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.

A well-oiled machine

In the battleground of computer animation, the two behemoths of Pixar and Dreamworks reign supreme. Their different styles and philosophies, as well as their long-standing rivalry have garnered most of the press. Largely ignored is the third biggest studio, Blue Sky, who produced the 2002 hit “Ice Age” and now “Robots.” With its unique style […]

Rockstar Genes

With dark hair falling over his face, freshman Jesse Zakarin looks a little more like he belongs at Van’s Warped Tour, not in the HOVA residence hall. But perhaps that’s because it’s in his blood. After all, Jesse’s 24 year old big brother, Michael, plays guitar for The Bravery. For Jesse, The Bravery’s D.C. performance […]

Greek Briefs

Alpha Phi raises $2,000 for national philanthropy The Alpha Phi sorority raised $2,000 last week for the prevention and treatment of heart disease in women. Alpha Phi has sponsored Heart Week three years in a row to raise money for its national philanthropy, the Alpha Phi Foundation, which provides funds for heart disease programs. Heart […]

“V” is for Vagina

“Nine and a half years old. I was sure I was bleeding to death,” freshman Emma Spaulding recited. Last weekend Spaulding and 13 other GW females performed The Vagina Monologues to packed crowds and enthusiastic applause. The Feminist Majority Leadership Association sponsored the play in its fourth straight year at GW as part of the […]

Men’s basketball knocks off Fordham, advances in A-10 Tournament

GW defeats Fordham Slideshow. Posted Thursday, March 10, 10:01 p.m. CINCINNATI-The GW men’s basketball team came into Thursday’s evening’s Atlantic 10 quarterfinal looking to take a small step toward the first conference title in program history. The top-seeded Colonials didn’t exactly stomp all over East No. 4 seed Fordham early, but they eventually found their […]

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. […]


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 […]