November 14, 2005

Volume 102, Issue 27

Stories from the November 14, 2005 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Calendar

Tuesday American Medical Students Association General Body Meeting Last chance to become a member and order T-shirts. 5 to 6 p.m. Marvin Center Amphitheater Oxfam Hunger Banquet The Hunger Banquet is a dramatization of the global distribution of wealth. 7 to 8:30 p.m. Marvin Center Continental Ballroom Sponsored by the Neighbors Project and the Health […]

GW Briefs

Professor wins $200,000 grant GW Security Policies Director Gordon Adams was awarded a $200,000 grant from the MacArthur Foundation last month to develop a strategy to streamline national security resource and budgeting processes in the federal government. Adams, an international affairs professor, formerly served as assistant director for national security and international affairs at the […]

UPD steps up evacuation drills

University Police increased evacuation drills in dorms on the Foggy Bottom campus over the past month in order to better prepare students for potential emergencies. Additional drills took place from Oct. 17 to Nov. 7 in a select group of GW residence halls, mostly freshman dorms and densely populated dorms. UPD Chief Dolores Stafford said […]

Akingbade may redshirt; status of Mensah-Bonsu’s injury uncertain

Before senior Pops Mensah-Bonsu went down with an injury during Saturday’s exhibition against Division II team Augusta State, the GW men’s basketball team was planning to redshirt senior Dokun Akingbade for the 2005-2006 season, Director of Athletics Jack Kvancz said Sunday. The 6-foot-9 Maryland native is seen as the primary backup for Mensah-Bonsu. Coach Karl […]

Corrections

In a review of 50 Cent’s new movie “Get Rich or Die Tryin’” (Nov. 10, p. 7), The Hatchet wrote that the movie was scheduled to open Friday, Nov. 11. It opened Wednesday, Nov. 9. The article “Dorms to get free condoms” (Nov. 10, p. 3) reported that students in some dorms would be able […]

Women’s basketball team handles EV1 All-Stars

Start the slideshow! The GW women’s basketball team opens up its season with five games against strong teams. But to prepare for a challenging schedule, the squad had to start somewhere. The Colonials began their season Sunday with a 75-53 win in an exhibition match-up against Everyone’s Internet All-Stars. The All-Stars are comprised of former […]

Colonials barely handle Augusta State, 103-96

Start the slideshow! The new banner that commemorates 2005’s Atlantic 10 championship and NCAA tournament appearance is meant to evoke memories of last year’s successful men’s basketball season. GW coach Karl Hobbs said the way his team played Saturday in what was supposed to be a warm-up against a Division II team, another banner is […]

Universities staying in touch with students by cell

College students have come to view cell phones over the years as a social need. Before long, they may find them to be an academic necessity as well. In collaboration with mobile phone technology firms, some universities are looking to make cell phones an extension of their digital information systems, allowing students to keep up-to-date […]

Women’s basketball notes

Beck assumes leadership role Sophomore point guard Kim Beck exhibited characteristics of a leader against the Everyone’s Internet All-Stars Sunday. Beck did all the little things: taking a charge, making sound decisions on fast breaks and hitting six of 10 three-point shots. Coach Joe McKeown said the biggest change Beck has made for this year […]