November 10, 1997

Volume 94, Issue 6

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

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 […]

1997-’98 Women’s Basketball Schedule

November Wednesday 12 vs. Rossianka (ex) 7:00 p.m.Tuesday 18 at Georgetown 8:00 p.m.Saturday 22 vs. N.C. State 2:00 p.m.Wednesday 26 at U.C.Santa Barbara 7:00 p.m.Friday 28 at UCLA 7:30 p.m. December Wednesday 3 vs. American 7:00 p.m.Monday 8 at Princeton 7:30 p.m.Friday 19 vs. Rider 7:00 p.m.Tuesday 30 vs. Morgan State 7:00 p.m. January Friday […]

Noelia Gomez is ready for second year at GW

A year ago, GW women’s basketball star Noelia Gomez was a stranger in a place she now calls home. Still thinking of her mother’s cooking in Madrid, Spain, Gomez had no idea what was in store for her at GW. Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Year. Second team A-10 All-Conference Team. A-10 All-Rookie Team. A-10 […]

1997-’98 Men’s Basketball Schedule

November Monday 10 vs. Around the World (ex) 7:30 p.m. Red Auerbach Colonial ClassicFriday 14 vs. Howard 8:00 p.m.Saturday 15 vs. Delaware or Siena TBDWednesday 19 vs. American 7:30 p.m. at Maui Invitational (Lahaina Civic Center, Maui, Hawaii)Monday 24 vs. Kentucky (ESPN) 9:30 p.m.Tuesday 25 vs. Arizona or Boston College TBDWednesday 26 vs. TBD TBD […]

Colonial women still outclass competition in Atlantic 10

Going undefeated in any college basketball conference in any season is a special achievement. GW’s undefeated season in the Atlantic 10 Conference last year was one of those rare gems college basketball fans are allowed to witness. The Colonial women finished the 1996-’97 season with an amazing 16-0 record in the A-10, culminating when head […]