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.

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 […]

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 […]