March 1, 2010

Volume 106, Issue 46

Stories from the March 1, 2010 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Colonials learn from GW greats

With 55 years of GW men’s basketball alumni back in Foggy Bottom for the men’s basketball homecoming game against Charlotte Saturday, head coach Karl Hobbs wanted to make sure to take the opportunity to connect Colonials past with present. GW’s current and former players got a chance to meet Friday night as part of this […]

Campus Calendar

Monday Crossing Lines Watch a screening of “Crossing Lines,” a documentary based on Indira Somani’s life. After the screening, the filmmaker and producer will be on hand to answer questions. Mount Vernon campus Post Hall | 7 to 10 p.m. Tuesday The Blind Side Watch the Oscar-nominated movie starring Sandra Bullock. Marvin Center Grand Ballroom […]

Alumna enjoys bronze afterglow

Elana Meyers hasn’t been getting much sleep lately, but the last thing she’s going to do is complain about it. The GW softball alumna has been enjoying the demands of newfound celebrity, making the media rounds after winning a bronze medal in bobsledding with teammate Erin Pac Wednesday night at the Vancouver games. “It’s been […]

For LGBT students, University provides safe haven

Melissa Gindin couldn’t sleep. She was spending more and more nights tossing in her bed and wrestling with a secret she had known since she was five years old. Finally, at 15, the current junior sat up and told herself something she had always known, but never said out loud. “I’m gay,” she said to […]

Women’s lacrosse beaten at home by James Madison

Coming off its first win of the season Wednesday afternoon against American, the GW women’s lacrosse team was looking to keep its momentum going with a second-straight win, this time at home against James Madison. But after scoring the first goal of the game just four minutes into regulation, the Colonials were held to just […]

Hospital to build two operating rooms

Long wait times and a dire need for more operating space have prompted GW Hospital to add an additional two operating rooms on its second floor, a hospital spokeswoman said last week. The hospital’s director of marketing, Lisa McDonald, said the first phase of the construction is currently in progress and will cost approximately $10 […]

Sports in Brief: Baseball beats Coppin State

After opening the season on the wrong side of a sweep at North Carolina last week and losing at Virginia Wednesday, the Colonials bounced back with a dominant three-game sweep of Coppin State in Irvington, Va. The Colonials (3-4) out-scored the Eagles 38-8 over the series, winning 11-1 Friday and then 11-4 and 16-3 in […]

Student pleads guilty to possession

One of the five students charged after a drug raid at a Foggy Bottom townhouse last semester pled guilty to one count of possession of marijuana last week. Senior Brett Reisman changed his plea from not guilty to guilty at a Feb. 25 D.C. Superior Court hearing that had been delayed due to snowstorms earlier […]

Power and principle

Her voice screams dedication. Filled with passion, she describes the joys and challenges of educating students and adults alike on universal human rights. Without a doubt, her voice is coming from the heart. She is Dr. Allida Black, the director and editor of GW’s Eleanor Roosevelt Papers Project. The project, which receives government and private […]