September 12, 2011

Volume 108, Issue 9

Stories from the September 12, 2011 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Volleyball extends opening win streak to nine

When GW walked off the court after its third set against VCU, it was walking away from the first set loss for the Colonials since Aug. 27. The Rams hit .265 en route to a 25-20 set victory, and head coach Amanda Ault knew her team was struggling through a tough battle on the court. […]

Men’s soccer splits weekend action in tournament

Watching an opponent tally a go-ahead goal is disheartening under any circumstance. It’s even tougher to swallow when that point is a result of a penalty call on your team. Head coach George Lidster said the penalty on GW that allowed Coastal Carolina the go-ahead point in the 38th minute of Friday’s game was a […]

Women’s soccer swept in Navy Invitational

It wasn’t the sort of weekend head coach Tanya Vogel wanted. Her team came out of the Navy Invitational with two losses to Davidson and Bryant, its play marked by inconsistency. And despite the similar outcomes, the Colonials looked like two different squads on the field, a sign that the team has yet to develop […]

Men’s water polo swept in Princeton Invitational

Just a week after posting their best start in five seasons, the Colonials were swept in the Princeton Invitational, falling to Harvard, MIT, St. Francis and Brown. The four losses put GW at 3-5 for the season after two weekends of play. GW posted a slow start against Harvard Saturday, and found itself down 9-3 […]

Freshmen volunteer on 9/11

More than 2,300 freshmen, upperclassmen and faculty bused to sites across the D.C. area Sunday to clean parks and paint schools in commemoration of the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. This year, the annual service event focused on the President’s Interfaith Service and Community Service Campus Challenge, a national call for unity […]

University Parking Garage demolition near complete

Contractors will break ground for the Science and Engineering Complex in about a month, after starting demolition work at the site in late May. The excavation process is projected to begin when the University Parking Garage is fully demolished in four to six weeks, Senior Associate Vice President for Operations Alicia O’Neil Knight said. The […]