November 12, 2001

Volume 98, Issue 29

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

Preview: Women pose a double threat

Last year, they finished second in the Atlantic 10 Conference and second in the A-10 Tournament with a 22-10 record. While they received an at-large berth to the NCAA Tournament, they were ousted in the first round. The Colonial women hovered around the top 25 but never cracked the national rankings. The end result: the […]

Preview: Colonials forced to draw from fountain of youth

At the far end of the court, Terrance Ealey, a senior forward, is shooting short-range jumpers and kissing light lay-ups off the glass. At the other end, T.J. Thompson, a freshman point guard praised for quick moves and tough defense, is dribbling, squaring up, dribbling, and squaring up again. Players are beginning to sprinkle in […]

Spotlight: Out with the old, in with the new

The new pub and grill on the Mount Vernon Campus is anything but ordinary. There are restaurant-style booths, coffee-house-style couches and bar stools in a ski lodge setting. A deck outside the pub overlooks GW’s future NCAA Division I softball field. The Oct. 9 kick off of the pub and grill was celebrated with free […]

Nation in Brief

GW among Washingtonian’s 2001 ‘turkeys’ A prominent Washington magazine called GW a “turkey” in its November issue for closing the campus and telling students to go home for October World Bank and International Monetary Fund meetings that never happened. GW joined Gary Condit and former President Bill Clinton among others who were awarded Washingtonian magazine’s […]

GW hosts SSDP conference

Hemp-clad students mingled with activists in business suits at the Student Leaders in Drug Policy and Justice conference at GW this weekend, which crossed party and ideological boundaries to oppose the drug war and support Students for a Sensible Drug Policy. The conference, hosted by SSDP, drew about 250 students from across the nation to […]

Staff Editorial: Bad blood

GW students flocked to Red Cross Headquarters not far from campus or other sites to donate blood following the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. But now the Red Cross will destroy as many as one of every five of the donations they have received. This action seems ludicrous considering the near constant pleas the agency usually […]

Features: Fitting in and standing out

In high school the hallways were full of cliques – jocks on one side, theater people on the other. Whether labeled a nerd or a snob, many can relate to an identity associated with a certain group. At GW, many students say the groups have not left the forefront of the social world. Freshman Jason […]

Preview:Big freshmen find bigger pond

Collectively, they have won more than 25 MVP awards, won more than 10 All-Star recognition’s and have led teams to six county and state championships. Collectively, they are ranked the sixth-best recruiting class in the nation by some reports. But now they are freshmen playing in a whole new ballgame. GW’s recruit class must now […]

Hart Murmurs: Gagging dissent wrong reaction

Since Sept. 11, a debate has been raging over the limits of political criticism in a time of crisis. Bill Maher, host of television’s “Politically Incorrect,” commented Sept. 17 that President George W. Bush’s labeling of the terrorists as “cowards” was inaccurate because they were willing to die for their cause. He also said the […]