December 6, 2004

Volume 101, Issue 33

Stories from the December 6, 2004 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Nintendo: Not just child’s play for an ’80s generation

From the moment the Nintendo generation crawled to the control pad, its hazy glare fixed itself upon a Technicolor land of crusading plumbers, stalking mushroom heads and pale princesses awaiting rescue at the end of the eighth world. Nearly two decades later, many continue the quest, often proclaiming the mechanical melody of the Super Mario […]

Corrections

The article “Grads get Supreme Court clerkships” (Dec. 2, p. 15) incorrectly stated that Ann O’Connell is currently working for Chief Justice William Rehnquist. She’ll begin working for him next year.

How not to be a fashion scrooge this winter

Despite recent indications of global warming that might have tricked us into believing we still had a shot at the wonderfully ambiguous D.C. fall weather, somewhere in between the elections, the turkey and the midterms, winter has come – and it’s going to be cold. Winter is a time for functional fashion. No longer are […]

Column: Still single and still swinging

Girl meets boy. Girl falls for boy. Girl gets used to an active sex life. Boy gets on an airplane and jumps the pond. Girl is left behind. What’s a girl to do? In perfect Bonnie fashion, I find someone I click with and before you can say Virgin Airlines he’s gone. I knew that […]

GW Briefs

Student Health Services relocates Student Health Services will relocate next semester to a more spacious suite at 2141 K St. The new facility will open Jan. 18 and will offer more space for a waiting room, examination rooms, observation rooms, conference room and administrative functions. The new office is located one block away from its […]

Column: Pops’ unique emergence

Pops Mensah-Bonsu morphed into the Incredible Hulk Saturday at the BB&T Classic. Sunday, he shrunk down to semi-normal size, which was fine with him. “I wasn’t really worrying about points too much,” he said after scoring six in the Colonials’ upset of Maryland. “My teammates picked up my slack today.” He scored 23 points in […]

Women net lowest point total in 15 years

The GW women’s basketball team struggled offensively in a 64-40 loss to the University of Oregon Saturday afternoon at the Rose Garden in Portland, Ore. It was the Colonials’ lowest point total in coach Joe McKeown’s 16-year-career. The last time they scored less than 40 points was in 1989. “We missed a lot of shots […]

Jews, Muslims call for kosher and halal eatery

Several student groups are still fighting for a kosher and halal dining venue despite the University’s decision last summer not to put such an eatery in the Hippodrome. This fall, the Jewish and Muslim student associations circulated a petition calling for the creation of a new dining venue to serve special religious needs. The document, […]

Weekend upsets put GW in Top 25

Updated Monday, Dec. 6, 3:50 p.m. The GW men’s basketball team made the Top 25 rankings for the first time since 1998 Monday. The Associated Press ranked GW the No. 21 team in the nation after the Colonials upset two ranked teams in two days to win the BB&T Classic last weekend. After knocking off […]