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.

Tuition payment delays persist for vets

With Veterans Day come and gone, GW is still waiting to receive tuition payments for more than half of the 300 GW veterans enrolled under the Post-9/11 GI Bill. More than a month after the Department of Veterans Affairs created emergency loans to cope with payout delays from the bill, Andrew Sonn, director of Student […]

Campus Calendar

Thursday Trust and Authenticity in Social Media: The Case of the U.S. Military Listen to military media experts talk about social media’s place in the Armed Forces. Elliott School room 602 | 3 to 4:30 p.m. Friday Free hot chocolate from HATS Join GW’s Humane Animal Treatment Society (HATS) in Kogan Plaza for free hot […]

Super six

Men’s basketball head coach Karl Hobbs has said he wants to “reestablish the excitement of GW basketball” with a return to a high energy, high intensity style of play. With six talented and outgoing freshmen joining the team this season, hopes are high that their energy will be contagious and help re-amp the program. “In […]

Sticking together

Before taking the court, sophomore Kay-Kay Allums and freshman Megan Nipe each eat the same pre-game snack: a turkey, bacon and avocado sandwich. But before they shared this tradition, they had to share the shooting guard position at Centennial High School in Minnesota, where their relationship did not start out smoothly. “At first, I thought […]

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 […]