November 12, 2001

Volume 98, Issue 29

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

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 […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Cross Country falters at NCAA run

GW Cross Country had a rough time at this weekend’s NCAA Division One Cross Country Run, finishing 21st out of 26 teams in the women’s race and 23rd out of 29 teams in the men’s race. The top two teams and the top 10 individual finishers in each race received an automatic berth to the […]

Preview: Leaders who show and tell

No matter how high the recruiting class is ranked (6th in the nation, according to U.S. News), or how high a team is ranked in the polls (20th in the Associated Press, 22nd in USA Today) a team needs leaders to succeed. Last year, GW lost its top two leaders to graduation, floor general Kristeena […]

Preview:Women’s Atlantic 10 East Outlook

1) Temple Lady Owls Record Last Season: 19-10, 11-5 in A-10 (3rd) Head Coach: Dawn Staley (2nd season) Plays GW: Jan. 18 at GW After being last season’s surprise team in the A-10, the Lady Owls will not catch any team by surprise this year. In her first year as head coach, Dawn Staley, a […]

Nader calls for reforms

Former Green Party presidential candidate Ralph Nader received multiple standing ovations when he declared the war on drugs a complete failure at the Student Leaders in Drug Policy and Justice conference last weekend. He encouraged an audience of about 200 mostly Students for a Sensible Drug Policy members to advocate fair drug policies and not […]

Preview: New coaching staff expects big things

The Colonials not only have the most inexperienced players in the Atlantic 10 but the most inexperienced coaching staff, too. Among the three new assistants, just one, Darrell Brooks, has any experience as a head coach. Steve Pikiell, Kevin Broadus and Brooks said it was Hobbs’s enthusiasm and talent that draw them to GW despite […]

Preview: Women’s Atlantic 10 West Outlook

1) GW Colonials Record Last Season: 22-10, 14-2 in A-10 (2nd) Head Coach: Joe McKeown (13th season) 2) Xavier Musketeers Record Last Season: 31-3, 15-1 in A-10 (1st) Head Coach: Melanie Balcomb (7th season) Plays GW: Feb. 17 at GW Two-time defending A-10 champion Xavier looks to follow up on a run that took them […]

FAA gives $3 million grant

Before the Sept. 11 attacks made air safety an international priority, GW was already working with the Federal Aviation Administration to improve airline security. The FAA will allot $3 million a year to create a GW-led consortium designed to improve safety and security of foreign air carriers operating in the United States. The FAA announced […]

Fall Basketball Preview 2001

New coaching staff expects big new things Colonials forced to draw from fountain of youth Zone defenses to counter size Early challenges for man who must do it all Ready or not, they’re here Men’s Atlantic 10 East Men’s Atlantic 10 West Women’s Atlantic 10 East Women’s Atlantic 10 West Students forgive and forget Women […]

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 […]