February 21, 2006

Volume 102, Issue 43

Stories from the February 21, 2006 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Will Dempster: Where are the great expectations

RICHMOND, Va. – If one were to listen to the Colonials at post-game news conferences, it would appear the team has run out of goals. With Bob Tallent – the last GW head coach to defeat Richmond on the road – on hand, the Colonials completed the season sweep of the Spiders with a 64-51 […]

Women split games

Presidents’ Weekend held mixed results for the women’s basketball team. The Colonials (18-7, 11-3 Atlantic-10) fell 67-63 Sunday to visiting Richmond two days after defeating La Salle 67-49. Sunday’s loss snapped an 11-game home winning streak dating back to Dec. 7. It was also the Spiders’ first victory over the Colonials since 1982 and in […]

Experts warn that iPods are particularly dangerous

A new lawsuit and medical experts are making noise over the health risks posed to users of portable music players such as Apple’s iPod, which can play music loud enough to lead to hearing loss. Hearing specialists around the country, including at GW, said young adults are not careful enough when using potentially deafening portable […]

Men’s Notes

Three players named to NABC district squads Senior Pops Mensah-Bonsu was named to a National Association of Basketball Coaches all-district first team. The 6-foot-9 senior was named to the squad along with West Virginia’s Kevin Pittsnogle and Mike Gansey. Georgetown’s Jeff Green and George Mason’s Jai Lewis rounded out the first squad for the regional […]

Developers hope to construct Marriott near E Street

Developers hope to begin construction this June on a Courtyard Marriott to replace the Colonial Parking garage near 20th and E streets, but they are having a hard time persuading Foggy Bottom residents to support the proposed hotel’s design. Representatives from Marriott and Steven Gewirz, the son of the owner of the Colonial Parking garage, […]


Tuesday Conversations, Cookies and Condoms Stop by for a discussion concerning available methods of contraception, sex, relationships and more. 9 to 10 p.m. Thurston TV Lounge Sponsored by Student Health Services Wednesday Revolution on Broadway This revue will examine social issues in 20th century musicals. 7:30 p.m. Marvin Center Betts Theatre Cost: $8 students, $12 […]