November 16, 2006

Volume 103, Issue 26

Stories from the November 16, 2006 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

BTI Classic

GW Current ranking (ESPN/USAToday, AP): 25, Not ranked 2006 post-season result: NCAA second round 2005-2006 record: 23-9 (13-3 A-10) 2006-2007 record: 2-0 Returning Starters: Four The skinny: Injuries to sophomore twins Jazmine and Jessica Adair could hurt the Colonials’ depth, but sophomores Chantelle John and Jamila Bates have shown poise under the net. Juniors Sarah-Jo […]

Molly Gannon: Tell athletes what to expect in the classroom

Not long after registration closed this fall, the GW Office of Academic Support forwarded an e-mail to all the student-athletes concerning a particular class for spring semester. One professor, who teaches a women’s studies class, made it clear that because her class would be located a bit off campus, athletes should factor 20 minutes into […]

Diggs emerges as threat

Sophomore Rob Diggs averaged just seven minutes a game last year – not because he was not good enough to contribute, but because there was no room for him on the court. Pops Mensah-Bonsu, Omar Williams, Mike Hall and Alex Kireev were all frontcourt players and all seniors; Diggs would have to wait his turn. […]

Letter to the Editor

Other coffee choices In the fall of last year, I worked part-time in the Gelman Library Starbucks, which was always busy. After a semester of closing shifts, I quit in December to prepare for studying abroad in the spring. When I visited my old co-workers this past weekend, nobody seemed too happy about the one-sided […]

WEB EXTRA: Penguins tap dancing: that really says all there is to say

In 1930, legendary jazz bandleader Cab Calloway recorded a song called “Happy Feet” with his orchestra. Calloway sang of an uncontrollable urge that came over his ten tapping toes to dance when he heard a low-down beat. Before his death twelve years ago, do you think that in his wildest dreams he’d believe his song […]

Men’s Basketball: Fast Facts

GW vs. Longwood When: Friday, 7:30 p.m. Where: Smith Center Television: None Radio: WTWP 107.7 FM, 1500 AM, GWRadio.com History: This is Longwood’s second year in Division I college basketball. The two have never faced each other. Game notes: This game should be another clobbering, but there is at least one thing to watch out […]

Old time rock and soul

The 24-year-old Marc Broussard is poised to bring his impossibly soulful music to the 9:30 Club this Thursday and Friday, opening up for G. Love and Special Sauce. The blend of his Bayou music and G. Love’s Philly-style grooves should provide a great atmosphere. “He’s a great guy,” Broussard said about G. Love. “We’re having […]