January 10, 2011

Volume 107, Issue 32

Stories from the January 10, 2011 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Yogin Kothari: Colonials need consistency

The men’s basketball team began conference play this past Wednesday at home against La Salle University. The good news is that the Atlantic 10 season has started off somewhat positively, with a home victory against an average conference opponent. Including Wednesday’s 72-67 win over the Explorers, the GW men’s basketball team has won seven of […]

Smith, GW improving after slow start

GW: 78 Saint Joseph’s: 71 PHILADELPHIA – When sophomore guard and preseason All-Atlantic 10 Third Team selection Lasan Kromah went down for the season with a sprained left foot, expectations for the men’s basketball team plummeted. Kromah was the team’s leading returning scorer from last season and the Greenbelt, Md., native was expected to be […]

University concludes hazing investigations

The University has concluded its hazing investigations into five Greek-life chapters, and is in the process of determining whether any violations of the Student Code of Conduct occurred. In the adjudication phase, Student Judicial Services will decide if the five chapters under investigation violated University policies and what, if any, punishments will be doled out. […]

Gelman tops SA’s spring goal list

The University’s top two student leaders intend to spend the spring semester focusing on improving Gelman Library and other areas of mass student concern, after spending a majority of the fall semester working on internal reforms. The SA plans to lay the groundwork for reforming Gelman Library, on-campus dining and the 4-RIDE service, SA Executive […]

New mayor may nix enrollment caps

Newly inaugurated Mayor Vincent Gray said he is open to nixing city-imposed student and employee population caps at D.C. universities, a policy change which could have sweeping implications for the handful of universities across the city. Officials from various D.C. universities argued that removing the caps would aid job growth at a job creation summit […]

College students help propel D.C. population past 600,000

The District’s population surpassed 600,000 people for the first time in decades, according to the 2010 Census, with college students helping to bump up the population count. The U.S. Census Bureau reported that 601,723 people currently live in D.C., up from the 572,059 recorded during the 2000 Census. The number is a milestone for the […]

Colonials climb to 2-0 in Atlantic 10 with win

PHILADELPHIA – As his team prepared to face Saint Joseph’s on the road in its second Atlantic 10 game of the season, men’s basketball head coach Karl Hobbs made sure that his team knew exactly what it would be like walking into Saturday afternoon at Hagan Arena. In his decade of coaching the Colonials, Hobbs […]

Colonials drop sixth-straight with home loss

GW head Coach Mike Bozeman knows that the biggest hurdle facing his team isn’t something he can easily address in practice. The Colonials dropped their sixth-straight game to Richmond Saturday, falling 68-55. GW (5-10, 0-1 Atlantic 10) faltered in the second half after coming out strong in the first. It’s a pattern of play the […]

Kelsey Rohwer: Post-breakup competitions

The holidays, and college itself, seem to make what is already bad about breaking up even worse. Whether we all buckle under the pressure of choosing a gift for our significant other, or see the next semester as the perfect opportunity to start over with someone new, last semester’s relationships can easily dissolve over the […]