October 4, 2004

Volume 101, Issue 17

Stories from the October 4, 2004 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Owls down Colonials again

For the 13th straight time, Atlantic 10 rival Temple got the best of the GW volleyball team. The Owls, GW’s biggest volleyball rival, again overcame a seemingly insurmountable deficit to beat the Colonials 3-2 in one of the most closely contested matches yet this season. “If it’s any conciliation, that was our best performance so […]

Chapman ends soccer’s skid

by Michael Tsang Hatchet Reporter After a five-game losing streak, the GW men’s soccer team could be back on track. On Sunday, the Colonials fought back to tie Atlantic 10 foe Fordham 1-1 in double overtime in Bronx, N.Y. “It was great to snap the losing streak, get a result, get a point,” senior co-captain […]

Editorial: Invest in Foggy Bottom’s future

Our View – The Foggy Bottom Association should use newly acquired funds to improve the neighborhood, rather than to initiate litigation against GW. Resulting from a deal with Trammel Crow – the developer seeking to convert the old Columbia Hospital for Women to a condominium complex – the Foggy Bottom Association received $2.48 million in […]

Handzlik leads women

After 110 hard fought minutes, the GW women’s soccer team ended their match with Fordham in a 1-1 tie Sunday afternoon at the Mount Vernon Athletic Complex. “We’ve been working hard to create opportunities and today we had 21 opportunities,” said GW head coach Tanya Vogel, whose team played its third overtime game of the […]

Column: The Marvin Center cash cow

Walking off of the elevator on the third floor, I thought I had fallen down the rabbit hole. Swirling flamboyant carpeting, expensive conference rooms and not a student to be seen. In the bathroom, two men in “nice” suits were talking business while they fixed their hair. I knew that I was not in friendly […]

Column: The ticking time bomb

Everyone from time to time feels like time is not on your side. Whether it is that fling from spring break or that fabulous person you met one week before school who lives nowhere near D.C. – welcome to the club of ticking time bombs, in which I have been a proud member for years. […]

Letters to the Editor

Resources available This letter is written in response to senior Dany BouRaad’s concerns about accessing the University Counseling Center through the University Police Department (“Bad Experiences,” Sept. 30, p. 5). We are happy to know that students like Mr. BouRaad may be interested in volunteering their services to care for other students. There are a […]

GW briefs

Watergate has bomb scare The Watergate complex received a bomb scare early Thursday morning after a restaurant employee at the hotel reported a suspicious package to Metropolitan Police. The package, which turned out be harmless, led MPD to keep students from exiting the Hall on Virginia Avenue for at least half an hour. MPD responded […]

Bison rumble over GW

GW men’s water polo coach Scott Reed knows the Colonials are off to a tough start this season. After falling 13-7 to No. 17 (Collegiate Water Polo Association) Bucknell Saturday, GW is now 2-10 on the year. “We are in a rut right now, we are not converting on easy opportunities,” Reed said. “If we […]