November 10, 1997

Volume 94, Issue 6

Stories from the November 10, 1997 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Koul and Rogers ready to lead a GW revival

Leadership and heart are two intangible aspects of athletics. The ability of a leader to motivate the entire team and bring the players to another level is a vital aspect of a winner. This year, Shawnta Rogers and Alexander Koul will have their leadership skills put to the test as by the GW men’s basketball […]

Students face debt challenge

As students find themselves saddled with telephone bills, textbook expenses and miscellaneous expenditures, credit card debt looms large as a challenge of student life. With credit card solicitors outside the Marvin Center offering free T-shirts, prepaid calling cards and discounts on air travel, credit cards are a ubiquitous temptation. The 1997 Colonial Cabinet warned freshmen […]

With healthy knee, Green readyfor stellar senior season at GW

He flies through the air with the greatest of ease – or at least he does when his knee is healthy. Fortunately for the GW men’s basketball team, Darin Green’s knee is finally healthy, and fans can once again expect to be riveted to the high-flying senior. The Charlotte, N.C. native averaged just 10 minutes […]

Maher’s show just told it like it was

When I went to check out the Program Board’s latest effort to entertain the GW masses last Thursday at Lisner Auditorium, I wasn’t sure who Bill Maher actually was. “Bill who? A host? For Politically what?” were my exact words. But persuaded to do something a little more “cultural” than the weekly frat party or […]

GW must handle Xavier, UMass, URI in improved A-10

This season, the GW men’s basketball team is hoping to get back tothe NCAA Tournament for the fourth time in six years. To do that, it must fight its way through one of the toughest conferences in college basketball – the Atlantic 10. Here’s how the conference breaks down (in The GW Hatchet’s predicted order […]

GW campus: segregated diversity

George Washington University has one of the most diverse campuses in the United States. We have students here from just about every state, and many countries around the world. We all have different backgrounds, cultures, religions, ideas and interests. Even when you walk down the streets of GW’s campus, you rarely hear the same language […]

UMass tops GW for fifth straight year in A-10

Lightning isn’t supposed to strike the same place twice, let alone five times. That’s what happened this weekend, though, as the GW women’s soccer team lost to Massachusetts in the Atlantic 10 Tournament for the fifth straight year. This year, GW (13-6-2) lost to first-seeded UMass 1-0 in the final of the tournament, the same […]

U.S. needs to rethink its foreign policy

Save for the War of 1812, has America ever fought a “just war” for her real national interest? During America’s last conflict in the Persian Gulf, Pat Buchanan aptly described Kuwait as “an oil company with a seat at the United Nations.” It should have been obvious to most Americans that the war we were […]

Upcoming Games

Monday: MBB vs. Around the World7:30 p.m.* Tuesday: no games scheduled Wednesday: WBB vs. Rossianka7:00 p.m.* Thursday: no games scheduled MBBmen’s basketballWBBwomen’s basketball*-exhibition

Open letter to President Trachtenberg on Commencement

November 10, 1997Dear President Trachtenberg: I have lived at the GW for the last three years. I am an ordinary senior, majoring in philosophy. I will graduate on time this May. You have never met me, or anyone like me. I had many offers from many different colleges as a high school senior. The financial […]