February 11, 2007 |
George Washington University, already the most expensive major university in the U.S., became the first to raise tuition, fees and other mandatory costs beyond $50,000 a year. George Washington trustees set tuition for students enrolling in September at $39,210, an increase of 3.8%, the school said in a statement. Mandatory fees including housing will push that cost to $50,660.
December 9, 2006 |
The stray pieces of mail arrive from time to time on the campus of George Washington University. They read, "Georgetown." Or "George Mason." Karl Hobbs, coach at the school known around Washington, D.C., simply as "GW," made a joke of it as he prepared his team to play USC today in the Wooden Classic, teasing that the game contract read "Georgetown" when it arrived in his office. "We scratched out the 'town' and put 'Washington' and sent it back," he said. "That's why we're here."
March 27, 2006 |
You can call them Cinderella and they won't mind, you can see the collection of smiles and dub them a feel-good story and be right, but understand one thing: The persona the George Mason Patriots adopted and the way they played Sunday was more in line with a cold-blooded killing syndicate. And now that they've forced you to crumple your bracket and toss it in the trash, they're asking a question that has to make you pause and scratch your head. "Who can't we beat now?"
March 27, 2006 |
By George, they did it. With an epic, did-that-just-happen upset of top-seeded Connecticut that ranks as one of the biggest in the history of the NCAA tournament, 11th-seeded George Mason is going to the Final Four. They were one of the last teams chosen for the NCAA field of 65, but the Patriots of the Colonial Athletic Assn.
September 7, 2001 |
George Washington University will force nearly 5,400 students to move out of its Foggy Bottom residence halls during a five-day period surrounding the anti-globalization protests that are expected to swamp the city's downtown this month. The decision, announced Thursday, is one of the more drastic measures taken so far in preparation for demonstrations on Sept.
December 24, 1998
Most International Team * 1. Roey Eyal from Jerusalem * 2. Seco Camara from Lisbon, Portugal * 3. Yegor Mescheriakov from Minsk, Belarus * 4. Andry Sola from Ontario, Canada * 5. Antxon Iturbe from Vitoria, Spain * 6. Albert Roma from Balenya, Spain * 7. Francisco de Miranda from Breda, The Netherlands * 8. Pat Ngongba from Bangui, Central African Republic School also has two players from Baltimore and one from Boston Source: World Features Syndicate