January 31, 2005

Volume 101, Issue 39

Stories from the January 31, 2005 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Nation in Brief

Ohio U. halts use of logo on shot glasses (U-WIRE) ATHENS, Ohio – Anyone looking to throw back liquor from a shot glass bearing the Ohio University emblem had better stock up now. A sign posted in the university’s bookstore read, “On November 11, 2004, we were informed by the licensing agent for Ohio University […]

Colonials get back on track against Dayton

As the clock ticked down Sunday afternoon, the Smith Center faithful waited for disaster to strike. The GW men’s basketball team was coming off last-second losses in its last two home games, and in a close game against Dayton, the 4,236 fans in attendance may have feared the worst. But there would be no last […]

MLK award honors take students for service

GW recognized three of its students Thursday night for their significant contributions to the University’s multicultural community at an annual ceremony honoring the life of Martin Luther King Jr. This year’s recipients of the Martin Luther King Jr. Award, seniors Shajine A. Gregory, Paul Kendrick and Rudy Perecin Mareno, were chosen by a nine-person selection […]

Larry Michael: D.C.’s most versatile voice

In the high-pressure world of radio, sometimes everything goes wrong. Equipment fails. Technology fails. Connections fail. But when nothing is going right, panic won’t help. You must stay cool, which is the essence of Larry Michael, the voice of the GW men’s basketball team for the past 12 seasons. Most Colonials fans watched the season-opener […]

Women split at home, away

The GW women’s basketball team had trouble finishing off its two games this weekend and ended up splitting the pair. Before barely surviving a 64-61 win over Rhode Island Saturday night at home, the Colonials fell at Temple 72-64 Thursday night. The Colonials (13-6, 6-2 Atlantic 10) have won their last 16 games at the […]

Varsity Roundup

Women’s basketball Beck wins Rookie of the Week again Freshman Kimberly Beck won the Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week award for the third time in a row and the fourth time this season. She averaged nearly 13 points and seven assists in the Colonials’ three games last week. Men’s tennis Jopling leads men to […]

Game Notes: Men’s basketball

Rice quietly makes an impact Freshman guard Maureece Rice may not be used to coming off the bench, but the former Philadelphia prep star is making the most of his seven minutes per game. In 14 minutes Sunday, Rice chipped in five points, an assist and a game-high four steals. One of those picks came […]

Monumental Celebration ticket prices drop

Graduating seniors will be paying less to party under the high ceiling of Union Station after GW officials lowered the cost of attending Monumental Celebration, the annual gala on Commencement eve. Early-bird tickets, which go on sale Feb. 22, will cost $49 for students and $55 for guests. Regular-priced tickets will be $55 for graduates […]

Java-holic Jitters

Rebecca Lubart has been hooked on coffee since she was 15 years old. Now a junior at GW, she drinks three to four cups a day to feed her addiction. And that’s just because she’s trying to cut back. “I need it to function,” Lubart said. “Otherwise, I feel like I’m in a daze the […]

GW employees meet Virginia

ASHBURN, Va. – Reyna Bonilla, a GW employee, gets up every morning at 5:30 to take a bus and the Metro – she also transfers Metro lines – before arriving at the Foggy Bottom Campus. From the campus, she now has to take a shuttle bus to Loudoun County, Va., where her department, the payroll […]