January 11, 2010

Volume 106, Issue 32

Stories from the January 11, 2010 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Loss shows improvement, inexperience

Coming off a conference play-opening win against St. Bonaventure last Wednesday and a 10-3 performance in nonconference play, the GW men’s basketball team entered Sunday afternoon’s game looking for a signature win against perennial Atlantic 10 power Xavier, a win that the Colonials will still be looking for after their hard-fought 76-69 loss to the […]

Campus Calendar

Wednesday Coffee and Condoms Receive free coffee, condoms and health information from the Health Outreach Peer Educators. Thurston Hall Lobby | 8 to 10 a.m. MLK Exhibition Immerse yourself in the Martin Luther King, Jr. exhibition and view the sights from the Civil Rights Movement with the Multicultural Student Services Center. Honors Townhouse at 714 […]

Women’s basketball falls short against Dayton

GW women’s basketball coach Mike Bozeman has a message written on the board in the locker room: “100 percent GW basketball wins.” Saturday’s performance against Dayton, he concluded after the game, was “about 85 percent.” That level, he said, gets you a lot of things, like a near tie in rebounding against one of the […]

Trustee and benefactor Robert H. Smith dies at 81

Robert H. Smith, a University trustee emeritus and local entrepreneur, passed away Dec. 29 in Winchester, Va. of a stroke. He was 81. In February 2008, Smith made the then-single largest donation in GW’s history, giving $10 million to renovate the Smith Center, which was named after his father, Charles E. Smith. “We at The […]

Men’s basketball notebook

Hollis scores 1,000 point On the final shot of his 23-point performance against Xavier Sunday, senior men’s basketball forward Damian Hollis reached a career milestone, scoring his 1,000th point as a Colonial. Hollis is the 42nd GW men’s basketball player to reach that mark and the first since former teammate Rob Diggs did so last […]

GW graduate killed in Afghanistan

A 1994 GW graduate was laid to rest in his hometown Jan. 9 after being killed last month in a suicide bombing at a U.S. base in Afghanistan. Harold E. Brown, Jr. was one of seven Americans killed by a terrorist attack Dec. 30 in Afghanistan’s Khost Province, near Pakistan. Brown, 37, was a native […]

Getting buff in private

Your room most likely consists of the basics provided by the University – a bed, a desk, a dresser, a chair, and maybe a couch and some tables. But what looks like average pieces of furniture can actually be turned into your own home gym – the perfect place to work on that new year’s […]

D.C. seeks funds for snow cleanup

The District is seeking federal funds to help offset the costs associated with a storm that dropped nearly a foot and a half of snow on the region last month. The District Department of Transportation’s annual budget for snowstorm cleanup is $6.2 million, spokesman John Lisle said Friday, and the late-December storm cost approximately $4 […]

Univ. submits six buildings for historic status

Web Exclusive Six on-campus buildings will be submitted for landmark nominations in a Jan. 28 hearing, a staff member involved in the process said. Madison, Fulbright, JBKO, Munson, the John J. Earley Office and Studio at 2131 G Street and the H.B. Burns Memorial Building at 2150 Pennsylvania Avenue will all be submitted to the […]