March 4, 2004

Volume 100, Issue 49

Stories from the March 4, 2004 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Synchronized skating club looks to grow

Synchronized skating, or “synchro,” is a branch of figure skating that is still new and unfamiliar to the general public. In 2002, several area universities established the Pentagon Intercollegiate Synchronized Skating Team, but it has not helped to promote awareness of the sport. “Most people have never even heard of synchronized skating,” freshman Erin Shea […]

Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson: Homoerotic or Fun?

Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson are becoming the Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau of our generation. “Starsky and Hutch” marks their sixth film together since 1996’s “The Cable Guy,” which Stiller directed. “The Cable Guy” bombed, with box office receipts low enough to nearly bury Jim Carrey’s career, let alone that of a first-time director, […]

Breaking News: Colonials earn A-10 Tourney bye with win

Posted Saturday, Mar. 6, 9:40 p.m. PHILADELPHIA- With a first round bye in the Atlantic 10 Tournament riding on Saturday’s game at La Salle, GW men’s basketball coach Karl Hobbs made an unprecedented decision. He didn’t start T. J. Thompson for the first time in the junior guard’s three-year career, replacing him instead with freshman […]

In stores and on sale

Artist: Tweaker Album: 2 a.m. Wakeup Call Genre: Industrial Label: Waxploitation/iMusic “What keeps you up at night? And what do you dream about?” These are the two questions that inspired Chris Vrenna’s newest album. The former Nine Inch Nails drummer-turned-producer appropriately dons his alter ego “Tweaker” to take listeners on an ambient journey inside the […]

Column: Live on “The Vern”

We all appreciate The Hatchet’s continuing coverage of this year’s housing selection process and the expanding set of opportunities for upperclassmen. Although we understand the excitement of Ivory Tower’s opening this fall, we want to be sure that rising sophomores in Sunday’s lottery understand the benefits of choosing a Mount Vernon residence hall and the […]

Baseball fails to turn two

The GW baseball team split a pair of games early this week, defeating Old Dominion University 8-6 at home Tuesday before falling at James Madison University 5-2 Wednesday. The Colonials were close to winning both games, taking a 2-1 lead going into the bottom of the eighth against JMU, but the Dukes came up with […]

Greek Briefs

Fraternity to host risk management speaker Sigma Phi Epsilon alumnus Mitch Crane will discuss drinking and hazing Monday, which at least five Greek-letter organizations were cited for in the past year. Crane will speak at 9 p.m. in the Marvin Center Continental Ballroom. He has been practicing law since 1977 and a district judge in […]

Women ready to defend title

Like each of the past ten years, the GW women’s basketball team heads into the Atlantic 10 Tournament this weekend as the favorite. But for the first time in a long time, the Colonials will be defending the conference title. While head coach Joe McKeown’s teams lived up to expectations in the 1995 and 1996 […]

VP buzz swarms alum.

GW alumnus and Virginia Gov. Mark Warner could be tapped as a running mate for the Democratic presidential nominee. Vice Presidential rumors began to surround Warner after he endorsed Sen. John Kerry, who will face President Bush in the November general election. Warner announced his support for Kerry last month after the two ate breakfast […]