January 28, 2008

Volume 104, Issue 36

Stories from the January 28, 2008 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

E-mail quota and wireless set to expand

Students will be able to use a University e-mail system with extra storage space at more places around campus by September. The University plans to add several more wireless hot spots around the Foggy Bottom campus and release a revamped e-mail system within the next several months, said Ron Bonig, vice president and chief information […]

GW drops to 1-4 in Atlantic 10

PITTSBURGH — Ten minutes into the GW men’s basketball team’s game against Duquesne Saturday night, Karl Hobbs dismissed his team’s play with a brisk wave of his hand. Duquesne’s Shawn James had just scored two of his 21 points, his team was down 34-12, and Hobbs turned his back toward the court and waved his […]

Jet-setting for class credit

While most college students see their spring break as a time to get away from academia, several new classes offered this semester incorporate a trip abroad – taken during spring or summer break – as part of the course requirements. These classes are what the study abroad office calls “Short-Term Abroad” courses. Most meet regularly […]

Women’s basketball rolls over Charlotte

After a pair of lethargic victories and a conference loss, Saturday’s GW women’s basketball team’s match-up with a hot Charlotte did not seem like what the doctor had ordered. Instead, the Colonials wrote their own prescription. GW (16-4, 4-1 Atlantic 10) ran Charlotte out of Smith Center by a score of 76-54 Saturday, outplaying the […]

Hobbs assessed technical foul

PITTSBURGH — For the second time in as many games, GW men’s basketball coach Karl Hobbs received a technical foul in the second half of a road loss. This time, it was because he made a comment to an official during a 92-67 loss to Duquesne. Hobbs is known for his animated sideline behavior, including […]

Post workers fight for wages

“Looks like greed is in STYLE. Just ask Washington Post executives,” reads one sign in a Metro station that references a blown-up photo of the Post’s Style section. Other, similar signs are scattered throughout the District at other Metro stations, on bus billboards and in television ads. The Communications Workers of America Local 14201, a […]

Women’s Basketball: Senior guards earn praise

In a game like Saturday’s decisive 76-54 win over Charlotte, in which five GW women’s basketball players scored in double-digits and a sixth finished with nine, it would seem hard for individuals to stand out. GW displayed the balance that has made them so difficult for many teams to handle, causing match-up problems for the […]

Get a hot body for hot weather

For guys, there is only one must-have accessory for the beaches on spring break this year: a hot body. With the countdown getting close, Patrick Rahm, a personal trainer at Lerner Health and Wellness Center, said that a crash workout is never a good idea. With less than two months until spring break, you may […]

Work begins on Knapp’s home

Demolition is complete and renovations are beginning on a multi million dollar project to refurbish the Alumni House for University President Steven Knapp. Permits filed with the city estimate the total cost of construction to be about $1.5 million. Knapp made his decision to live in the 159 year-old building on 20th and F streets […]