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.

WEB UPDATE: Commencement to take place on Mall

Posted Wednesday, Nov. 9, 5:15 p.m. Updated 6:19 p.m. The May 21 Commencement ceremony will take place on the Mall, University officials announced late Wednesday afternoon. The announcement ends a month and a half of uncertainty about where the University’s annual graduation ceremony would be held. In September, National Park Service confirmed to The Hatchet […]

WEB EXTRA: Israeli soldiers discuss experiences at Hillel

About 40 students, faculty and Hillel staff members attended a discussion about soldiers’ experiences fighting in a war of biblical proportions Friday night at Hillel. Two Israeli Defense Force soldiers spoke of their experiences in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict at a memorial event for the 10-year anniversary of the assassination of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin. […]

WEB EXTRA: Teams get new assistant coaches

A new season brings new coaches to Foggy Bottom. Both the men and women’s squads will benefit from the addition of a new assistant to their coaching staffs. This season the Colonials welcome Phil Rowe, formerly the head coach at several New Hampshire colleges, to the men’s staff; and Mike Bozeman, an acclaimed high school […]

Md. teen turns life around on football field

In high school, Raymond Brown had the makings of a great college athlete. He had talent; as a senior, his Maryland high school named him to his county’s all-star football team. He was versatile; as well as football, he could hold his own in basketball, baseball and track. And at 6’1″ and 200 pounds, he […]

Depth, athleticsm power men’s squad

Coach Karl Hobbs is a reserved leader, evidenced not by his courtside demeanor but his humble attitude regarding purported success. Last year, when the buzz surrounding his squad was loud and ESPN’s Andy Katz named the Colonials the season’s “it” team, Hobbs let his humble nature show. This year, there is no reason for Hobbs […]

Corrections

The Nov. 3 article “GW readies for 2013 accreditation” (p. 12) incorrectly stated GW’s next accreditation date. The next accreditation will actually take place in 2008 – the same year the University’s self-study must be completed. GW will undergo a periodic review in 2013, which is completed halfway through each 10-year accreditation cycle. Also, due […]

Hospital lends helping hand in Pakistan

In the wake of last month’s devastating earthquake in the Pakistan border region, eight doctors and nurses from the GW Hospital traveled across the world to lend their hands and medical expertise to injured victims. The volunteer team of medical professionals, dubbed Operation Heart Beat, traveled to Garhi Dopatta in Pakistani-controlled Kashmir Oct. 14 to […]

Smith Center gets upgrades, still hinders scheduling

When you talk with Athletics Director Jack Kvancz about the Smith Center, he likens it to a 1959 Cadillac. “I can change the carburetor, I can change the wheels. It looks good and it runs good, however, there’s not a whole lot more I can do with the car. It is what it is, a […]

Kevan Duve: The special courses dessert menu

If you are a student paying more than $50,000 a year to attend a university, you are going to expect to receive a certain amount of cosseting. You are going to expect access to luxurious dormitories and multi-million-dollar wellness centers. You are going to expect to be entertained and mollified by your university for every […]