November 7, 2005

Volume 102, Issue 25

Stories from the November 7, 2005 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Squads welcome eight new faces

In order to fill holes in their rosters, men’s basketball head coach Karl Hobbs and women’s basketball head coach Joe McKeown took opposite approaches in recruiting for the 2005-2006 season. Hobbs went after athletic guards and swingmen to replace T.J. Thompson, while McKeown went after big post players to take the place of Anna Monta?ana. […]

Not-so-veiled convictions: Professor stands up for religious freedom in Turkey

When Merve Kavakci tried to take her oath to enter the Turkish Parliament in 1999, other members of the national assembly shouted “get out” for 45 minutes. One of only a handful of women in the 550-member body, the Elliott School of International Affairs professor expected some opposition from her fellow parliamentarians, but she wasn’t […]

McKeown’s youth movement

It’s the afternoon of Tuesday, Nov. 1 and the GW women’s basketball team is in the middle of an intrasquad scrimmage. Three weeks after Colonials Invasion, the official beginning of basketball season, the squad is practicing in anticipation of what lies in the upcoming winter months. This early in the season, practice has been a […]

Alumnus-author discusses how GW was a center of controversey during the Marvin era

Though the controversy surrounding former American University President Ben Lander has played in the headlines this fall, throughout most of the mid-20th century GW was enthralled in one presidential controversy after another. On Saturday, 2005 GW graduate and former Hatchet editor Andrew Novak spoke about former GW President Cloyd Heck Marvin at the annual D.C. […]

Calendar

Tuesday Presidential administrative fellowship information session The program offers graduating seniors administrative experience at the University while they pursue a master’s degree in their chosen field free of cost. 5 to 6 p.m. Marvin Center 403 Sponsored by the presidential administrative fellows “One Year After” A year ago, George W. Bush won a highly competitive […]

Other schools have students on boards of trustees

University of Massachusetts senior Heather Makrez, a member of her school’s board of trustees, said she loves her job because it forces university administrators to listen to her. UMass officials said they welcome Makrez’s comments and encourage students to have a say in how their school is run. The tone at some other schools – […]

GW Briefs

Team wins space law competition A team of students from the GW Law School was named the 2005 world champions of the Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Competition last month. Third-year law student Kristie Blase and 2005 graduate Olivia Hussey defeated finalists from the National University of Singapore on Oct. 20 at the competition’s […]

GW’s flu vaccines delayed, officials unsure when they will arrive

Student Health Services has postponed its annual flu shot clinics because it has not yet received enough vaccines. The University’s regular flu shot provider, Medical Faculty Associates Pharmacy, did not supply any vaccines this year. A small shipment of 200 flu shots was received Tuesday night from the company Chiron, said Dr. Isabel Goldenberg, director […]

Staff editorial: Intelligent design: a moot debate

America is a deeply religious and spiritual society. Some of the most deeply religious men in American history have been its founding fathers. The founders, however, saw the need for religion as a means to enlighten democracy to guide a set of basic values. They did not view religion as an essential component for inclusion […]

WEB EXTRA: Men’s soccer ends disappointing season with win

Despite failing to qualify for the Atlantic 10 tournament a year after winning it, the GW men’s soccer team was determined to end the season with some excitement. Three second-half goals in less than three minutes gave the Colonials a 3-0 victory over La Salle. ” It feels amazing,” senior tri-captain Matt Miller said. “We […]