November 10, 2005

Volume 102, Issue 26

Stories from the November 10, 2005 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

WEB EXTRA: CRs, CDs played a role in Virginia campaigns

Democrat Tim Kaine will succeed GW alumnus Mark Warner as Virginia’s next governor, after defeating Republican Jerry Kilgore by a six-point margin Tuesday night. Kaine’s victory with 52 percent of the vote marks the end of a hotly contested statewide race that Kilgore was expected to win not more than two months ago. The Republican […]

WEB UPDATE: SA president denies sexual harassment charges

Posted Sunday, Nov. 13, 7:10 p.m. Student Association President Audai Shakour categorically denied sexual harassment charges leveled against him last week by a female colleague. A female SA member alleged that an act of harassment occurred in mid October, and she filed a complaint three and a half weeks later on Nov. 7, Shakour said. […]

WEB EXTRA: UN General Assembly president addresses Elliott School

UN General Assembly President Jan Eliasson told students and distinguished guests, including retiring Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, Tuesday night that the UN is “is facing a most important crossroad.” Eliasson said that despite criticism of the UN, including the oil-for-food scandal in which former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein pocketed billions of dollars meant […]

WEB EXTRA: SA Senate approves new constitution

The Student Association Senate voted early Wednesday morning to pass major changes to the organization’s governing document, the SA constitution. Students may have an opportunity to vote on the changes to the constitution by the end of the month. Also early Wednesday morning the SA Senate failed to pass a student fee increase that could […]

Crime Log

Unlawful entry 11/6 – Thurston Hall – 12:01 a.m. – case closed A University Police officer on patrol recognized an individual in the hallway of the dormitory who had previously been barred from campus. The officer requested the individual’s identification and determined that the subject had been barred Sept. 25. Following the positive identification, the […]

WEB EXTRA: Varsity roundup

A-10 honors Sophomore Janine Brown was named player of the week for volleyball. Brown had 33 kills in two matches last week, while registering 14 kills and 12 digs against Fordham on Nov. 6 in the Smith Center. She only racked up 14 errors for a hitting percentage of .241 and 26 digs, three block […]

Market growing for ‘serious games’

Military personnel, scientists, educators, policy-makers and medical researchers gathered near Washington, D.C. last month to see and play all the latest video games. But the games showcased at the second annual Serious Games Summit in Crystal City, Va. are more than just regular video games; their purpose is to educate. And according to the Serious […]

WEB EXTRA: Ballet kicks off season with ‘delicious’ performance

The Eisenhower Theater of the Kennedy Center played host to Washington Ballet’s performance this past weekend. The company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Septime Webre, was aiming to please with its season-opening bill of Serenade, Carmen and Nine Sinatra Songs. The Thursday night performance unfolded like a delicious three-course meal. George Balanchine’s Serenade, a […]