November 6, 2000

Volume 97, Issue 26

Stories from the November 6, 2000 issue of the GW Hatchet.

BBall preview: Seniors lead the way

As the GW men’s and women’s basketball teams continue to prepare for their upcoming seasons, the teams’ seniors have played integral leadership roles. The men’s team has been transformed from last year’s young squad, featuring a veteran group of eight upper classmen this year. This is a team I’m more comfortable with, head coach Tom […]

Election 2000: Election watch parties hit D.C.

It may not be New Year’s Eve in New York City or Mardi Gras in New Orleans, but every election season, Washington, D.C. shows the world that it knows how to party. Regardless of the outcome, D.C. politicos will be able to watch Tuesday’s election results until the early hours of the morning in style […]

BBall Preview: Women’s Basketball Schedule

Nov. 5 – UNIVERSITY SELECT TEAM FROM LATVIA 2 p.m.Nov. 10-20 – Preseason WNIT Nov. 10 – DELAWARE (Preseason WNIT) 7:00 p.m.Nov. 12 – VIRGINIA or MOUNT ST. MARY’S (Preseason WNIT) TBANov. 19 – Preseason WNIT semifinals TBANov. 20 – Preseason WNIT final, consolation TBANov. 25-26 – Coca-Cola Classic (at Rutgers, Piscataway, N.J.) Nov. 25 […]

BBall preview: The Ngongba show returns

Some people might say this year’s GW men’s basketball team is not much different than last year’s since only three seniors graduated. But after a closer look, it is impossible to overlook one player who returns after an injury kept him out last season: 6-foot-8 power forward Patrick Ngongba. Last year Ngongba injured his finger […]

Butt rebuttal

All GW students smoke, either directly by puffing on a Newport or indirectly by being forced to walk through a cloud of second-hand smoke. Why can’t I – a tuition-paying, law-abiding GW student – sit outside and enjoy fresh air? Inevitably, I become surrounded by cigarette smoke! I have asthma, and I am allergic to […]

BBall Preview: Men’s A-10 results

November9 FIVE STAR HAWKS (Exhibition)W, 98-93 (Brown, 29) 14 Nantucket Nectars (Exhibition)W, 120-78 (Brown, 35) 18-21 at Top of the World Classic (Fairbanks, Alaska) 19 vs. Indiana State W, 80-74 (Brown, 19) 20 vs. Oklahoma L, 73-54 (Brown,18) 21 vs. Houston L, 93-92 (Brown,31) 27 SOUTH FLORIDA W, 88-76 (Brown, 33) 30 at Ohio L, […]

BBall preview: Men’s Basketball Roster

No. 3 – Albert Roma (center) 7-0 Jr. No. 4 – Chris Monroe (guard) 6-3 So. No. 5 – Mike King (guard) 6-4 Sr. No. 10 – Valery Khamenia (guard/forward) 6-8 Sr. No. 12 – Bernard Barrow (guard) 5-8 Sr. No. 13 – SirValiant Brown (guard) 6-1 So. No. 14 – Darnell Miller (guard) 6-4 […]

Staff Editorial: Arresting alcohol use

Undercover Metropolitan Police officers arrested five GW students in front of Tokay Liquors in Columbia Plaza – an apartment complex partially owned by the University – for underage possession of alcohol Friday. The arrests are indicative of a city-wide effort by D.C. authorities to curb underage drinking. These efforts to enforce the law are admirable, […]

U2 refuses to be Left Behind with powerful new CD

With its long-anticipated release, All That You Can’t Leave Behind, U2 delves into its past hoping to recapture the rock `n’ roll fire that once propelled the band to international fame. U2 has a history of innovation and constant experimentation. All That You Can’t Leave Behind is not really an experiment for U2, but a […]

BBall Preview: Women’s Atlantic 10 Predictions

1. Xavier (26-5, 13-3 A-10) Head Coach: Melanie Balcomb (7th season)vs. GW: Jan.6 at Smith Center, Feb. 4 at Xavier Last Season vs. GW: 2-1 Last year’s A-10 tournament champs keep their starting five and return with A-10 Rookie of the Year Amy Waugh. Waugh led the A-10 with his .472 three-point field goal percentage. […]