February 14, 2005

Volume 101, Issue 43

Stories from the February 14, 2005 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

With win, men finally solve Richmond

The GW men’s basketball team has had problems with Richmond in recent years. Coach Jerry Wainwright’s quickly changing defensive style and disciplined play has led to four Spiders’ victories in their last six match-ups with the Colonials. But Saturday, things changed, as GW finally solved Richmond, posting an 80-63 win in front of a sellout […]

Men’s basketball game notes

Pinnock’s extra warm-ups pay off Two hours before GW tipped off against Richmond Saturday, sophomore J.R. Pinnock was already at work. With a gold Colonials basketball T-shirt on, Pinnock seemed relaxed but focused. He stroked jumper after jumper, practicing quick spurts to the basket and floaters in the lane. The extra work appeared to pay […]

Column: With Jarvis, GW’s past meets present

As Mike Jarvis moseyed across Tex Silverman Court Saturday afternoon, the past raucously met the present. “This is home, this is family,” said a smiling Jarvis, who returned to work the GW-Richmond game as an ESPN analyst for the first time last weekend. “There are just a lot of people who I respect and love […]

Varsity Roundup

Softball earns first victory of the season The GW softball team beat North Carolina-Greensboro 2-0 for its first win of the season in the New Triangle Classic at the Walnut Creek Softball Complex in Raleigh, N.C. Freshman pitcher Jen Hrycyna threw a two-hit shutout in the in the win. Earlier on Friday, the Colonials lost […]

Women’s basketball gains ground in Atlantic 10

Senior Anna Monta?ana knew the GW women’s basketball team needed to beat Richmond on the road if it wanted a crack at the A-10 West regular season title. With that in mind, she led the Colonials to a 63-47 victory over the Spiders on Sunday, scoring 20 points on 7-of-13 from the floor to go […]

Gender Gap: Some majors have disproportionate amount of one sex

Every semester on the first day of her introductory computer science course, professor Dianne Martin asks her students to take out a piece of paper and sketch their impression of a “computer scientist.” The crude portraits range from quirky-looking mad scientist types to elderly men with beards, but one trait remains common: none of the […]

Web Update: Lloyd Banks to headline Spring Fling

Posted Monday, Feb. 14, 12:40 p.m. Rapper Lloyd Banks is bringing his tales of street hustling to GW’s largely middle- and upper-class population. The rapper, a prot?g? of 50 Cent who released his own album last year, is slated to headline the Program Board’s annual Spring Fling on April 9, according to his Web site […]

Trustees sign off on 5 percent tuition hike

As expected, GW’s Board of Trustees approved a 5 percent tuition increase for rising juniors and seniors at its Friday meeting. The decision puts next year’s tuition for juniors, excluding room and board costs, at $32,360. Rising seniors will fork over $32,060 to take classes next year. On Feb. 9, at a meeting with student […]

Who wants to work for a millionaire?

A State Department official, a financial adviser and an opera singer walk into a room. It’s not the start of a bad joke. It’s the start of the audition process for “The Apprentice,” which held a casting call at GW on Thursday. More than 100 GW graduates and students crowded into the Alumni House, waiting […]