March 11, 2004

Volume 100, Issue 51

Stories from the March 11, 2004 issue of the GW Hatchet.

SA Notes

Hart lobbies for on-campus beer sales Student Association President Kris Hart said he is discussing with administrators the possibility of serving beer in the Hippodrome. Hart said he would like to see alcohol sales commence within the next few years, and is working with officials to make it a reality. He also said students would […]

You damn iconoclasts

The usual thoughts accompanying any type of religious experience in art provokes memories of “Art History 32,” with altar pieces and reliquaries at every turn. “The Kiln God Show” at the Dimock Gallery, in Lisner Auditorium, is a breath of fresh air in the somewhat stuffy area of religion and the arts, offering up unusual […]

GW women’s basketball team earns at-large bid to NCAA Tournament

Posted Sunday, March 14, 7:30 p.m. The GW women’s basketball team will return to the NCAA Tournament for the second straight year as a No. 8 seed in the Midwest region, as tournament selections were announced Sunday evening. The Colonials will play No. 9 DePaul from Conference USA on Saturday in Tallahassee, Florida and would […]

Greek Briefs

Pi Kappa Alpha recieves charter GW’s Pi Kappa Alpha colony took its first step toward full fraternity status Saturday after its international organization approved the group’s charter request. Members of the group said they expect to receive a charter from the University in April, which would elevate the group to full fraternal status. Fraternity status […]

In stores: CD Reviews

Artist: An Albatross Album: We Are the Lazer Viking Label: Ace Fu Records Genre: Grindcore/metal/punk Combining the frenetic energy of punk, synth-laden Frank Zappa-referencing abstraction and lead singer Edward Gieda’s shredded vocals (imagine Kurt Cobain screaming as if he’d shot himself in the voice box rather than the head), Philadelphia’s An Albatross defies any rational […]

Sen. Kerry speaks at GW

Posted: Wednesday, March 17, 7:30 p.m. Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry called for a military family bill of rights in a Wednesday speech at GW’s Jack Morton Auditorium. Addressing a standing room crowd of about 300 people, the Massachusetts senator decried President George W. Bush’s handling of the war in Iraq and criticized his treatment […]

Colonials eye undefeated St. Joe’s

For GW men’s basketball coach Karl Hobbs, nothing sounds better than the possibility of a semifinal match-up between the Colonials and undefeated St. Joseph’s at the Atlantic 10 Tournament this Friday. “That’s a great thing if it happens,” he said. “That means the gods of basketball have been good to us.” Before that can happen, […]

Bars, Beers, and Babes

Singapore Bistro 1134 19th St N.W. In the fall of our freshman year, when we first step foot on campus, everything is new. The city is new, the Marvin Center is new, dorm life is new, coeds are new. Life is exhilarating in those initial weeks, and the nights are unbelievable. We can’t seem to […]

Virginia ends GW’s season in NIT

Updated Thursday, March 18, 12:40 a.m. CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.– Thirteen. That’s how many blocks and three-pointers the University of Virginia recorded against the GW men’s basketball team Wednesday night, knocking the Colonials out of the first round of the National Invitation Tournament 79-66. Shooting 52 percent from the field, Virginia (18-12) ended the Colonials’ season in […]

Adjunct faculty look to unionize

Adjunct professors filed a petition Monday to bring a union to campus, following almost two years of failed attempts at gaining representation. Professors are calling for benefits, job security and higher salaries. This week, the National Labor Relations Board will hold a hearing with the University, faculty members and Service Employees International Union 500 to […]