April 8, 2004

Volume 100, Issue 58

Stories from the April 8, 2004 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Column: Phil’s refraction

The morning of Phil Augustin’s death, my roommate observed that people seem to encounter many deaths during college. Between new friendships, classes, work and various organizations, you become connected to a large network of people in a very short period of time. Phil was someone who knew everyone. His friends complained that it took forever […]

Koken blanks Navy

The GW baseball team extended its winning streak to six in a row Tuesday, defeating the U.S. Naval Academy 8-0 at Barcroft Park. The last time the two teams met, the Midshipmen (10-23) knocked the Colonials (20-11) out of the 2002 NCAA Tournament. Head Coach Tom Walter’s decision to start junior Nick Koken paid off, […]

Letters to the Editor

False assumptions I am writing in regard to two political cartoons that appeared in issues of The Hatchet in the past two weeks. The first depicted John Kerry’s rally at GW, and the second showed a girl getting ready to go to the Health and Wellness Center. Both portray the GW community as rich and […]

Duo holds court at GW

Four years ago, senior Matt Hane came to GW on a mission to be successful playing Division I tennis. To Hane, winning is everything. “Competition is pretty much everything I play for,” he said. “There are certain kinds of guys. Some just go out there and love to play tennis just for the sport, and […]

GW basketball eyes top Philly prep star

GW men’s basketball head coach Karl Hobbs came to Foggy Bottom three years ago with a reputation for recruiting star talent, and it appears he is on the verge of attracting one of the greatest high school players in Philadelphia history. There are strong indications that Maureece Rice, who broke Wilt Chamberlain’s high school career […]

Varsity Roundup

Women’s Water Polo struggles at ECAC Championships The GW women’s water polo team went 1-2 this weekend at the ECAC Championships at Brown University. The Colonials opened the tournament with a 7-6 overtime win over Harvard University but struggled the rest of the way. The Colonials dropped its second game to Hartwick College 11-4 and […]

Crew prepares for GW Invite

Rowers from across the nation will meet on the banks of the Potomac River Saturday for the 17th annual GW Invitational Crew Classic. Teams from the University of Tennessee, Columbia University, the U.S. Naval Academy, St. Joseph’s and Georgetown are set to compete with GW in the event, which coincides with the closing of the […]

Out Front

After releasing its luminous new album, Transatlanticism, last fall, the Seattle-based band Death Cab for Cutie is bringing a blend of lush vocals and delicate instrumentation to the masses. Just a few hours before Death Cab’s set at the 9:30 Club last Saturday, I was ushered through a tour bus strewn with jean jackets and […]