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: 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 […]

At the Verizon Center: The Police

Viktors Dindzans/Hatchet photographer Sting, the lead singer from The Police, performs at Verizon Center Monday night. Between 1978 and 1983, The Police released five chart-topping albums and won six Grammy Awards.

Basketball Preview: Men to serve up heaping helpings of Rice

In many ways, this year begins a new era for GW’s men basketball. In others, it will be business as usual. Back in March, GW found itself facing Vanderbilt, who dealt the Colonials a 77-44 defeat in the first round of the NCAA tournament. The loss brought to earth a program that seemed to be […]

Diana Kugel: Decoding classroom decorum

Most of us have been attending some kind of learning institution since we were 5 or 6 years old, so the concept of education is ingrained in us. So well ingrained perhaps that we fail to acknowledge just how lucky we actually are. Especially as college students, we are absolutely privileged to be able to […]