November 25, 2002

Volume 99, Issue 34

Stories from the November 25, 2002 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Around DC

Students deliver subpoenas to Ashcroft Activists representing students at more than 300 college campuses delivered more than 1,000 subpoenas to Attorney General John Ashcroft Wednesday, calling for more transparency in law enforcement. The delivery was part of the “First Monday” campaign, alleging the erosion of civil liberties since September 11. “We are very concerned about […]

Around the Nation

Test history now reported with MCAT U-WIRE) DURHAM, N.C. – The medical school admissions pressure cooker, known as the MCAT, just got a whole lot hotter. Among the changes approved for 2003, the most significant is that medical schools will now receive an applicant’s entire testing history – not just the highest score – when […]

NFL comes to GW

Without a tackle football team of their own, students do not mention GW and the NFL in the same sentence too often. But because of GW’s intramural flag football league, all that has changed. Saturday marked the first NFL College Flag Football Championship Bash, held at the Mount Vernon field. The bash concluded the first […]

Pops starts strong as GW wins Red Auerbach Classic

Freshman Pops Mensah-Bonsu was told before Saturday’s championship game of the Red Auerbach Colonial Classic that he would get the first start of his collegiate career, but nobody told him he was supposed to play like it. The 6-foot-9, 220-pound forward started at center and recorded career highs with 24 points and seven rebounds to […]

Dedicated neighbor

Fifty-year Foggy Bottom resident Lucille Molinelli lived with her husband and baby daughter in what is now Thurston Hall for 15 years. This past June, Molinelli proudly accepted the first ever Olga Corey Award for enhancing the quality of life in Foggy Bottom. Molinelli said she strives to keep “the neighborhood a desired place to […]

McKeown sets record in blowout win

One would think GW women’s basketball head coach Joe McKeown would get all the attention on a night when he became the winningest women’s coach in Atlantic 10 history. But not on a night when his star player set career highs in rebounds and points and his team recorded its largest margin of victory since […]

Battling those winter blues

Longer nights do not always mean more fun. As the days get shorter, many people find themselves battling the wintertime blues. But for some the drive to stay indoors and curl up in bed is not just to avoid putting on a hat and gloves. Although most people notice a little weight gain and lethargy, […]

Volleyball falls in A-10 final

A 25-kill performance by junior Sarah Hokom propelled the GW volleyball team into the Atlantic 10 championship match this weekend, but even the co-captain’s efforts were not enough to knock off No.1 seed and GW’s Achilles heel, Temple, for the title. GW (19-13, 8-7 A-10) moved past Dayton in four games Friday night to come […]