March 28, 2011

Volume 107, Issue 51

Stories from the March 28, 2011 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Colonials finish weekend with win

In head coach Scott Reed’s words, the 12-4 victory over Mercyhurst Sunday served as a defensive breakthrough for the women’s water polo team. “Our defense has finally awoken,” Reed said. “We needed to commit to defense and we were able to do that today.” With their defeat of the Lakers, the Colonials (5-12) capped off […]

Area group seeks park adoption renewal

A community business group hopes to renew a contract with D.C. Parks and Recreation to continue the upkeep of a park in the West End neighborhood. The Golden Triangle Business Improvement District, a nonprofit corporation made up of local property owners, is awaiting a letter of support from the Foggy Bottom and West End Advisory […]

Hatchet Recipes: Indian-spiced salmon with coconut rice

I like to think outside the box when it comes to food, and this dish has Thai and Indian elements. One might not expect flavors from both sides of the Bay of Bengal to marry well, but seared salmon rubbed with garam masala is delicious when paired with jasmine rice cooked in coconut milk with […]

Women’s tennis sweeps Saint Joseph’s in Philly

After dropping its first two matches of the weekend against James Madison and Temple, the women’s tennis team capped its doubleheader Sunday with a 7-0 win against Saint Joseph’s. Friday, the Colonials were dominated at home by James Madison, which nearly swept GW before sophomore Dorota Lysienia won at number seven singles in two games. […]

Scholarship named for civil rights activist

GW established a public service scholarship and special memorial in honor of social activist Dr. Dorothy Height Thursday. Height, who died last year, was a champion for education and a leader in the civil rights movement, as well as the former president of the National Council for Negro Women. The $10,000 scholarship will be awarded […]

Capital Bikeshare offers 5-day pass

Clarification appended Capital Bikeshare, a growing regional bike-sharing program, is now offering riders the option of purchasing a five-day pass as a way to attract tourists as well as residents to the program. The new passes went on sale Saturday, just in time for the beginning of the National Cherry Blossom Festival, as well as […]


Monday Let’s Talk About Politics Baby Take part in a conversation about which political issues matter to college students. Marvin Center, Room 301 – 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday RwandArt Sale GlobeMed is hosting a sale of artwork by GW students. All proceeds go to a health clinic in Rwanda. University Yard – 9 a.m. […]

Staff Editorial: Thumbs Up / Thumbs Down

The end of the season The GW men’s basketball team suffered a disappointing loss March 9 that marked the end of its run in the Atlantic 10 Tournament. The game was especially heartbreaking as the Colonials had come back on a 20-6 run and tied the game at 49 with just under a minute left, […]

Professor files new charge in buyout lawsuit

A former School of Engineering and Applied Science professor amended his complaint against the University in court this month, rendering GW’s current attempt to have the lawsuit dismissed moot. Last month the University filed a motion to dismiss the first of two counts in Richard Soland’s complaint, citing a lack of tangible evidence. Under law, […]