November 8, 2007

Volume 104, Issue 24

Stories from the November 8, 2007 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Basketball Preview: Colonial Army recruits 800

Perhaps the best way to enjoy a basketball game is as a member of the Colonial Army, the men’s and women’s basketball’s student spirit group. After about a month of recruitment, about 800 students have signed up for the organization, co-president Becky Wilson said. This is about even with the number the group has received […]

Campus Calendar

Thursday NALSA Presents DOJ attorney Lawrence Baca The Native American Law Students Association will host Lawrence Baca of the Department of Justice. Baca will give an address entitled “Indian Mascots: The Latest Salvo in the Educational War Against Indians.” 5 to 7 p.m. Law School Student Conference Center Sponsored by Multicultural Student Services Center Friday […]

Basketball Preview: Number Crunch, Did You Know?

Did you know? Freshman Jabari Edwards’s high school coach, Dan Hurley, is the son of Bob Hurley Sr., who coached fellow GW freshman Miles Beatty in high school. Bob’s other son, Bobby, won two national championships at Duke University in 1991 and 1992 before being drafted seventh overall by the Sacramento Kings in the 1993 […]

Basketball Preview: Despite different personas, guards mesh

It is a routine weekday practice for the GW women’s basketball team, but for the infrequent bystander, two players tend to stand out the most. One dribbles up the court calling out the play, and while she is easily heard, she carries a quiet but solid presence about her that makes it clear who is […]

University: Freshman drew swastikas

Freshman Sarah Marshak confessed to drawing more than three swastikas on her door but told The Hatchet she only drew the final three. University officials said Marshak was dishonest in statements to the media and the University Police Department has a signed confession stating she drew more than three of the hate symbols. “(It is) […]

Basketball Preview: A guide to Men’s A-10 competition

Xavier Last season: 23-7, 13-3 A-10 (first place) Against GW last season: Xavier 87, GW 58 This year vs. GW: Jan. 19 in Cincinnati, March 1 at GW Head coach: Sean Miller, fourth year Returning starters: Three The Word: Last year, the Musketeers were seconds away from beating eventual national runner-up Ohio State in the […]

Basketball Preview: McKeown: here to stay

When GW women’s basketball coach Joe McKeown came to Foggy Bottom in September of 1989, he never anticipated being here a quarter-century. About to begin his 18th year at the helm of the team, McKeown sees at least another eight seasons with the Colonials in his future, which he solidified in August when he signed […]

Staff Editorial: Involvement with rankings concerning

Earlier this week officials from the School of Business e-mailed and visited classes prompting seniors to participate in a Business Week survey that helps determine the school’s ranking in the publication. While a simple reminder to students to fill out the survey would have been appropriate in this situation, business school officials instead overstepped boundaries […]

Basketball Preview: A guide to Women’s out-of-conference competition

No. 3 Rutgers When: Nov. 18 Last year: 27-9 Postseason activity: Won Big East Conference Championship, lost to Tennessee in NCAA tournament final Head coach: C. Vivian Stringer, 12th season Returning starters: Five The Word: Seniors Matee Avajon and Essence Carson and junior Kia Vaughn were named preseason Wooden Award candidates, an honor given to […]

Basketball Preview: Transfer juniors done waiting, have their turn

Cheyenne Moore and Wynton Witherspoon decided it was time to turn the tables. Sitting on Smith Center’s bleachers, Moore took possession of the voice recorder mid-interview, then flipped it around and began to ask questions. “Well, how good do you think we’ll be?” Moore asked this reporter, referring to the team as a whole. A […]