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.

Scheduling a game in itself

Take a look at the GW men’s basketball roster this season, and you’ll see the most talented team the school’s had in years. Take a look at their schedule, and you may wonder if they’ll ever have a chance to prove it. After a breakout season last year that featured back-to-back wins over two ranked […]

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. […]