January 28, 2010

Volume 106, Issue 37

Stories from the January 28, 2010 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Colonials conquer in overtime

With his team down double-digits to Saint Louis Wednesday and having just thrown the ball away heading into a timeout, GW men’s basketball head coach Karl Hobbs thought it was time for a bit of perspective. “Guys, we need to relax. We’re playing like we have the world on our shoulders right now,” Hobbs said […]

City adds solar-powered parking meters on H Street

A stretch in front of University Yard was recently selected to serve as one of five test locations for a new parking meter program by the District Department of Transportation. Eleven solar-powered meters were installed on the 2000 block of H Street. The meters not only accept coins, but credit cards as well. “The solar-powered, […]

Campus Calendar

Thursday GW Summer Sessions Information Table Want to spend the summer in class? Stop by to learn more about courses offered in D.C., abroad and online. Marvin Center, first floor | 1 to 3 p.m. The Persepolis Polychromy Project Listen to Alexander Nagel give an illustrated lecture titled, “The Triumph of Color: Documenting Colors and […]

Crime Log

Assault 1/19/10 – HOVA – 1:30 p.m. – Case closed University Police responded to a report of a domestic disturbance. On arrival, officers encountered two students who were fighting during a breakup. The female student stated her ex-boyfriend had pushed her so she grabbed a knife and started threatening him with it. Metropolitan Police responded […]

Half of service challenge hours complete

The GW community is more than halfway to the finish line for the Michelle Obama Service Challenge, but a few of the hours logged have been disqualified from the count, a University spokeswoman said Wednesday. A total of 507 hours, or about 1 percent of the 56,748 hours logged, did not fit the Obama Service […]

Diagnosing disease from a distance

GW’s Department of Emergency Medicine has established a new fellowship in the field of telemedicine in hopes of expanding the University’s work in the emerging field of practicing medicine remotely. A practice of medicine used when the doctor and patient are widely separated, telemedicine uses two-way voice and visual communication by satellite or computer. The […]

SA Senate passes bills on gender-neutral housing, LGBT studies

The Student Association Senate passed a bill to support gender-neutral housing on campus Tuesday night in a “clear victory” for student rights, said SA Sen. Michael Komo, the sponsor of the bill. “I’m absolutely elated, we’ve been working on these issues for literally years now,” said Komo, U-At Large. SA President Julie Bindelglass said she […]

Women’s basketball wins second straight

With an unusual 11:45 a.m. tip-off for the GW women’s basketball game against Massachusetts, the Minutewomen may have hoped to catch the Colonials sleeping on the road after GW’s first conference win last Sunday. But the Colonials were ready to go bright and early Wednesday, getting their first conference win of the season with a […]

Carrying too many condoms could lead to arrest

Carry around a few condoms and behave suspiciously in the wrong part of D.C. and Metropolitan Police may have sufficient evidence to make an arrest for prostitution, under the guidelines for areas deemed to be “Prostitution Free Zones.” The law grants MPD officers the right to arrest individuals in these areas if they demonstrate suspicious […]

Taylor shines in sophomore season

Amongst a 10-3 start and a rebirth of excitement surrounding GW men’s basketball, fueled largely by the arrival of a highly touted freshman class, it might be easy to forget about some of the sparkling play from some of the team’s returning players. If anybody had forgotten about him, sophomore guard Tony Taylor gave everyone […]