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.

Colonials limit La Salle, 50-32

If there is one word to describe the GW women’s basketball team it might be resilient. After a handful of unexpected losses early on this season, the Colonials were able to reel off a string of wins to get itself back on track. So when the No. 20/17 Colonials (AP, ESPN/USA Today) were up only […]

URI denies GW, 81-70

SOUTH KINGSTON, R.I., Jan. 23 — The warm-up T-shirts that read “40 hard” on the back were created last year for the GW men’s basketball team to materialize a thought that had put them in the upper echelon of the Atlantic 10. If the team played 40 hard minutes, head coach Karl Hobbs always says, […]

Thousands march against abortion on Roe v. Wade anniversary

Web Extra Tens of thousands of pro-life activists marched through melting snow Tuesday to protest the anniversary of the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion in 1973. The March for Life, an annual demonstration against abortion, stretches from the National Mall to the Supreme Court. Founder Nellie Gray first initiated the protest […]

Healthy Parrish a bonus for GW

Coming into the season, junior Antelia Parrish was the most prominent question mark on a women’s basketball team that returned four starters from last year’s Sweet Sixteen-reaching squad. GW head coach Joe McKeown called Parrish, who sat out last season due to NCAA transfer rules, his “secret weapon” at the Colonials Invasion pep rally in […]

European ambassadors speak at Elliott School

Ambassadors from Germany, Portugal and Slovenia said the European Union said they care deeply about the presidential elections in the United States, and that the organization will support whoever is elected as a way to maintain strong ties between democracies in a speech at the Elliott School Tuesday. “The U.S. elections matter tremendously since the […]

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, […]