March 13, 2008

Volume 104, Issue 49

Stories from the March 13, 2008 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Sixth-seeded Colonials advance to second round

Saturday, March 22, 2008 5:35 p.m. STANFORD, Calif., March 22 — All season, players on the GW women’s basketball team have said that the squad was at its best when jumping out to early leads. Against 11th-seeded Auburn University in the first round of the NCAA tournament, the sixth-seeded Colonials were forced to be the […]

Knapp gives keynote at World Bank conference

Web Extra The World Bank’s managing director said soaring oil prices makes purchasing food a greater financial burden for poor families in developing nations at an energy conference held at GW this week. “The cruel irony is that rising energy and rising food prices are connected to global poverty and food security,” Graeme Wheeler said, […]

A-10 awards announced

For the first time in more than 10 years, the GW men’s basketball team is not represented on any of the Atlantic 10 all-conference squads. The most obvious name missing from the awards is junior Rob Diggs, who led the program this season in scoring with 13.9 points and 7.7 rebounds per game. Diggs was […]

NCAA tournament rookie makes the difference

Saturday, March 22, 2008 5:35 p.m. STANFORD, Calif., March 22 — Some of the GW women’s basketball team’s players were participating in their fourth NCAA tournament Saturday here Saturday afternoon. But NCAA tournament rookie Antelia Parrish was just as comfortable on the floor as her more experienced teammates. Parrish hit the sixth-seeded Colonials’ first basket […]

Staff Editorial: Study abroad policy demands reconsiderations

The University’s policy that charges students the same tuition while they are enrolled abroad as when they are on campus has received some well-warranted attention. Furthermore, students have consistently reported trouble with the study abroad process. At a University that takes so much pride in its students abroad and places emphasis on international perspective, it […]

Lacrosse topples the Mount

After five straight losses to open the season, the GW lacrosse team finally claimed a win Wednesday afternoon with a 15-9 victory over Mount Saint Mary’s University at the Mount Vernon Athletic Complex. Though the team’s record (1-5) has been poor so far, the Colonials have played an ambitious schedule, including three teams ranked in […]

Colonials to face third-seeded California Bears

Monday, March 24, 12:50 a.m. STANFORD, Calif., March 23 — It has been more than six years since the GW women’s basketball team has lost in the state of California. On Monday, the Colonials will put that streak on the line against the school that bears the same name. The sixth-seeded Colonials will face the […]

Letters to the Editor

Secret society still cause for concern As a proud soon-to-be alum of GW, I am appalled of the still-existing Order at the Hippo. Secret societies and their rituals are omnipresent in colleges across the nation. However, the quasi-hidden nature of the Order of the Hippo as a co-sponsored group by the University should not be […]

Wild Art: Wet Net

Senior Julie Jacoby goes after a Maryland shot on goal during the Terrapins’ 9-3 win over GW Wednesday evening at Smith Center. The Colonials (4-9) allowed goals in every quarter. Anne Wernikoff/Hatchet staff photographer

Colonials just want to play

Monday, March 24, 12:50 a.m. STANFORD, Calif., March 23 — A day after defeating Auburn University in the first round of the NCAA tournament, the sixth-seeded GW women’s basketball team is gearing up to take the court against third-seeded University of California Monday. Senior Kim Beck said her team had a good practice Sunday afternoon […]