March 25, 2004

Volume 100, Issue 53

Stories from the March 25, 2004 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Column: The terrorist iceberg

Less than three years ago, most Americans were blessedly blind and ignorant to the affairs of the world of terrorism. Most could have cared less about the happenings in far away places they still cannot find on a map; places like Afghanistan or Kabul that were about as relevant to everyday life as Antarctica. But […]

Smith powers offense

Strong offense and just enough starting pitching over the last two weeks has helped the GW baseball team get back on track after a rough start to the season. After beginning the year 2-7, the Colonials have won four in a row and 11 of their last 14 games to post a record of 13-10. […]

Bar Belle: Lauriol Plaza

Where: 1835 18th St. N.W. Getting in: Carded at bar/table Cover: None Dress: NYC restaraunt opening Specials: nada, so be ready to whip out those 20s Over spring break I indulged in one of my greatest vices – fashion magazines. For seven glorious days my mind was swimming with visions of Prada’s fall/winter line, the […]

Varsity Roundup

Water polo stops Terrapins The GW women’s water polo team defeated Maryland 16-4 at the Smith Center Wednesday night. Senior Kira Canon had five goals for the Colonials and junior Kendra Shanley also had a strong match offensively. GW jumped out to an early 5-0 lead and never looked back. “We’re looking good. I’m happy […]

Beyond Bob: An Interview with Kevin Smith

Kevin Smith. His name alone can ignite passionate hatred or fanatical fanboy-ism, depending on who you talk to, so he must be doing something right. Sadly, his name can also evoke a blank stare. That is, at least, until you say, “You know … Silent Bob?” That’s when people will smile and nod. Love him […]

Sports Brief: Penders hired at Houston

Penders hired at Houston The University of Houston hired former GW men’s basketball coach Tom Penders this week, the Associated Press reported. He is replacing Ray McCallum, who resigned March 8 after compiling a 44-72 record in four seasons. “If (Roger) Clemens and Andy Pettite think (Houston) is a good place to finish up their […]

Alumnus dies in N.Y. fire

A GW alumnus perished in a fire in his parents’ Long Island home Friday. Mark Bernetti, who graduated in 2002 with a bachelor’s degree in history, was the only member of his family to die in the blaze. Friends of Bernetti remember a man who loved life and lived each moment to its fullest. “Many […]

Spring Break in Review: Students face Madrid bombing, Kerry speaks at GW

Sen. Kerry speaks at GW Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry called for a military family bill of rights in a speech at GW’s Jack Morton Auditorium last Wednesday. Kerry is also set to speak alongside former Vermont Governor Howard Dean at a campaign rally in Kogan Plaza Thursday morning. Addressing a standing room crowd of […]

Munson Hall bomb scare causes evacuation

A pipe bomb scare led Metropolitan and University Police to evacuate Munson Hall and cordon off several campus streets for about a half an hour Monday night. At 10:15 p.m., UPD officers found what they thought was a pipe bomb in the plastic bag of a black male in the basement of the University Parking […]