January 21, 2010

Volume 106, Issue 35

Stories from the January 21, 2010 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Colonials downed in Dayton

DAYTON, Ohio – Coming off a pair of excruciating conference losses to Xavier and La Salle last week, the GW men’s basketball team entered its game Wednesday looking for redemption and a signature win against a Dayton team that is expected to finish first in the conference and compete well into March. The Flyers had […]

Yogin Kothari: Hobbs’ expectations are too low

Web Exclusive According to the Oxford English Dictionary, “overachieving” means to do better than expected. Usually, doing better than expected is a good thing, right? Well, yes, as long as you’re not asking the GW Men’s basketball coach Karl Hobbs about his team. For some reason, at certain points in past seasons, Hobbs has stated […]

‘A GW fan for life’

EVANSTON, Ill. – Almost two years after leaving, Joe McKeown still sounds a little bit like a father when he talks about GW women’s basketball. The names of players, both current and past, still come to mind with ease for him, and the memorable wins and losses McKeown accumulated in his 19 years in Foggy […]

Census will count D.C. students

Census workers are stepping up efforts to count District residents, a population that includes GW students, in a process that could provide up to $3,500 per person per year in federal funding for D.C. College populations – which are counted in the decennial census because people are tallied where they live and sleep most of […]

Women’s basketball continues slump

Even Mike Bozeman had to laugh at how things have been going for his team lately. The women’s basketball team lost its fourth straight game Tuesday night at Richmond, falling 76-47, but what got the second-year head coach chuckling was the familiarity of a potentially serious question: Would any of his players miss time with […]

Sports in Brief

Women’s squash rises to 20th in national rankings The GW women’s squash team climbed three spots in the latest national rankings this week, now sitting at No. 20 overall. The Colonials (3-4) went 2-2 in three games last week at the Yale Round Robin in New Haven, Conn., including a win over previous No. 20 […]

Gender-neutral housing bill tabled

The Student Association Senate postponed voting on the gender-neutral housing bill Tuesday night, opting to table the bill after debate on the measure dragged on for 45 minutes. The senate voted to table the proposal at 11 p.m. after 45 minutes of debate. The Student Life Committee will revise the language to narrow the bill’s […]

Crime Log

Assault 1/15/10 – 21st and G streets – 8:45 a.m. – Case closed A student reported to University Police that he was struck in the face by surprise by an unknown female. When UPD responded to the report, Metropolitan Police was in the process of releasing her. As UPD officers tried to bar the individual […]

Campus Calendar

Thursday How I Found My Job During the Economic Downturn Listen to alumni who graduated in the midst of the economic downturn discuss how they landed a job. RSVP required. Career Center 208 | 6 to 7 p.m. An Evening with Thomas Friedman Pulitzer Prize-winning author Thomas Friedman will discuss his new book during this […]

Application for public service grant will open Monday

Beginning Monday, students can apply to receive a portion of a $20,000 public service grant endowed by the University to support student-led service projects. The applications will be reviewed by a commission of four student volunteers on a rolling basis after the application goes live Jan. 25. “The Public Service Grant Commission encourages innovative, student-led […]