November 11, 2002

Volume 99, Issue 30

Stories from the November 11, 2002 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

GW hosts Latin American diplomat

El Salvadorian Ambassador Rene Antonio Leon Rodriguez discussed his country’s new democratic system and its economic development in a speech at GW Saturday night. The Ambassador spoke at a program called “Journey to El Salvador” hosted by the International Students Society in the Marvin Center’s Grand Ballroom. He received a warm welcome from the audience […]

Indians celebrate new year

More than 400 students and friends of the GW Indian community attended a sold-out celebration of Diwali, the Festival of Lights, hosted by the Indian Students’ Association Friday night. The 15th annual celebration featured Indian and non-Indian students performing 13 different acts in the filled Marvin Center Grand Ballroom in honor of the Indian new […]

Volleyball maintains A-10 standing with weekend split

The GW volleyball team kept its Atlantic 10 tournament spot intact with a weekend split in Philadelphia, knocking off La Salle Saturday after losing to Temple Friday. Despite the one loss, the Colonials remain among the top four teams in the Atlantic 10 standings with only two conference games left in the regular season. Temple […]

Muslims, Jews to share meal

Muslim and Jewish students will put aside cultural differences Tuesday night when they share a meal and celebrate the end of the daily fasts of the Muslim holiday Ramadan together. Jewish and Muslim students participated in the meal, Iftar, five years ago but have not celebrated together since. Organizers said they hope Tuesday’s event will […]

On call with EMeRG

On a quiet night for the Emergency Medical Response Group, three team members left their office at the Marvin Center parking garage to answer their first and only call of the evening Friday. At 3:45 a.m., two well-dressed, intoxicated male students attempted to talk their way out of University Police questioning about their actions during […]

BBall Preview: Colonials lose bulk in Forchion’s absence

With six freshmen and few veterans, the 2002 Colonials need all the experienced players they can get. Unfortunately they will be without a big one-their anchor in the paint, sophomore Tamal Forchion. The power forward will not return to start the season, having suffered a broken left ankle when 290-pound former Temple standout Ron Rollerson […]

SA senators call for resignations

As the Student Association prepares for an emergency town hall meeting Monday to address recent scandals, unofficial letters are circulating within the SA Senate calling for the resignation of senior student government leaders. Senators have also personally called for the resignations of Sens. J.P. Blackford (G-SEAS) and Dan Moss (U-SBPM). Sen. Nina Kollars (G-ESIA) said […]

Around Campus

Baseball offers $15 Wizards tickets Discount tickets to see the Washington Wizards take on the Utah Jazz Thursday at 7:30 p.m. will be available to GW students for four hours Monday from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. on the first floor of the Marvin Center. Tickets are $15 with $5 from every ticket going to […]

BBall Preview: Monroe leads GW through tough times

The men’s basketball team has gone through a coaching change, NCAA violations and the loss of key players to the NBA draft and the D.C. penal system over the past three years, but through it all there has been one constant – Chris Monroe. The senior guard out of Hyattsville, Md., has been a starter […]