November 14, 2002

Volume 99, Issue 31

Stories from the November 14, 2002 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

University limits priority registration

GW is eliminating priority registration for about two-thirds of students who traditionally register early. Officials said the number of students in organizations that register early climbed to about 26 percent of undergraduates this year and has caused upperclassmen to get shut out of classes. More than 10 student organizations and programs were allowed to register […]

The Full Nelson: Trying to cure what ails us

With so many problems popping up in sports lately, you’ve probably been looking for solutions. You’ve even been wondering, “What would Jeff Nelson do?” Well wonder no more, for here are my solutions. Problem 1: The Knicks have finally had it with Latrell Sprewell but are having trouble trading him. Solution 1: Hey Knicks! Stop […]

Club G Dub: Principles of the sword

With the cunning of a fox stalking its prey, a young Japanese swordsman carefully tracks his adversary’s every move. At this moment, concentration is absolute, conscious thought is suppressed and action is completely instinctive. The swordsman recognizes an opening and pounces on his opponent. With an explosion of force, he combines the grace of an […]

Colonials spoil Senior Night at the shore

The GW volleyball team got a confidence-booster going into the final weekend of the regular season Monday night with a non-conference win on the University of Maryland Eastern Shore’s Senior Night. The 3-0 win marked the second consecutive Senior Night spoiler for the Colonials, who also swept LaSalle Saturday. The victory gave the Colonials their […]

Club G Dub: Monthly club roundup

Field Hockey Three GW field hockey members, sophomore goalie Ashley Koen and senior forwards Katie Fitzpatrick and Amanda Hill, played in the National Field Hockey League’s All Star Game Saturday, Nov. 9 at the University of Maryland. The Colonial Field Hockey team is currently 3-4, with losses to Maryland and NC State Oct. 19 and […]

Kofi Annan speaks at U. Maryland

U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan called on Israel to relinquish Palestinian land in a speech at the University of Maryland Wednesday, calling surrender of land the best chance for peace. Annan spoke to a crowd of more than 10,000 faculty and students at the university before meeting with President Bush at the White House later […]

Novice Crews Finish Season Strong at Princeton

The novice crews finished strong at the Belly of the Carnegie, the team’s last race of the season, at Princeton Nov 10. Head Coach Steve Peterson said the competition, which included many top crews on the East Coast, was a good indicator of how the team would do in the spring season. The men’s novice […]

Monroe dazzles Universal with 32 points in preseason win

The GW men’s basketball team’s last exhibition game Thursday night was supposed to be a tune-up for the team’s young core of players but head coach Karl Hobbs took it one step further, giving nearly every player a chance to shake off the rust. Ten different Colonials played 10 minutes or more as GW beat […]

Local homeless refute stereotypes

Two homeless D.C. residents refuted stereotypes and presented their stories of misfortune and recovery in a candid talk before about a dozen students Monday night. The two Washington residents who spent several years sleeping on the streets spoke about drug addictions and begging for food. The speakers, 55-year-old Frederic Savoy and 46-year-old Renee Lucas, talked […]

GWeekend investigates the misunderstood genre of filth

Staring across the San Fernando Valley from atop Sepulveda Pass, one is confronted with an endless expanse of shopping malls, parking lots and freeways – the staples of suburban American life. This is the valley. It’s the place that gave us Disney, valley girls and Lucille Ball. Nestled within this seemingly innocuous part of the […]