December 2, 2004

Volume 101, Issue 32

Stories from the December 2, 2004 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Mensah-Bonsu leads rout

In a clear mismatch of talent and power, the GW men’s basketball team topped Mount Saint Mary’s College 81-58 Wednesday night at the Smith Center. GW’s inside game was a focal point, as the Colonials scored 44 points inside the paint. Junior forward Pops Mensah-Bonsu led all scorers with 27 points, surpassing his previous career-high […]

Column: Sex and the seasons

Amid all these picture-perfect holiday scenes, it becomes easy to wonder if maybe you might have missed out on meeting your soul mate by even the most minute shift in circumstances. Like if you had caught that Metro you just missed by seconds the other day. Sometimes I think looking for your destined love is […]

Greek Briefs

Iron Chef competition makes money, peanut butter dishes The Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity sponsored an Iron Chef cooking competition for sororities last month, raising about $400 for an Ethiopian Community Center in Israel. Each of the five sororities that participated in the Nov. 21 event received a box of general ingredients along with the main […]

Biss routinely saved day

Junior goalkeeper Derek Biss was a force for the GW men’s soccer team all season, which is precisely why the second half of last week’s NCAA Tournament loss to Virginia Commonwealth was so scary for the Colonials. With 12 minutes left and the Colonials trailing 1-0, Biss collided with a VCU player and was knocked […]


Thursday GW Academic Success Series: Score Higher on Tests Test taking strategies 4 to 5:30 p.m. The University Counseling Center, 2033 K St. Sponsored by the University Counseling Center Friday University Singers Winter Concert 8 to 9:30 p.m. St. Stephen Martyr Church, 2436 Pennsylvania Ave. Tickets: $10 for adults, $5 for students Sponsored by the […]

Column: The Hall factor

On game nights in the Smith Center, students carry signs, wear homemade T-shirts and bring cereal boxes celebrating their favorite players. Few of these spirit gadgets, however, are fashioned for junior Mike Hall. As fans fixate on Pops Mensah-Bonsu’s athletic dunks and J.R. Pinnock’s seemingly impossible blocks, Mike Hall quietly plays the best overall basketball […]


The article “SA spent $7,000 on pricey meals” (Nov. 22, p. 1) misspelled the name of Student Court judge Katherine Leu Baxter. Also, the article mistakenly stated that Student Association officials used student funds to hold an event at the University Club. The event was held at the Alumni House, and was catered by the […]

Varsity Roundup

Men’s soccer Results from Nov. 23: Virginia Commonwealth 2, GW 0 News and Notes: Without the services of junior goalkeeper Derek Biss for a period in the second half – he was knocked out of the game with a concussion with 12 minutes left in the game – the Colonials fell 2-0 to VCU in […]