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.

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 […]

WEB EXTRA: Fifth annual Customer Service Celebration replete with ceremonies, awards

The fifth annual Customer Service Celebration aimed to recognize the importance of customer service took place last week. Consisting of workshops and award ceremonies, the celebration was intended to both sharpen customer service skills among employees on campus and honor those who have shown exceptional dedication to serving the community. “The purpose of the celebration […]

Plan to extend Metro to Dulles airport delayed

Deliberations over using a tunnel or an above-ground rail delayed construction on Metro’s extension to Dulles International Airport another year. The planned 23-mile extension runs through Tysons Corner, Reston, Herndon, Dulles airport and east Loudoun County in Northern Virginia. Construction is expected to break ground anywhere from fall 2007 to early 2008, pending a $9 […]