on ESPN’s “Pardon the Interruption.” GW doesn’t have a varsity team, neither do the other 11 colleges or universities in the Atlantic 10 and Caps prices are upwards of 40 bucks a pop. For a typical GW student, it’s hard to find a hockey game in the District. […]

A professor gets lost in the cosmos

“Art and science are not that disparate,” says Maida Withers, sitting on the edge of her chair, squirming like an excited child. “It’s the idea, the notion, the ‘we see ourselves in a context,’ not only of our human expression, but the potential of opening up to the larger perspective.” Withers, a GW dance professor, […]

Monthly Club Roundup

Baseball The GW Club Baseball team begins their 2003 campaign for the World Series this weekend with a road trip to the University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill and Wake Forest University. Looking to build on last year’s success, GWCB is the favorite to win the Northern Division of the Mid-Atlantic Conference in the National […]

BAR BELLE: Let’s drink again, like we did last summer

Where: 1073 31 St. NW Dress: Salsa dancing shoes Cover: free before 11 p.m., $10 after Carded: at the door The night started out so well. My friend called to tell me about this hot mariachi band at Paper Moon. Cool, I thought, who doesn’t love mariachi? Then he told me it was free if […]

Around Campus

Lieberman to speak on bioterrorism Senator Joe Lieberman (D-Conn.), a 2004 presidential candidate, will keynote the first in a four-part seminar series about homeland security Friday in the Marvin Center. Lieberman will speak at noon, capping off the morning session, which begins at 8:45 a.m. He will cover bio-terror threats and U.S. readiness. Brad Roberts, […]

GW men routed at Dayton

The Colonials fell behind on the road for the second straight game Wednesday night at Dayton, but this time the GW men’s basketball team couldn’t muster a comeback as the Flyers handed the team its third straight loss. After falling to Rhode Island by just five points last Saturday, GW fell out of the game […]

SA Senate Notes

2003-2004: Student Association candidates President: John Costanza, Adam Greenman, Kris Hart, Jon McDaniel, Graham Murphy, Steven Sobel, Daniel Teles Executive Vice President: Mundo Acosta, Eric Daleo, Laura DeLucia, Jeff Schrimmer, Reid Wilson Senators: Undergraduate At-Large (two): Amy Garber, Adam Ramey, Brendan Regan, Lee Roupas Undergraduate CCAS (six): Shendrina Alexander, Mohammed Ali, Ken Anderson, Aaron Bock, […]

From the Heartland: Everybody loves a winner?

With all the recent talk in The Hatchet about school spirit – or the lack thereof, here at G-dub – I’ve noticed a common theme: “If we had a winning team, then I’d have school spirit.” To these students I ask, would you support a basketball team that has won 20-plus games 11 times in […]