March 10, 2005

Volume 101, Issue 50

Stories from the March 10, 2005 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Finding calm amid chaos

For a few moments at a time, his life is still. Feet set, knees bent, orange globe in tow, he raises his non-shooting arm up vertically, uncurls his fist and folds his ring finger under his thumb. The trinity of digits points skyward, perhaps south, toward his family, or maybe toward Alaska, the most exotic […]

Men eye first ever tourney title

For the GW men’s basketball team, Ohio has been a state of uncertainty over the past few years. Before the Colonials’ stunning last-second road win over Dayton on Feb. 26, they had not won in the in the Buckeye State since 1999. Coach Karl Hobbs is not sure what it is about Ohio that makes […]

Colonials headed to NCAA Tournament

Celebration Slideshow Game Action Slideshow Posted Saturday, March 12, 8:23 p.m. Updated 11:13 p.m. CINCINNATI – Go ahead GW men’s basketball fans, party like it’s 1999. Pardon the Prince reference, but after defeating St. Joseph’s in the Atlantic 10 Tournament finals Saturday evening, the Colonials are headed to the NCAA Tournament for the first time […]

Letters to the Editor

Learn about standing I’m just a first year law student but after reading the Student Court’s ruling throwing out 150 law school votes, I feel that the petty politicos in the student government need to learn about “standing.” Basically, if you are hurt but decide not to sue, some random stranger cannot sue for you. […]

Calendar

Thursday Miriam’s Dialogue Discuss poetry and literature with soup kitchen attendees 8:15 to 9:00 a.m. Miriam’s Kitchen in Western Presbyterian Church, 2401 Virginia Ave. Sponsored by Miriam’s Kitchen “Ukraine, the United States, and the European Union: The Partnership in Light of the Orange Revolution” Speech by Ukraine Foreign Relations Minister Borys Tarasyuk 4 to 5 […]

Colonials Journal

Missed free throws, mixed feelings 12:30 a.m., Saturday, March 19 There were a few hundred people from Foggy Bottom here tonight, from the coaches and players to administrators and fans who made the trip, and by the last few minutes of GW’s first-round NCAA Tournament game against Georgia Tech, every one of them shared the […]

Gateway to Music City

NASHVILLE – Jeff Middleton begins his first song at the Bluebird Caf? Wednesday night with some self-deprecating humor. “How’s everybody doing tonight?” he asks. “Is everyone else as nervous as I am?” The laughs from the audience of around 100 people seem to put him at ease a bit, and his fingers begin to stroke […]

Men’s basketball beats Temple to advance to A-10 final

Game Action Slideshow Posted Friday, March 11, 11:53 p.m. CINCINNATI – Early on, this one was about as dull as college basketball gets. The GW men’s basketball team and Temple were locked up in a cold-shooting and rebounding war, and the U.S. Bank Arena sounded as empty as the Reds’ ballpark next door. As the […]