November 22, 2004

Volume 101, Issue 31

Stories from the November 22, 2004 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Hobbs and staff sign two recruits

Four years into coach Karl Hobbs’ tenure, the GW men’s basketball program is developing a distinct identity. The Colonials signed high school players Robert Diggs and Montrel McDonald to letters of intent last week, bringing in two recruits who appear to fit the coaching staff’s mold. Both are versatile and athletic and have the ability […]

Registration woes irk professors

With students now choosing classes for the spring 2005 semester, professors are expressing outrage over a number of complications that delayed the start of registration last week. They are calling for the University to take a hard look at the causes behind the problem. Originally scheduled to start Nov. 9, registration for undergraduates was pushed […]

Calendar

Monday “Multiculturalism: What does it really mean?” Part of the R.E.A.L. Conversations series 7 to 9 p.m. Marvin Center Room 413 Sponsored by the Student Activities Center, Multicultural Student Services Center, Student Development Center and Community Living and Learning Center Peruvian National Chorus 7:30 to 9 p.m. Jack Morton Auditorium Sponsored by the School of […]

Thurston to undergo evaluation

Thurston Hall, GW’s largest freshman residence, is undergoing an evaluation to determine whether its exterior will need any maintenance or repairs. Work on the dorm could be amended if students feel it starts to interfere with studying for finals, said Eric Hougen, project manager for the University’s office of business operations. Finals begin Dec. 14. […]

Pets make good roomate for some students

In dorm life, roommates can be a source of social anguish or cost students valuable study time. But for some students, different kinds of roommates – pets – provide relaxation and are constant sources of support. One City Hall resident said she is comforted by the very manageable fish she keeps in her room, though […]

Exploring interracial dating at GW

Dating between people of different racial groups has always been a topic of controversy. Students at GW tend to be open to interracial dating, often because the campus’s diversity leads to a lot of interaction among people of different backgrounds. Some of the interracial dating, however, may be due to inconsistencies between the numbers of […]

Arafat’s death may pave way to peace, professor says

A post-Yasser Arafat Palestinian government may bring new hope for peace between Israelis and Palestinians, Florida Atlantic University professor Walid Phares told students in the Marvin Center Thursday night. Phares, a doctor who has appeared on television as an expert on Middle East conflicts, told his 10-member audience that a new cabinet formed in the […]

Column: The Sticky Jelly Situation

by Recently I decided to go on my annual vintage shopping spree, otherwise known as rummaging through my old clothing in storage. Aside from my sweet bellbottom Levi’s and baby doll shirts, I came across a bag of old accessories. Included in this bag of rhinestones and butterfly rings were my favorite bangles circa sixth […]

Men’s soccer beats UNC in NCAA Tournament

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – The GW men’s soccer team advanced to the second round of the NCAA Tournament for the second time in program history Friday night, defeating the University of North Carolina 1-0 at Fetzer Stadium. The Colonials’ last Tournament win came in 1989. GW has not lost in 10 straight games this season, […]

Eleven years later, Seinfeld proudly displays puffy shirt

In a 1993 episode of “Seinfeld,” Jerry Seinfeld dons a puffy white shirt during a television appearance and is the butt of Bryant Gumbel’s jokes. But on Thursday night, Seinfeld – the real Jerry Seinfeld, that is – had the last laugh, as the shirt became a part of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American […]