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.

The Bar Belle: The Black Rooster

The Black Rooster 1919 L St. N.W. It was around midnight on my friend’s 22nd (read: unimportant) birthday, and we had already exhausted all the normal birthday activities. We had taken a round of 99 Apples shots (FYI: don’t be enticed by their sweet candy aroma. They taste like lighter fluid). We had watched nearly […]

Greek Briefs

Kappa Kappa Gamma Sorority to host annual kickball tournament The Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority will host its third annual Kappa Kickball Tournament Saturday. The event, open to any group within the GW community, will take place on University Yard from noon to 4 p.m. Standard kickball rules apply, and the event is organized so that […]

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, 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 […]