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Monday November 30
3:33 p.m.

Bernie Sanders to undergo procedure at GW Hospital

Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., will undergo an elective outpatient hernia repair procedure at GW Hospital Monday.

Sunday November 29
1:21 p.m.

No. 24 women’s basketball gives up 16-point lead in loss to Wright State

This post was written by Hatchet senior staff writer Alex Kist.

Saturday November 28
5:32 p.m.
Senior forward Patricio Garino falls to the floor after attempting to drive against Cincinnati. Garino scored a team-high 15 points but had a team-high 3 turnovers in the loss. Dan Rich | Contributing Photo Editor

Men’s basketball takes first loss to No. 24 Cincinnati in Barclays Center Classic finals

No. 24 Cincinnati dealt GW its first loss, 61-56, in the Barclays Center Classic Championship game Saturday when the Colonials could never get going inside.

11:50 a.m.

Preview: Men’s basketball vs. No. 24 Cincinnati

Two undefeated teams clash in the championship game of the Barclays Center Classic Saturday, when GW takes on No. 24 Cincinnati.

10:38 a.m.

Preview: No. 24 women’s basketball vs. Wright State

The Colonials are looking to close out the Lone Star Showcase with another win Saturday against Wright State.

12:09 a.m.
Senior forward Kevin Larsen pushes to the basket for a layup in the Colonials' win over Tennessee. Larsen had 15 points in a team-high 36 minutes on the floor. Dan Rich | Contributing Photo Editor

Men’s basketball survives late surge from Tennessee, advances in Barclays Center Classic

The Colonials held on for the three-point victory over Tennessee Friday night in Brooklyn, 73-70, good for its sixth consecutive win in its unblemished 2015-2016 campaign.

Friday November 27
11:35 p.m.

No. 24 women’s basketball tops No. 25 Iowa in double-overtime

It took double overtime to decide the victor between the Colonials and the Hawkeyes. A 50 minute battle including key foul-outs, confusing arguments with the officials and several charges was won 81-77 by the Colonials who outlasted the Hawkeyes in their penultimate game in Texas.

1:27 p.m.

No. 24 women’s basketball withstands late run for win over Houston

By eating up the paint, No. 24 women’s basketball got a Thanksgiving day win over Houston Thursday, topping the Cougars 82-78 in the first game of the Lone Star Showcase.

12:35 p.m.

Preview: Men’s basketball vs. Tennessee

The Colonials, who received 85 votes in Monday’s AP Top 25 Poll, will take on SEC foe Tennessee Friday before facing either Nebraska or No. 24 Cincinnati Saturday afternoon.

12:15 p.m.

Preview: No. 24 Women’s basketball vs. No. 25 Iowa

After a 1-1 trip to California, the Colonials continue their road-trip in the home state of senior guards Aaliyah Brown and Alexis Chandler.

Wednesday November 25
5:22 p.m.

This Thanksgiving, take time to listen

If you’re spending time with relatives, consider downloading the StoryCorps app from NPR.

Tuesday November 24
6:34 p.m.

Women’s basketball trumps Fresno State on the road

After a tough loss to No. 15 Stanford, the Colonials concluded their two-game road stint in the Golden State with a win over Fresno State Monday in a low-scoring battle, 61-53.

1:57 p.m.
Redshirt junior Tyler Cavanaugh fights through Gardner-Webb defenders in the Colonials victory on Tuesday morning. Cavanaugh led all Colonials in scoring with 20 points. Jordan McDonald | Hatchet Staff Photographer

Colonials move to 5-0 with drubbing of Gardner-Webb

For the second time in head coach Mike Lonergan’s tenure, the Colonials have started the season 5-0 after a 94-65 drubbing of Gardner-Webb Tuesday morning.

Monday November 23
7:01 p.m.
Tiny Events

A tour of D.C.’s Tiny Houses

2:00 p.m.

Men’s basketball receiving votes in AP poll

The men's basketball team received 85 votes, second-most of any team outside the top-25, in Monday's Associated Press poll.

1:48 p.m.

University responds to ‘white student union’ Facebook page

GW was one of more than 25 universities targeted by a group identifying itself as a white student union, which a University spokeswoman said officials have asked Facebook to remove.

1:29 p.m.

Preview: Women’s basketball vs. Fresno State

The Colonials are traveling down to Fresno State Monday night after their first loss of the season at the hands of Stanford.

1:03 p.m.

Garino earns A-10 Player of the Week award

Men's basketball senior Patricio Garino has been named the Atlantic 10 Player of the Week for his performance in three games last week, the conference announced Monday.

Sunday November 22
10:48 p.m.
Senior point guard Joe McDonald goes up at the rim in GW's 92-81 win over Army Sunday night. McDonald was 6-6 from the free throw line. Dan Rich | Contributing Photo Editor

Offense powers men’s basketball to win over Army

Behind Matt Hart’s career-high 17 points, 21 from senior Kevin Larsen and another 18 from senior Patricio Garino, the Colonials came away with the 92-81 win over Army Sunday night.

7:24 p.m.
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‘Drug war’ vigil held on the National Mall

"Catharsis on the Mall: A Vigil for Healing the Drug War" was held on the National Mall this weekend, culminating in the burning of a structure on Saturday night in front of the Washington Monument.

5:24 p.m.
Sophomore outside hitter Aaliya Davidson attacks the ball in GW's five-set loss to top-seed Dayton in the Atlantic 10 Tournament semifinals Saturday. Dan Rich | Contributing Photo Editor

Volleyball ends season with loss to Dayton in A-10 semifinals

The Colonials (21-11) fell to top-seeded Dayton (24-5), 3-2, in a five-set brawl in the Atlantic 10 Tournament semifinals Saturday.

2:32 p.m.
Senior guard Joe McDonald fires a three in the Colonials' upset win over No. 6 Virginia. Dan Rich | Contributing Photo Editor

Preview: Men’s basketball vs. Army

One 3-0 team will take its first loss Sunday night when Army visits the Smith Center to open play in the Barclays Center Classic.

2:02 p.m.

National Endowment for the Humanities celebrates 50 years

Albert H. Small was honored with a lifetime humanities achievement award in the GW Museum and Textile Museum at the NEH 50th anniversary.