November 4, 2010

Volume 107, Issue 24

Stories from the November 4, 2010 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Greg Collucci: Why the Buff and Blue needs you

Dear GW Basketball Fans, As the 2010-2011 season quickly approaches, the GW men’s basketball team is preparing with great intensity and effort. The approach to our season, as laid out by Coach Karl Hobbs to both the players and the staff, is one of energy, excitement and enthusiasm. But we need the support of our […]

Transgender athlete is first in Division I basketball

A week ago there was nothing remarkable about Kye Allums, a junior shooting guard on the women’s basketball team. But as of Monday night, Allums became remarkable in a way no other player is: He’s the first openly transgender player to play Division I college basketball. Allums, who identified himself as a lesbian through high […]

Phillip Ensler: Restoring more than just sanity

After much speculation about whether Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert’s Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear would be a comedic act or present a serious message, it ended up being a combination of the two. Although most of the event was devoted to satirical skits and musical performances, Stewart’s uncharacteristically serious closing remarks were anything […]

University receives a B on sustainability report card

A leading sustainability ranking group gave the University a B for the second year in a row in its annual sustainability report published late last month. The Sustainable Endowments Institute’s annual College Sustainability Report Card gave GW the B for its cumulative grade for sustainability. It is the same grade given to more than half […]

Crime Log

Unlawful Entry 10/26/10 – 6 p.m. Location: Marvin Center – Case closed A staff member reported seeing a suspicious individual in the Marvin Center after it had closed. University Police Department officers located and identified the subject, who was using the bathroom. -Subject barred from campus 10/29/10 – 12:01 a.m. Location: Marvin Center – Case […]

A Decade of Hobbs

The annual schedule for men’s basketball head coach Karl Hobbs, as he describes it, goes something like this: Most of October is dedicated to getting ready for the season, grinding through practices and film sessions. Once the season starts, there’s usually two games per week plus practices, meetings and film sessions. As soon as the […]

The evolution of dance

Maida Withers has always been a pioneer. From her roots in small-town Kanab, Utah – where her ancestors were frontier settlers – to Lisner Auditorium, Withers brings that pioneering spirit as a professional dancer, choreographer, director and professor to GW and D.C. She is known around the University and the District for her role as […]

Professor warns of social media use at Last Lecture

Mind your “digital brand,” one communications professor charged students Tuesday night at an installment of the Last Lecture Series. Professor Scott Talan said your brand is essentially your online reputation, and represents both your personal and workplace life. He said protecting that image goes beyond untagging inappropriate pictures of yourself on Facebook. “If you represent […]