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.

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 […]

Ross Romano: Be there to witness history on Sunday

It is time to pack the house at Smith Center. Sunday night is the biggest game of the season to date, possibly for the rest of the year, and you need to be there. It is time to get out there and scream your lungs out for the best team in the Atlantic 10, and […]

Students get probation for posters

The University punished students involved in a controversial poster campaign with disciplinary probation and a $25 fine each, according to documents given to The Hatchet. A University Police Department report also revealed its officers stopped and subsequently released students while they were hanging the posters. Student Judicial Services charged nine students with disorderly conduct and […]

Knapp’s Inauguration: Many students do not plan to attend

Freshman Allison Shawcross said even if she did not have a scheduling conflict she would not attend University President Steven Knapp’s inauguration Friday morning. “Even though the event is a significant part of GW’s history, I feel like my time can be better spent on a Friday,” Shawcross said. “If it was on a weekend […]

Women ready for Scarlet Knights

The clock had yet to expire Wednesday night during the GW women’s basketball team’s win over the University of Kentucky, but the fans’ attention had already shifted. “We want Rutgers!” rang throughout Smith Center during the game’s final minutes as the GW faithful anticipated the Colonials’ Sunday night opponent. The matchup offers GW’s first chance […]