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.

Knapp meets with Virginia governor

University President Steven Knapp offered support for a proposed Virginia higher education bill, and asked lawmakers to keep incentives provided by the bill open to private universities last week as he visited legislators in Richmond, Va. Knapp met privately with Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling to discuss the higher education bill, […]

Cheh encourages nonprofit payments

D.C. Councilmember and GW Law professor Mary Cheh is floating the idea of having nonprofits make payments to the city in various forms in lieu of taxes, to help boost the city’s profits and cut the budget shortfalls. Payments in lieu of taxes, or PILOTs, would offer the budget shortfall-facing District additional revenue and partially […]

More than $600 in razors allegedly stolen from CVS in Watergate

An unknown male suspect allegedly stole more than $650 worth of Gillette razors from the Watergate CVS, according to police documents. At 6:30 p.m. Jan. 18, the unnamed suspect entered the CVS – located at 2530 Virginia Ave. – and stole 22 Gillette razor cartridges, valued at $650.85. The suspect is described as a 6-foot-tall […]

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 […]