September 22, 2003

Volume 100, Issue 13

Stories from the September 22, 2003 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Alexandria: A town under the tide

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 20 – It’s a smell people just couldn’t put their finger on. A combination of things – stale food, dry air, crusty water – it lingered throughout Old Town Alexandria. It was in carpets, clothes and even cash registers. Residents and businesses opened up their windows, brought in high-powered dryers and hired […]

Bush speaks to international community

Posted 11:35pm September 24 by Melissa Kronfeld U-WIRE Washington Bureau President Bush received a lukewarm response Tuesday from members of the international community, as he spoke before the annual meeting of the United Nations General Assembly in New York. The president’s speech focused on defending the administration’s actions in Iraq, as well as outlining other […]

Fondues and fon-don’ts

The Melting Pot 1220 19th St. N.W. (between M and N streets) 857-0777 Sunday to Thursday, 5 to 11 p.m. Friday to Saturday, 5 p.m. to midnight When you go out to dinner, you usually don’t want to cook your own food. But the Melting Pot in Dupont Circle may change your mind. The fondue […]

Women’s soccer extends home-unbeaten streak

With less than a minute to go on Sunday, senior Kim Warner again proved her worth as an opportunistic striker, latching onto a loose ball and lofting it over a helpless goalkeeper for a dramatic 1-0 victory over Towson. The win continued the GW women’s soccer team’s home-unbeaten streak, which stretches back almost two years […]

Kireev takes the long way to summer training

He’s barely 20 years old and lives almost 5,000 miles away from his home, relatives and friends. He also speaks with a thick Ukrainian accent and stands six-foot-11. This is Alex Kireev (pronounced Kear-RAY-ef), a sophomore center for the GW men’s basketball team. Kireev moved to the United States when he was 16 years old, […]

Volleyball suffers first losses

It had to happen sometime. The GW volleyball team’s record-breaking run of 10 straight wins came to an abrupt halt Friday as the Colonials were dominated by No. 17 (USA Today/AVCA) Santa Clara University, 3-0, in GW’s first match of the Gamecock Invitational at South Carolina University. The Colonials finished off the tournament by defeating […]

Reeling Colonials swept in Calif.

The GW men’s soccer team continued to struggle this weekend, losing two games at the Adidas Classic in Santa Clara, Calif. The Colonials fell to 1-6 on the season after a 6-0 loss to No. 7 Santa Clara University (NSCAA) Saturday night and a 3-1 defeat to the University of San Francisco on Friday. Junior […]

Varsity Roundup

Cross country teams finish second at JMU The GW men’s and women’s cross country teams both finished second overall at the James Madison Invitational last Saturday in Harrisonburg, Va. Senior Dave Azari and freshman Bridget Skeuse were the top finishers for the Colonials, placing second and fourth, respectively. Azari pounded through the 8K course in […]

Got the Blues?

Few articles of clothing are more important to a wardrobe than a favorite pair of jeans. They can be fitted or baggy, sandblasted or dark, detailed or classic, flared or tapered – the possibilities are endless. But jeans are more than just an item of clothing. Across the globe, jeans have become statements of personal […]

Taking to the Streets

Driving in the District is no easy task. D.C. was recently assigned a very unflattering “D” by TheSteelAlliance, an organization that conducts annual consumer safe driving surveys. TheSteelAlliance looks at the number of aggressive driving acts committed per month in certain cities and then assigns grades to these cities. Based on this criteria, the District’s […]