November 12, 2001

Volume 98, Issue 29

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

Students criticize U.S. policy

Students from local universities and peace activists gathered at GW Saturday to discuss alternatives to the war in Afghanistan. The D.C. Students Against the War regional conference drew about 70 students to Monroe Hall to hear speakers against the war effort. William Blum, author of Killing Hope and Rogue State, disagreed with the common perception […]

Letter to the Editor: Unsafe cigars

As I read “Cigar Circles” (Nov. 5, p.8) I became horrified by the irresponsible reporting throughout the piece. How could a journalist fail to double-check a quote like, “It’s a transition from cigarettes, a much healthier transition”? Cigar smoke is more toxic than cigarette smoke, with more of nicotine, benzene, lead-nitrogen oxides and other chemicals. […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Siegman recomends community service

Greg Forbes Siegman used a dirty milkshake glass to illustrate how simply “taking a walk” can lead to success in a speech to about 30 students Thursday evening. The “Milkshake Man,” who claims to have sold a $5,000 milkshake to the owner of Nordstrom, spoke about his life story that has won him a National […]

Preview:Time to get buff

Don’t fill out that transfer application just yet. Here’s your chance to wait in line for tickets, paint your faces buff and blue, cheer for a college team you’ve dreamt about. Or, at least it’s your chance to see Pat Summit. In the most anticipated GW game of the year, the Colonial women, will host […]

Collucci, Thompson shine in rout

The men’s basketball team scored 95 points for the second-straight game in a blowout victory against Team Vantaa at the Smith Center Saturday night. Team Vantaa of Finland’s Pussihukat Club featured three players from the Finland National Team but was no match for GW, as the Colonials shot 51 percent from the field en route […]

Preview: Students forgive and forget

SirValiant Brown departed GW for professional basketball with two years of eligibility remaining. Head Coach Tom Penders resigned amid turmoil, although he cited exhaustion. Four players made thousands of dollars worth of illegal phone calls last spring, and Attila Cosby last summer was convicted on seven misdemeanor charges and sent to jail for two and […]

Preview: Men’s Atlantic 10 East

ST. JOESEPH’S Last Season: 26-7, 14-2 in A-10 (1st) Head Coach: Phil Martelli (7th season) Plays GW: Jan. 19 at St. Joseph’s After losing to Stanford in the second round of last year’s NCAA Tournament, St. Joseph’s comes into the 2001-02 season with more experience and higher expectations. Ranked 9th in the nation by, […]

Campus in Brief

Marvin Center lobby will close for construction The Marvin Center first floor lobby will be closed Nov. 18-25 for workers to remove the existing floor in preparation for the placement of the new surface over winter break. Food venues will remain open, and students will be able to access the elevators from the ground and […]

US, Israeli leaders address students

At least 57 GW students joined about 800 other college students from around the world this weekend to learn about Jewish and pro-Israel activism at the largest gathering of Jewish leaders in North America and Israel. The group of students from 10 countries joined about 3,200 delegates in D.C. for the United Jewish Communities General […]