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: 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 […]

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 […]