December 7, 2009

Volume 106, Issue 31

Stories from the December 7, 2009 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Colonials return to winning ways at BB&T

The men’s basketball team’s 81-69 win over Navy is not likely to trigger any sort of shift in the course of the program, but it marked the team’s first win in three years at an event that helped propel it to the national stage earlier this decade. From 2004 through 2006, the Colonials went undefeated […]

University continues to save water, electricity

Web Exclusive The latest results of GW’s Eco-Challenge results were released Friday, and residents have set drastic records compared to last year’s energy consumption, University administrators said. So far this year, students have conserved 3.68 million gallons of water and 603,248 kilowatt hours of electricity. At the same time last year, students had saved only […]

Student Association constitution rejected in vote

Students rejected the proposed Student Association constitution 947 to 740 in an online vote Thursday, with a strong ‘no’ vote coming from the law school. A total of 1,687 students voted in the special election, which would have made significant changes to the SA’s structure, including running the president and EVP candidates together on a […]

Sports in Brief

Upcoming Games Women’s basketball vs. Marshall, Smith Center, Tuesday, 7 p.m. Men’s basketball vs. Providence, Smith Center, Wednesday, 7 p.m. Number Crunch: 43 The total number of points men’s basketball senior Damian Hollis scored in GW’s last two games, wins over George Mason and Navy. His 25 points against George Mason tied his career high, […]

City donates holiday baskets to D.C.’s neediest

Web Exclusive Christmas arrived early this year for thousands of the District’s neediest residents, who received boxes filled with food, toys and personal care items at the second annual “Miracle in the Nation’s Capital.” The event, hosted by the office of D.C. Mayor Adrian Fenty in conjunction with the National Basketball Players Association and nonprofit […]

Juliette Dallas-Feeney: A fond farewell

Dear GW, Looks like you and I are parting ways in a few weeks. I know we’ve had our ups and downs these past three-and-a-half years, but please don’t think I’m leaving you on a bad note. It’s just that my time with you is done (slightly earlier than most), and you and I both […]

Man wields crowbar, attempts bizarre escape near GW Hospital

A man made a bizarre escape after an attempted crime went wrong just off campus last month. Two construction workers reported a 6-foot-tall bearded man allegedly stole a crowbar from their truck and began attempting to pry open the driver’s side door of the white 2004 Chevrolet on Nov. 27, according to a Metropolitan Police […]

Director of Human Services Program honored by nonprofit

Web Exclusive Human services and sociology professor Honey Nashman was honored by Greater D.C. Cares, a non-profit volunteer mobilization organization, last month for her work in public service. Greater D.C. Cares inaugurated Nashman into the Class of Change, a group of emerging leaders in philanthropy, volunteerism and service in the region in late November. The […]

Founder of D.C. Central Kitchen promotes social enterprise endeavors

Web Exclusive Robert Egger, founder of the D.C. Central Kitchen, spoke with students about innovative ways to give back to the community at an event hosted by the GW Social Enterprise Forum in Funger Hall Thursday. Egger – who was named one of Oprah Magazine’s ‘Real Sexiest Men Alive’ in 2006-said he believes social enterprise […]

Officials outline challenges, hopes for sustainability plan

A panel of top University administrators discussed challenges facing the University’s promise to become carbon neutral at an event Friday morning in the Marvin Center, but members said they remained hopeful they would be able to dramatically reduce emissions. Meghan Chapple-Brown, director of Office of Sustainability, moderated a panel of four high-ranking University officials, and […]