January 24, 2008

Volume 104, Issue 35

Stories from the January 24, 2008 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Notebook: After loss, Hobbs disappointed with judgment

SOUTH KINGSTON, R.I., Jan. 23 — Rhode Island junior Jimmy Baron scored his thousandth point against the GW’s men’s basketball team in a 81-70 victory Wednesday night. The milestone came on a three-point shot early in the first half, but so did almost all of Baron’s 17 points. The guard was 4-for-6 from downtown and […]

In a romp, women’s basketball sends message

Web Update Saturday, Jan. 26, 5:07 p.m. Last Wednesday after the GW women’s basketball team’s 50-32 victory over La Salle, coach Joe McKeown said he needed more offense out of his team in GW’s upcoming games. Looks like it’s safe to say the his team was listening. GW (16-4, 4-1 Atlantic 10) ran Charlotte out […]

Former gynecology professor dies at 67

Web Extra Dr. Jay Myron Grodin, a former GW gynecology professor, collapsed of a heart attack at Bethesda Suburban Hospital on Jan. 10 and could not be resuscitated. At 67, Grodin was an established reproductive endocrinologist whose recent career included a large gynecological practice. In 1964, while still in medical school, Grodin and his wife […]

Men’s basketball drops eighth-straight road game

Web Update Saturday, Jan. 26, 11:23 p.m. PITTSBURGH, Jan. 26 — The road woes continued for the GW men’s basketball team Saturday night. This chapter was a 92-67 loss at Duquesne University Saturday night here in Pittsburgh. The Colonials (5-10, 1-4 Atlantic 10) are now 0-8 in games away from Smith Center and have lost […]

Programs aim to curb plagiarism

An Ohio University cheating scandal led GW to adopt two new computer programs this spring which could help identify plagiarism. Beginning this semester, Safe-Assign, Blackboard’s plagiarism prevention arm, and EndNote, an Internet-based tool that runs through Gelman Library, will enable professors and students to check papers against a comprehensive database of all internet source materials, […]

“There Will be Blood” scores big

It is not the first time a connection has been made between blood and oil. We’re all familiar with the clichéd anti-war slogan these days, as shouted by protesters, worn on t-shirts and printed on bumper stickers. Yet in “There Will Be Blood” (Paramount Vantage), the latest picture by Paul Anderson (“Punch Drunk Love,” “Magnolia,” […]

The hazing hotline

Nearly two months ago, the University took unprecedented steps to investigate allegations that the Alpha Pi Epsilon fraternity mistreated its members. One of the catalyst that sparked the investigation was an anonymous tip line. The hazing hotline, or so it has been dubbed by members of GW’s Greek-letter community, allows individuals to report instances of […]

Concert Review: The Mars Volta

From the moment they jumped onto the stage at Rams Head Live in Baltimore last week, The Mars Volta radiated energy. For those who aren’t familiar with the band, The Mars Volta became largely popular from their single “The Widow” off of their album “Frances the Mute” (Umvd Labels) in 2005, and have a new […]

Off-duty, but on patrol

Robert Hawthorne and James Betz were entering Columbia Plaza when they saw an elderly man lying on the ground, flanked by a set of dentures and scattered mail. As worried bystanders gathered, the two students rushed to his side and attempted to revive him. Fortunately for Masud Ansari, the unconscious man, these two EMeRG volunteers […]

DVD Review: Aqua Teen Hunger Force: Volume 5

You don’t have to be high to watch Aqua Teen Hunger Force – in fact, watching it sober may cause more brain damage than anything you might be putting in your pipe. Nevertheless, every college student’s favorite Adult Swim superheroes – Master Shake, Frylock and Meatwad – are more excited than ever to announce the […]