March 4, 2004

Volume 100, Issue 49

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

Breaking News: GW women edge La Salle in A-10 quarterfinals

Posted Saturday, Mar. 6, 7:30 p.m. PHILADELPHIA- After beating La Salle by double digits twice during the regular season, the GW women’s basketball team entered their quarterfinal match-up in the Atlantic 10 Tournament as heavy favorites against the Explorers. But La Salle played a scrappy game Saturday and almost pulled off the upset before senior […]

Cabinet member slams corruption

U.S. Treasury Secretary and GW alumnus John Snow blamed CEO corruption for the nation’s lack of confidence in corporate dealings in a speech at the GW Law School Wednesday afternoon. Speaking in Stockton Hall’s Jacob Burns Moot Court, Snow, who graduated from the Law School in 1967, told an audience of about 100 law students […]

Prison life at the theater

“Deathwatch,” produced by the Actors’ Theatre of Washington and the Washington Shakespeare Company, presents a challenge for any audience member. First, there is the stuffy and intimate venue. The Warehouse Theater holds 40 people in a room equivalent to the size of a Thurston quad, and half of the audience is asked to sit on […]

Busted: a wrap-up of off-campus student arrests

At least eight students were arrested for underage drinking or drug possession at off-campus locations in the last week, according to Metropolitan Police arrest records from the city’s 2nd and 3rd police districts. 2/27 – 3300 Prospect St. – 2:30 a.m. An underage male student was arrested for underage possession of alcohol outside of his […]

Dembling disputes charges as election heads into final stretch

The Joint Elections Committee will hold a closed hearing Friday to address allegations of “financial misconduct” by executive vice presidential candidate Anyah Dembling. Former EVP candidate Asher Corson submitted a complaint to the JEC last Thursday alleging that Dembling paid for students’ memberships to the College Democrats so they could vote in the endorsement hearing. […]

Men fall on road, again

Playing in the friendly confines of the Smith Center, the GW men’s basketball team blew out Xavier Jan. 28 by 21 points. On Wednesday night, the Musketeers defended their home court equally well, defeating the Colonials 83-66 in front of 10,250 at the Cintas Center. At one point in the second half, Xavier (18-10, 9-6 […]

Young, gifted and beating off

The Dave Chappelle show that was scheduled to begin at 9 p.m. last Saturday at the Smith Center showed no sign of beginning by 9:15. While the PA played its pre-show mix, the capacity crowd of about 5,000 surged with applause and cheers and receded into relative silence in an almost tidal fashion. By 9:26, […]

BREAKING NEWS: Ashcroft admitted to GW Hospital

Posted: Friday, March 5, 12:45 p.m. U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft is receiving treatment in the GW Hospital Intensive Care Unit after being admitted to the center Thursday night for stomach pains. Emergency room doctors determined Ashcroft was suffering from a severe case of gallstone pancreatitis, and was admitted to the hospital for monitoring, Justice […]

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, […]