November 13, 2006

Volume 103, Issue 25

Stories from the November 13, 2006 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

GW Blind Date: A chatty dinner date

Awkward silences were nonexistent on a date between Michael, a junior, and Adam, a sophomore, at Firefly restaurant in Dupont Circle as they talked non-stop about home towns, studying abroad and the GW social scene. Michael I have been on a blind date before, when I was in high school in Los Angeles. Adam and […]

Weekly check up: Dangers of piercings and tattoos

Piercings and tattoos are popular tools for self-expression among college students, but if you’re not careful, these body decorations could become ugly scars or painful mistakes. According to a study published in September in the Journal of American Academy of Dermatology, 24 percent of surveyed participants between the ages of 18 and 50 had tattoos, […]

Elliott’s 25 push men to win in Boston

BOSTON, Nov. 10-During the second half of GW’s men’s basketball game against Boston University, senior guard Carl Elliott was knocked hard to the floor after a rough foul while driving. Rather than get in the face of the culprits, Elliott briefly lay on the hardwood floor, then smiled a big toothy grin, got up and […]

What’s the deal with… GW’s yearbook?

For the past few weeks, the Cherry Tree staff has been sitting in the lobby of Ivory Tower taking senior portraits. While snapping photos, they are also spreading the word – it’s not uncommon for students to wonder what the Cherry Tree even is. Many students around campus were unaware that GW has a yearbook […]

Depth needed in post players

While the GW women’s basketball team has received the strong play that it expected from its guards through the season’s first two games, the Colonials likely would not have made it look so easy last weekend without the balanced attack of its post players. The team’s innate need for solid efforts from forwards Chantelle John […]

Under the covers: Navigating GW’s sex scene

At the onset of her fourth year in college, Eve has learned quite a few things about sex. Eve, The Hatchet’s anonymous sex columnist, will share her observations and (sometimes dirty) thoughts about sex at GW with the population that fuels her fire. Editor’s note: names have been changed to protect the naughty I have, […]

Moore back in Dec.

BOSTON, Nov. 10-Sophomore Cheyenne Moore, who is sidelined with a fracture of his left tibia, said before Friday night’s game that he is rehabbing in hopes of coming back by mid-December. Moore said he recently rode on a stationary bike pain-free, something he was unable to do immediately after the injury. Moore transferred from Clemson […]

Playing it safe off campus

It’s 2 a.m. and you just left an off-campus nightclub – any number of nightmare-like situations could ensue. How do you get home? Has your friend had dangerously too much to drink? Where do you go from here? The solution to your problem could be on one convenient card, small enough to fit into your […]

Youth voting increases

Turnout among 18 to 29-year-old voters increased for the second cycle in a row, according to a nonpartisan group affiliated with GW. Election-day exit polls helped determine a 20 percent spike in turnout in the organization’s findings last week. Young Voter Strategies, which took a comprehensive look into the youth vote, is the largest nonpartisan […]

Women win two games by double digits

Before Sunday’s match-up with Coppin State, GW women’s basketball head coach Joe McKeown was asked how he was feeling after missing the team’s season opener on Friday, a 72-58 win over Maryland-Baltimore County. McKeown had been absent from Foggy Bottom for much of the week due to flu-like symptoms. “I’m here,” McKeown said. “We’ll see […]