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.

BBall Preview: Sophomores connect for success

Women’s basketball head coach Joe McKeown does not have to work very hard to integrate his new recruits into his team this season, because there are none. With only one senior graduating from last year’s squad, McKeown said he will concentrate on developing the young talent he has rather than adding new recruits. The absence […]

GW may add writing requirement

An initiative in the works will replace English 10 and 11 next fall with freshman writing workshops and will add “writing intensive” courses for upperclassmen, officials said. Administrators said the new curriculum will give freshmen with different skill levels the same “base knowledge” and get them more interested in learning. Neither requirement would affect current […]

BBall Preview: GW’s freshmen stand tall

Seeing Alexander Kireev towering over managers, coaches and teammates on the Smith Center court, fans will notice one thing. He’s tall. At 6-foot-11, the Ukrainian native is one of six Colonial freshmen that stands 6-foot-8 or higher, providing the Colonials with a much-needed inside presence for the 2002-03 season. GW ranked among the worst teams […]

BBall Preview:Women’s Atlantic 10 Outlook

EAST 1. Temple Owls Record last season: 20-11 (12-4 A-10)* Head Coach: Dawn Staley (3rd season) Plays GW: Jan. 12 at Temple Head coach Dawn Staley has turned Temple into a nationally ranked team and will continue that determination in this her third year as the Owls look to defend their A-10 Championship title. Last […]

University considers new INS tracking system

GW officials have yet to subscribe the University to a new federal tracking system that keeps tabs on foreign students. The system, which was instated in response to Sept. 11, will force all colleges and universities participating in foreign exchange programs to report students’ activities to Immigration Naturalization Services. University officials said they are “confident” […]

BBall Preview: Men’s Atlantic 10 Outlook

East 1. Temple Owls Last season: 19-15 (12-4 A-10) Head coach: John Chaney (21st season) Plays GW: Jan. 5 at Temple Does John Chaney ever have to rebuild? Ranked 47th in the country by Athlon Sports, the Owls will remain one of the best teams in the conference despite the losses of starters Kevin Lyde, […]


Junior Sarah Jameson, a member of the Neighbors’ Project, participates in Kidsfest on the fourth floor of the Marvin Center Friday morning. One of the goals of Kidsfest was to bring District children to GW in order to provide an entertaining and unique day for them. About ten GW students played games with about 30 […]

BBall Preview: McKeown leads women with patience

They don’t come here for the intimate campus. They don’t come here for the ivy-covered buildings. And they certainly don’t come here to see the football team play on Saturdays. So what does attract some of the country’s top female high school basketball players to GW? Thirteen-year veteran head coach Joe McKeown, for one. “It […]

Schools with large numbers of minorities receive government grants

Posted 6:04 p.m. Nov. 13 by Bernard Pollack U-WIRE (DC BUREAU) (U-WIRE) WASHINGTON–The U.S. government granted $90 million to 81 selected colleges and universities nationwide last week in an effort to increase funding for schools that cater to disadvantaged and predominately minority students. Federal lawmakers hope that the increased funding will help to level the […]