November 12, 2001

Volume 98, Issue 29

Stories from the November 12, 2001 issue of the GW Hatchet.

GW volleyball suffers winless weekend

The Colonial volleyball team ended the season just as it started – winless – as the team lost both games in its last weekend of play. Plagued by hitting errors and lacking on offense, the team was swept on the road by Dayton 3-1 and Xavier 3-0 Friday and Saturday respectively. GW took only one […]

Sedaris packs Lisner

“One of my goals is to never open a book I’ve written,” best-selling author David Sedaris told an audience of about 1,500 Friday night at Lisner Auditorium. With that brief introduction, Sedaris went on to read several new, unpublished essays on his family, his upcoming movie and the Dutch tale of Saint Nicholas. In his […]

Preview: Sharpest shooter returns to offense

After reconstructive surgery sidelined her last season, Cathy Joens is back and adds a shooting dimension the Colonials offense lacked last season. Joens is widely regarded as a top shooter in the conference, but the talented two-guard from, Irvine, Ca., also plays tough defense. Poor outside shooting was the team’s Achilles heel last year, as […]

Brown makes final move and joins One World All-Stars

Former GW basketball player SirValiant Brown played 29 minutes and scored 14 points on 4-for-10 shooting, with a team-high six turnovers for his new team, the One World All-Star. Brown’s debut came Nov. 3 against Providence College. He averaged 16 minutes and six points in two games against Rutgers and Ohio State universities. -Lauren Silva

Adiss’ abstract is curious creation

In an obscure corner of the second floor of the Media and Public Affairs building lies the small and unusual art show “Ocean of Ink, River of Fire.” On display is modern Asian art, consisting of 11 scrolls and three mounted pieces of calligraphy and painting, and 19 oddly-shaped ceramics. “Oceans of Ink” refers to […]

Former NATO Commander urges reform

A former NATO supreme allied commander critiqued military communication methods at an Elliott School lecture Wednesday, highlighting problems that arise when branches of the United States armed forces do not cooperate. About 40 people, mostly professors and members of a naval sciences class, attended Admiral Harold W. Gehman Jr.’s lecture, which explained the difficulties of […]

Upcoming Games

Monday- No games scheduled Tuesday- Volleyball vs. Temple 7 p.m. (Senior Night) Wednesday- No games scheduled Thursday Men’s basketball vs. Marshall in NABC Classic at Lexington Ky. 6 p.m.

Hair salon hosts murder mystery

The hilarious whodunit that unfolds in the Kennedy Center’s production of “Shear Madness” is so much fun that even the actors can’t keep straight faces. On-stage investigators turn to the audience for help in solving this high-energy murder mystery, and the result is fun for all involved. The comedic mystery begins in a cheery hair […]

Preview: Ready or not, they’re here

More than half of the GW men’s basketball team is comprised of freshmen, making the team’s success this season largely dependent on their ability to adjust. With Chris Monroe as the only player returning from last year who averaged double-figure minutes or double-figure points, freshmen will be playing more than your average rookie class. T.J. […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Shimon Peres addresses students at conference

Israeli Foreign Minister Shimon Peres called for Palestinian Authority Chairman Yasser Arafat to “stop talking and start doing” and vowed Israel’s support for the U.S. war on terror in an address before 4,000 delegates at the United Jewish Communities General Assembly conference Sunday in Washington. The audience included about 800 college students. “We will judge […]