January 20, 2011

Volume 107, Issue 35

Stories from the January 20, 2011 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Spring Fever: D.C. Concert Calendar

The District is bringing in both old and new talent for 2011’s concert circuit. Check out the likes of Led Zeppelin’s Robert Plant, Janet Jackson, and lesser-known bands like Young Galaxy. JANUARY Matthew Dear Jan. 25 –U Street Music Hall Matthew Dear’s electronic sound doesn’t test the senses too harshly, but offers a pleasing experience […]

Basketball Notebook

Anderson continues to bedevil Colonials RICHMOND, Va. Richmond guard Kevin Anderson dominated the men’s basketball team Wednesday night, scoring 15 of his 20 points against the Colonials in the second half to help the Spiders earn a come-from-behind victory against GW. It’s a sight that GW junior guard Tony Taylor has gotten used to seeing […]

Staff Editorial: A dire need for sexual assault education

If a GW student, walking home from Gelman, were sexually assaulted a block off campus, he or she would not be able to have a proper examination immediately available at our University’s hospital. If a GW student passes out at a party with no knowledge of what happened the night before, he or she would […]

Colonials collapse at Richmond

RICHMOND, Va. – For exactly 20 minutes Wednesday night, it seemed like the men’s basketball team had finally figured the Richmond Spiders out. GW went into the locker room midway through Wednesday night’s game at the Robins Center with a 33-24 lead, having found success both shutting down the Spiders on defense and getting to […]

Matt Ingoglia: The fight for using Blackboard

One of my first Hatchet columns argued that the University should force professors to use Blackboard to some extent in every class – at the very least mandating syllabi and the professor’s contact information be posted. While much of the piece focused on the benefits Blackboard brings to a class, my main point was that […]

Sports in Brief

Softball team announces new assistant coaches Dan Sperl and Liza Fuller will be the new assistant coaches for the softball’s team upcoming season. They’ll join the program’s new head coach, Stacey Schramm, in taking over an embattled team that went just 6-38 last year. Sperl, who hails from Center Strafford, N.H., joins the Colonials after […]

Study: District is most literate city in nation

Looks like those 1,000-page Congressional bills have finally paid off. D.C. is the most literate city in the nation, a recent study found. Capturing the No. 1 ranking on the list is a bump up from last year’s survey, when the city held second place, behind Seattle. This year, Seattle and Minneapolis trailed behind D.C., […]

Letter to the Editor

A welcome surge of spirit What don’t you like about GW? Whether it’s a pesky aunt or a wide-eyed prospective student, this is the most common question we are asked about our University. The answer is always the same: J Street sucks and there’s no school spirit. I agree that it would take a culinary […]