November 12, 2001

Volume 98, Issue 29

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

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 […]

Staff Editorial: Prescribe pot?

Former presidential candidate Ralph Nader spoke at the Students for a Sensible Drug Policy conference Sunday not long after about 30 agents of the federal Drug Enforcement Administration raided the Los Angeles Cannabis Resource Center Oct. 25. The center was a distribution point for medical marijuana, made legal in California five years ago by an […]

Charity Ball raises money in memory of students

Balloons, food, lights and music filled the Marvin Center ballroom for the Class Council Charity Ball, which raised about $8,000 for the John Rizzo and Tom Weaver memorial funds Friday evening. About 325 students clad in sophisticated suits and elaborate dresses paid tribute to two unforgettable people. The night consisted of pictures, caricatures, moonlight seating, […]

CRs rally for democracy

GW College Republicans rallied to support American troops abroad Sunday, holding signs and listening to speakers about national and local anti-terrorism efforts. About 50 students, including members of the Student Association, Interfraternity Council, College Democrats and the Jewish Student Association, joined the CRs on Kogan Plaza. CR Chair Shannon Flaherty said the rally was organized […]

Letter to the Editor: Fully funded

In response to the letter to the editor in the Oct. 25 edition of The GW Hatchet by Bonnie Morris, “Rags for rugby,” the Office of Recreational Sports and Fitness Services does not consider sport clubs “lowly”. GW sport clubs would be the first to tell you they can hold their own against any collegiate […]

Preview: Men’s Atlantic 10 West

XAVIER Last Season: 21-8, 12-4 in A-10 (T-2nd) Head Coach: Thad Matta (1st season) Plays GW: Jan. 17 at Smith Center, Feb. 14 at Xavier Despite the departure of head coach Skip Prosser and the subsequent loss of key recruit Vytas Denelius, Xavier is a favorite to win the A-10 West. Last season’s A-10 Player […]

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 […]