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.

Letters to the Editor

Avoiding anger in face of hatred I would like to reply to those who argue that we should pile anger upon hate in dealing with racist acts across campus in the Nov. 5 Letters to the Editor. Yes, we should universally disapprove and condemn racist acts across campus. Should we involve the Federal Bureau of […]

English department chair reports theft

When Jeffrey Cohen, the chair of the English department, returned to his office after making some photocopies, what he found astonished him. His desk was arranged as usual, but there was a gaping hole where his laptop computer had been 30 minutes earlier. Also its chain lock cable was slashed. “I was angry,” Cohen said. […]

Basketball Preview: Words and wisdom of Hobbs

“The thing when you have new guys, they bring a new sense of enthusiasm, they bring some new energy. As a coach, one of the most gratifying things is seeing your guys progressing. That’s the beauty of coaching. “ “We always miss having older guys. They’re veterans. they know what they’re supposed to do. Carl […]

SA Note: New SA official to tackle issues of hate and diversity

The Student Association Senate approved a director of diversity affairs Tuesday night in its meeting at Marvin Center amid an intensified look by the student government into issues of hate and diversity. Senior Shannon Holmes, the appointee, said she will work with the SA to create a “commitment to values” document that will state GW’s […]

Basketball Preview: Ross Romano: Recruiting key to success

“They don’t rebuild, they reload.” That expression, used to describe powerhouse programs such as Duke who always manage to be in contention for the Final Four, does not apply to GW’s men’s basketball team in the same. But it is starting to be apt on a smaller scale. The true sign of success for a […]

Parking entrepreneur dies

The co-founder of Colonial Parking, a District garage company named after GW’s mascot, died last month at the GW Hospital. Serge Gambal, 84, died Oct. 16 of congestive heart failure. Friends and loved ones remember him as a loving father and husband, capable businessman and generous philanthropic supporter. Since its inception in 1953, Colonial Parking […]

Snapshot: Money Music

Viktors Dindzans/Hatchet photographer DJ $crilla, widely known for remixing songs to include the names of fraternities and sororities, performed for Greek Week participants at Columbian Square in the Marvin Center Tuesday night. Greek Week ends on Saturday.

Basketball Preview: Women’s Projected Starting 5

Kim Beck Senior, point guard – 5-foot-8 Last year: 11.3 points per game, 5.34 assists per game Lowdown: Beck has started all four years at GW and has become one of the nation’s best point guards in the process. This year, she is a preseason candidate for the Wooden Award, given to the nation’s best […]

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 […]