March 10, 2003

Volume 99, Issue 54

Stories from the March 10, 2003 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Heart to Hart with Kris

After the elections, many students want to know more about their elected leader than where he stands on campus issues. SA President-elect Kris Hart met with The Hatchet on Saturday to discuss his plans for his term as president. Hatchet: So, who is Kris Hart? Kris Hart: I’m just a normal guy. I grew up […]

Students salute Monroe in senior’s final home game

The game clock read 0:00. His teammates watched from the bench and more than 3,000 fans chanted his name as Chris Monroe stood at the foul line. The senior made his first shot, missed his second, paused to take a few dribbles and sunk the third, ending his career at the Smith Center with a […]

Sports Briefs

Softball: The Colonials struggled in their inaugural season opening weekend, dropping both games at a tournament in Hampton, Va. The women, however, remain positive as they prepare for their long-awaited first home game as a varsity team. The first-ever GW Division I varsity softball game will take place at the Mount Vernon Athletic Complex this […]

Montanana makes the difference

Anna Montanana is the best overall player at GW, man or woman. Chris Monroe and Cathy Joens are great scorers. Ugo Oha is tremendous down low and Mike Hall looks like he’ll be putting up consistent double doubles in the future. But nobody combines it all like Montanana. Head Coach Joe McKeown told me last […]

A-10 Update: St. Bonaventure president resigns

St. Bonaventure University President Robert Wickenheiser resigned Sunday in the wake of controversy surrounding the Bonnies’ men’s basketball team. Other school officials could be next, as head coach Jan van Breda Kolff, Wickenheiser’s son and assistant coach Kort Wickenheiser and athletic director Gothard Lane have all been placed on administrative leave, pending review. Last Monday, […]

Shanley keeps hitting streak alive in pair of doubleheaders

They lost seven players to graduation and the Major League Baseball Draft last year and have 10 freshmen on their roster, but the Colonials are still defending champions of the Atlantic 10. And they’re playing like it. In a weekend that featured record-breaking pitching and a combined 54 runs to boot, the GW baseball team […]

High schoolers view college life

About 50 eighth and ninth graders from D.C. public schools spent the day at GW Friday learning what it means to be a college student. The day’s events, sponsored by the GW group Planning for College Success, included an introductory session in the Hippodrome, discussions about the pre-teens’ concerns about attending college and a Liquid […]

The Buzz: Joining the Chain Gangs

As your car inches ahead the monotony becomes unbearable. You’ve moved only a few feet since starting the engine. Hunched over the steering wheel, your legs fall asleep. Perhaps you can still see your house from where you sit. And, of course, just as you enter the lane that seems to be moving the fastest, […]

UVA dean offers tips on becoming a doctor

The University of Virginia’s Medical School assistant dean spoke to a group of 20 students Friday afternoon about the benefits of pursuing a career in the field of medicine. Hosted by the Minority Association of pre-health students and the American Medical Students association, Moses Woode’s lecture focused on the “keys to the M.D. promised land.” […]