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Today 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.

Saturday November 21
7:19 p.m.

No. 22 women’s basketball takes first loss at No. 15 Stanford

No. 22 women's basketball took its first loss, 84-63, to No. 15 Stanford on Saturday afternoon in Palo Alto, Calif. when they shot just 29.4 percent from the field.

2:05 p.m.

Preview: No. 22 women’s basketball at No. 15 Stanford

No. 22 GW is looking to get a great win on their schedule to further legitimize their talent for the NCAA selection board, taking on Stanford on the road Saturday afternoon.

Friday November 20
9:55 p.m.

Volleyball sweeps VCU to advance to A-10 tournament semis

GW ran a tired and lackluster VCU squad out of the Smith Center in a three-set sweep Friday afternoon, advancing to the semifinals against top-seed Dayton Saturday. Set scores were 25-16, 25-16 and 25-18.

1:32 p.m.

New student group to campaign for D.C. statehood

GW students will be officially joining in on the effort to make D.C. a state.