January 24, 2011

Volume 107, Issue 36

Stories from the January 24, 2011 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Shooting woes return against Bonnies

As recently as a week and a half ago, it seemed that the men’s basketball team finally had its problems on the offensive end of the court figured out. The Colonials weren’t setting the court on fire with points, but GW was at least being consistent, scoring points and, most of all, winning games. Whatever […]

Second half means struggles for Colonials

Midway through the season, it seemed as if the Colonials had found their second-half stride. GW exploded for 50 points in the second half to pull out a victory on the road at Oregon State, 45 points in the second against East Carolina, and soundly defeated cross-town rival Howard thanks, at least in part, to […]

Sports in Brief

Men’s tennis finds mixed success in spring opener The men’s tennis team opened up its spring 2011 season this weekend at the Harvard Winter Classic in Cambridge, Mass., with mixed success over the two days of play. Friday, the Colonials lost all of their doubles matches, but the team of junior Richard Blumenfeld and freshman […]

GW announces new group housing choice

Students on sports teams, in clubs, religious groups and other student organizations can opt to live together in a new housing option similar to Living and Learning Cohorts starting next fall. The program, known as Affinity Housing, will allow GW-recognized student groups to live together in Ivory if they are juniors and seniors, The Dakota […]

Injured Colonials can’t handle late Fordham run

Women’s basketball head coach Mike Bozeman didn’t start sophomore Danni Jackson against Fordham on the road Saturday afternoon as a precaution. Jackson was recovering from a sprained knee, Bozeman thought, so he would bring his usual starting point guard off the bench and make sure that she didn’t overextend herself against the Rams. But once […]


Monday The Ace Magazine Release Event The magazine published by students in the Multicultural Students Services Center will host an event to pass out it’s latest issue. Fishbowl – 7 to 9:00 p.m. Praying for A’s: Spirituality and YOUR College Experience REAL Conversations is hosting a forum for students to discuss prayer and its influence […]

District named eighth gayest city

D.C. may have recently legalized same-sex marriage, but the District was not named the gayest city in the country on a recent list by the Advocate, a national lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender magazine. The District was named the No. 8 gayest in the country, behind Minneapolis, Minn., which was named the gayest city in […]

Remembering the quake

Karl Delatour was sure the world was ending as he felt his house shake violently. As the tremors flung water over his 4-story house, he braced himself in a door frame as his country fell apart. Delatour’s mother, Haitian first lady Elisabeth Preval, and stepfather, President Rene Preval, were at the president’s residence when the […]

After disqualification, Colonials make run but fall short

The Saturday afternoon air measured a brisk 23 degrees, but inside Albert G. McCarthy, Jr. Pool at Georgetown University, temperatures soared and tensions flared. GW’s men and women swim teams battled Georgetown Saturday in a backyard brawl, but ultimately came up short. Coach Dan Rhinehart cited a rash of key injuries, sickness and fatigue as […]