February 5, 2004

Volume 100, Issue 41

Stories from the February 5, 2004 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Colonials rout Bonnies

Last Feb. 26, St. Bonaventure guard Marques Green racked up 32 points in his team’s overtime victory against the GW men’s basketball team. A year later, freshman Carl Elliott dished out a Smith Center record 14 assists to lead the Colonials over the Bonnies 102-78 Wednesday night, while Green managed 21 points on 8-for-19 shooting. […]

Rising from indie fame

After playing a few years on the indie circuit and winning over American suburbanites with his easily accessible melodies and introspective lyrics, Matt Nathanson has recently signed a major record deal and is currently on tour with Gavin DeGraw. Upon arriving at his show at the 9:30 Club Tuesday night, I was ushered upstairs to […]

BREAKING NEWS: GW sophomore found dead

Posted: Sat., Feb. 8, 4 p.m. A GW sophomore was found dead in an Arlington, Va., motel room Friday afternoon. Arlington Police officials said there is no evidence that suggests Jennifer Dierdorff, 19, of Naperville, Ill., was the victim of foul play. Dierdorff, a member of the Alpha Phi sorority and The Hatchet’s production manager, […]

The Full Nelson: Super Bowl thoughts, from Brady to Bush

As we all know, the Super Bowl is about much more than the game itself. One game of football alone doesn’t draw one billion viewers worldwide. As such, with the completion of Sunday’s game, there are so many things to talk about, so many titillating topics, shall we say, to address. And while the game […]

Bar-belle: Dr. Dremo’s Taphouse

2001 Clarendon Blvd. Arlington, Va. Carded: at the door Cover: none Dress: Anything comfortable Specials: Tuesdays are dollar beer night and happy hour runs from 5 to 7:30 p.m. So, “Mr. Big,” formerly known as my Georgetown alum drinking buddy, suggested that we head across the river to the “coolest bar ever that’s full of […]

Community remembers GW sophomore

Posted: Sat., Feb. 8, 8:38 p.m. An energetic young woman whose love of international politics equaled her passion for her sorority, sophomore Jennifer Dierdorff was a motivated worker who displayed determination and maturity. Dierdorff, remembered by friends as strong-willed yet understanding and warm, was found dead in an Arlington, Va., motel room Friday afternoon. Arlington […]


Committee to review Code of Student Conduct The Student Association Senate created a special committee Tuesday to review the University’s Code of Student Conduct. “Individuals and student groups have been put on social probation and been fined, and the thing they always ask is, ‘Why? Why? Why?’ There are no answers. Nothing is defined in […]

“University life is about choices”

In the nearly three years since I came to GW, our University has made incredible strides in improving the quality of academics, especially for undergraduates like myself. Now, in order to sustain this upward momentum and manage our quick expansion, the University needs to find innovative ways to fund its future success. It is this […]

City renovates Penn. Avenue

Speaking about the stretch of Pennsylvania Avenue in front of the White House, First Lady Laura Bush remarked, “When it opened in 1796, the street was more of a mud-filled bog than a grand avenue.” Over the next few months, the District’s most famous thoroughfare will return to its original form as it undergoes a […]

Covering one hundred years of Colonial Athletics

The Hatchet sports section has been around almost as long as athletics at GW – since 1904, to be exact. And over the years, it has covered everything from the expansion of sports at GW, to the suspension of all sports at GW, to conference championships and even a recent scandal. But the section, which […]