November 15, 2007

Volume 104, Issue 26

Stories from the November 15, 2007 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Men’s Basketball: Despite struggles, Moore fights

When junior Cheyenne Moore stepped off the court Wednesday night as his team’s victory over Boston University became certain, he made sure to emphatically slap hands with every single teammate and coach standing next to the bench. His energy level paralleled his attitude on the court. Even during a two-game slump which has the forward […]

SA Note: Senators propose graduate affairs Senate committee

Graduate students may get special representation in the Student Association if new legislation spearheaded by two graduate senators is passed in the upcoming weeks. Sens. Katie Santo (CCAS-G) and Chris Bruno (Law) are working to create the Graduate Affairs Committee Act and plan to vote on the bill at the Nov. 27 senate meeting. If […]

Men’s basketball bring it, together

Maybe this season won’t be the “Maureece Rice Show” after all. With Rice struggling Wednesday night, junior forward Rob Diggs powered the Colonials for the second straight game, as the Colonials broke down Boston University en route to a 69-56 win at Smith Center. Although he is still longer than he is wide, Diggs outmuscled […]

$5 – $10 – $20: An entertainment guide for the cash-strapped college student

If you have $5 The GW Jazz department is hosting its twice-annual Jazz Festival at H.R. 57 Club (1610 14th St. N.W.) on, Nov. 18th at 7:00pm. The concert will feature several GW Jazz ensembles, including the small jazz group “Uber Combo,” the GW Latin Jazz ensemble “Los Gringos,” as well as the student group […]

Campus Calendar

Thursday Inaugural Student Revue Join six acclaimed student performance groups in a celebration of student talent during University President Steven Knapp’s Inauguration Week. Performers include Balance: the GW Ballet group, Capital Funk, Forbidden Planet Productions, Generic Theatre Company, Raas and The Troubadours. 8 to 9:30 p.m. Lisner Auditorium Sponsored by GW Inaugural Office and Program […]


In “Debat cleared of suspicion by ABC” (Nov. 13, p. 3), The Hatchet erroneously attributed the article’s pull quotation. Michael Doyle said the pull quotation, not Jeffrey Schneider. In “After Hours Quizzing Sessions” (Nov. 12. p. 9) The Hatchet identified Nishanth Sidduri as a female. Sidduri is a male.

Women’s Basketball: Adair and Parrish conquer UK

Last year junior Jessica Adair was a star of the GW women’s basketball team’s offense. A week into the season, as the Colonials find themselves in the top 15 of women’s college basketball, Adair has been in the background – until Wednesday night. Adair, the 6-foot-4 center from Anacostia, took her frustration out against the […]

Snapshot: Bowtie Ballin’

Ben Solomon/senior photo editor Former University President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg greets a fellow GW fan at the men’s basketball team’s home game Wednesday. The men’s team beat Boston University 69-56.

Professor resigns abruptly

A visiting political science professor told her Arab-Israeli Conflict class Tuesday she plans to resign from teaching the course for the remainder of the semester, according to students in the class. Chris Deering, chair of the political science department, would not confirm if Hanna Diskin, a visiting professor from Hebrew University in Tel Aviv, Israel, […]

Magazine gives research a poor rank

University President Steven Knapp has stated his intent to make GW a more visible research institution by encouraging faculty to work across departments and with the District. But according to Washington Monthly magazine, Knapp has inherited a university lacking in that very area. In the latest rankings, GW placed 83rd nationwide for number of research […]