March 11, 2004

Volume 100, Issue 51

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

BREAKING NEWS: GW students unharmed in Madrid terrorist attacks

Posted: Thursday, March 11, 3:45 p.m. — GW students studying abroad in Madrid were not among those killed or injured in massive bombings Thursday morning in the heart of the Spanish capital, University officials said. At least 10 bombs ripped through three train stations, killing 190 and wounding more than 1,200 in the deadliest terrorist […]

A real shocker…

“Hip-hop is not just about bling-bling, sex, money and drugs,” says Brian Resurreccion, the administrative director of Culture Shock D.C. The local nonprofit organization is part of a world-wide movement to teach healthy lifestyles, nonviolence, physical fitness and community involvement through the power of hip-hop culture. “We want to bring back what hip-hop culture is […]

Men’s basketball knocked off by Xavier in A-10 Tournament

Posted: Friday, Mar. 12, 10:55 p.m. DAYTON, Ohio– In the end, veteran leadership prevailed over youthful exuberance, and as a result the miniscule bubble floating above the GW men’s basketball team popped Friday night. A veteran Xavier squad, fresh off an upset win over No. 1 (AP) St. Joseph’s, ran over the young Colonials 70-47 […]

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 […]