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.

Column: Forgetting about the base

On Nov. 5, the American people went to the polls to articulate a clear message. They want tax breaks. They support denying collective bargaining rights to workers under Bush’s homeland security plan. They want a new approach to partial privatization of social security and the creation of jobs through a more de-regulated environmental policy. Or […]

Around D.C.

Vietnam memorial ceremony marks Veteran’s Day Bagpipes played in the background as the names of more than 58,000 Vietnam war casualties echoed off the war memorial’s walls. The reading, which began Saturday, is expected to take about 65 hours ending on Veteran’s Day, Monday. “Just hearing all of the names is overwhelming and kind of […]

BBall Preview: From left field: Marching through the season

Forget Midnight Madness, exhibitions and pre-conference games. Forget Temple, Richmond and Dayton. In fact, forget the Atlantic 10 regular season all together. For me, the women’s basketball season starts in March. Think I’m crazy? Let’s take a walk through the earlier months. You’ll see. November and December Non-conference games matter for one reason – strength […]

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 […]