November 19, 2001

Volume 98, Issue 31

Stories from the November 19, 2001 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Staff Editorial: Movin’ on up

Rankings do not matter. This is the standard response of GW officials confronting the University’s perennial disappointment in the annual U.S. News and World Report list of the best American colleges and universities. But administrators’ words do not always match their actions. When GW last appeared in the “top tier” of the U.S. News rankings, […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Virginia senator calls for relief after tragedy

Posted Nov. 19, 10:30 p.m. – The country will use core American principles to defeat terrorism but it will take patience, Virginia Sen. George Allen told about 40 mostly College Republicans Monday night at the University Club. “Americans are unified from California across the heartland to New York City, and we are resolved to persevere […]

Staff Editorial: Illusion of diversity?

By the numbers, Religion Week was a great success for the student groups that organized it. A Diwali dance performance drew more than 400 students, and the Festivals of Faiths filled Kogan Plaza. But a closer look at these events highlights a concern we should all keep in mind – how diverse we really are. […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: UPD responds to late night car race

Posted Nov. 19, 10:30 p.m. – A silver Mercedes Kompressor skidded onto the sidewalk of the Alumni House at 20th and F streets Sunday night, making a loud screeching noise outside Thurston Hall that brought curious residents outside at 11:30 p.m. A University Police officer on the scene who identified herself as Corporal Archie said […]

Letter to the Editor: Supporting STARs

I would like to respond to Christian Berle’s op-ed (“Fix Registration System,” Nov. 15, p. 5). Berle says the Student Admissions Representative program is undeserving of early registration. He claims the STAR program is in part responsible for students being closed out of classes. But Berle made a few errors made in his assessment . […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: SAE members face SJS charges

Posted Nov. 20, 10:30 p.m. — Seven students in the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity were charged with hazing and other offenses by Student Judicial Services after a kidnapping prank outside Funger Hall Nov. 7, according to Senior Assistant Dean of Students Michael Walker. The students must complete 10 hours of community service and are placed […]

Letter to the Editor: Greeks ignored?

I awoke Nov. 12 excited to read The Hatchet. My fraternity, Tau Kappa Epsilon, hosted our annual fall philanthropy event, the Turkey Bowl, Nov. 10, and The Hatchet knew about it. I assumed The Hatchet would cover it. Most of GW’s sororities joined my fraternity brothers and I to play football. All of the sorority […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: GW wins Colonial Classic, Monroe Earns MVP

Posted Nov. 26, 10:45 p.m. — Chris Monroe scored 34 points in GW’s 116-102 win over Yale University at home Saturday, sealing the Colonials’ eighth consecutive Red Auerbach Colonial Classic Championship. GW advanced to Saturday’s game with a 69-52 win over Binghamton University Thursday. After trailing Yale by as many as 14 in the second […]

Colonials hold off Hawks

Despite a sloppy opening performance, the GW women’s basketball team overcame a 10-point second half deficit and held off the University of Hartford 70-61 at the Smith Center Saturday. GW held Hartford star forward Janeka Lopp to one basket in the second half after she dominated the first half with 16 points. Tied at 53 […]

Tennessee bound for Smith Center

Last year’s pick to win the women’s NCAA Tournament is coming to town. On Nov. 27, the Colonial women hostthe Tennessee Lady Vols, the No. 2 team in the country. GW, ranked No. 20 by the Associated Press, has never hosted a team ranked that high under head coach Joe McKeown. Despite a number of […]