September 4, 2003

Volume 100, Issue 8

Stories from the September 4, 2003 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Former GW star faces drug charges

Former GW basketball star SirValiant Brown will face a jury trial in D.C. Superior Court beginning Sept. 30 for possession of marijuana with intent to distribute. Once the second-leading scorer in NCAA Division I basketball and an NBA hopeful, Brown could be sentenced to up to 180 days in prison and fined $1,000 if convicted. […]

Deep, experienced volleyball squad has title within reach

For sophomore volleyball player Shannon Parks, the team goals for this season are simple after last year’s second place finish at the Atlantic 10 Championship. “We want to defeat Temple, our rival, and take the A-10 Title.” With that goal in mind, the Colonials started the season impressively, winning their first three matches to finish […]

Varsity Roundup: Wise hired to coach women’s tennis and squash

The University named Megan Wise the new head coach for women’s tennis and women’s squash last month, replacing Helen Andrews in tennis and Sarah West in squash. Wise comes to GW after serving as an assistant coach for men’s and women’s tennis at the University of Connecticut. She has also coached at the high school […]

Show Review: Welcome Week concert in review

“It’s College!” were the initial words of rock band Guster’s Ryan Miller to an eager Smith Center crowd on Monday night. It certainly is – and both Guster and Jason Mraz did their research regarding ours. While the artists have played to numerous universities, both acts found a way to add touches of GW to […]

Column: Liberals must not forget the bottom line

Head for the hills, Ann Coulter is actually right. Within the vast domains of stupidity in the author’s psychologically disturbed book “Treason,” there is one faint strain of logic. When railing against the anti-war movement, Coulter argues that even if Democrats disagreed with the Bush administration’s numerous justifications for the war on Iraq, we should […]

INTERVIEW: Words with Mraz

Amidst throngs of concert-hungry students, musician Jason Mraz opened up this week’s welcome back concert with all the wit and charm of a consummate performer. Born in Mechanicsville Va., Mraz started out in the musical theater, moved onto the coffee shop circuit and now is right where he belongs – entertaining college students in need […]


Powell speech to be screened live in J Street, MPA building The University will provide a live feed of U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell’s policy address Friday, for students who could not get tickets to his speech. The feed will start at 11 a.m. in J Street, the Media and Public Affairs building’s Jack […]

In stores and on sale… here’s what we think

Artist: Death by Stereo Album: Into the Valley of Death Genre: Punk Label: Epitaph No complaints here, this album is absolutely incredible. In an era of punk rock music clouded with lackluster energy and little to say, “Into the Valley of Death” starts out as strong as it ends. With aggressively complex rifts and lyrics […]

Campus Calendar

Thursday South Asian Society Freshman Welcome Dinner, free Indian food 7 to 10 p.m. Marvin Center Grand Ballroom College Republicans Kickoff Event 7 to 9 p.m. T.G.I. Friday’s Townhouse Row Ribbon Cutting Ceremony 4 p.m. Townhouse Row, 607 23rd St. Second City Comedy Show, free 8 to10 p.m. Lisner Auditorium Co-sponsored by Lisner Auditorium and […]