November 12, 2009

Volume 106, Issue 26

Stories from the November 12, 2009 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Sophomore seniority

By most college basketball standards, sophomores Tara Booker and Tiana Myers might be considered young. The two are, after all, only entering their second season of basketball at the collegiate level. But on a GW women’s basketball team that enters this season with 10 underclassmen among its 11-player roster, the Colonials will turn to Booker […]

Year two: Bozeman’s team is finally his own

The center-court team huddle breaks at practice and head coach Mike Bozeman is smiling, cracking a joke with his players. This is his second season as the head coach for GW women’s basketball, but for the first time, the players are his. Bozeman took the reins last summer after the departure of longtime coach Joe […]

Music, family inspire standout Hollis

Damian Hollis has the size – a 6-foot-8-inch, 215-pound frame – and pedigree – his father, Essie, played in the NBA – to suggest he was predestined for basketball success. Yet according to the standout senior forward, who averaged more than 13 points and a half-dozen rebounds per game last season, the sport did not […]

Big shoes for bigs to fill

Two physically dominant centers; a pair of players with four years of experience; a 6-foot-3 duo that took over the rebound department – gone. The GW women’s basketball team will open the season without two familiar faces – Jessica and Jazmine Adair, two low-post stalwarts with experience and an ability to control the boards throughout […]

SA Senate passes new constitution

The Student Association Senate overwhelmingly approved a new constitution Tuesday night, but a majority of voting students must approve the bill before the constitution is ratified. After an hour and a half of debate, the constitution bill passed 29-2 with only Sen. Logan Dobson, CCAS-U, and Sen. Tom Fogarty, SMHS-G, opposed. According to the current […]

Crime Log

Drug Law Violation 11/6/09 – Potomac Hall – 12:55 p.m. – Case closed University Police Department officers responded to a report of a suspicious odor coming from a room in Potomac Hall. GW Housing Programs conducted an administrative search of the room and found 5.3 grams of marijuana, drug paraphernalia and alcohol. Referred to Student […]

Hospital preps for more flu cases

GW Hospital is bracing for an unprecedented volume of flu patients this winter, but a proclamation by President Barack Obama last month may make it easier to treat them. Obama declared the H1N1 influenza virus pandemic a national emergency Oct. 23 and informed Congress in a letter the next day that he did so in […]

QuickTakes

Will Stratton No Wonder (Stunning Models on Display) No Wonder, the second album by singer-songwriter Will Stratton, evokes a feeling of pure happiness. While it can be defined as indie-rock, his style moves beyond the typical guy-with-a-guitar genre. Listening to his album, you feel like you’re lying in a field of grass staring at the […]

Senator talks trade at Elliott School

Senate Finance Committee chairman Max Baucus largely ignored the health care debate brewing in the Senate and launched into a discussion about trade, labor and climate change Tuesday in a discussion at the Elliott School of International Affairs. Baucus, a Democrat from Montana, dug into the specifics Tuesday morning at a breakfast hosted by the […]