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.

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 […]

Greek-letter groups start publication

A new publication about fraternities and sororities is set to debut the week following spring break. The student-run publication, GreekSpeak, will appear in print and online. The University has 19 recognized fraternities and sororities and 11 multicultural or service-oriented Greek-letter groups. “GreekSpeak is a publication that has been created to recognize and advertise the tremendous […]

Georgia Tech defeats GW in NCAA Tournament

Start the slideshow! Posted Saturday, March 19, 12:18 a.m. Updated Saturday, March 19, 1:32 a.m. NASHVILLE-Remember the rambunctious kid on the playground? You know, the one who looked like he might have the potential to able to out-jump, out-run and out-hustle almost anybody – but just wasn’t quite there yet? That was the GW men’s […]

Men’s basketball team draws Georgia Tech in NCAAs

BOWIE, Md.- According to Tom Petty, waiting is the hardest part. But really, it was the easiest part for the GW men’s basketball team Sunday evening. The Colonials (22-7) locked up a pair of program firsts this weekend: an Atlantic 10 Tournament Title and an automatic NCAA Tournament bid, so watching the selection show at […]

SA Notes

Election result for Senate seat unchanged after recount A vote recount Monday for one of two undergraduate School of Business Senate seats revealed a slightly different result than the original tally, but it did not change the winner. Derek Platt, who ran on the Coalition for Reform slate and placed two votes behind second-place finisher […]

GW women set to face UNC tonight in NCAAs

CHAPEL HILL, N.C.-As you walk on to the floor at the Dean E. Smith Center, your eyes are immediately drawn to the ceiling, where banners honoring almost 40 retired North Carolina legends hang. And even if Michael Jordan’s or James Worthy’s jersey were removed, the arena is still intimidating for visitors, with it sea of […]

Colonials relish underdog status against Jackets

NASHVILLE – Same bit, different day. The GW men’s basketball team is playing a highly regarded opponent, and like usual, people aren’t giving the Foggy Bottom crew much of a chance. To begin their quest to next week’s Albuquerque Regional and kick off their first NCAA Tournament trip since 1999, the No. 12 seeded Colonials […]