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Topic - George Washington
A handful of law students attending Washington and Lee University say campus authorities should ban the flying of the Confederate flag and at the same time admit that Gen. Robert E. Lee — whom the school is named after, in part — was racist.
A group of law students at Washington and Lee University is demanding the school banish the Confederate flag from its Lexington campus and repudiate one of its namesakes, Gen. Robert E. Lee.
From working with churches in Chicago to enlisting religious leaders to help push immigration reform, President Obama's ties to religious communities run deep, but analysts say he's opened himself up to continued criticism by failing to find his own church after five years in Washington.
In the early months of the American Revolution, Gen. George Washington had fared poorly in encounters in and around New York City, and many military critics dismissed him as a backwoods bungler who was no match for forces trained in continental warfare.
A classic spoof of the Revolutionary War finds Gen. George Washington interrupted by a bill collector out on the battlefield.
Visitors to George Washington's former home will soon be able to take home a bottle of peach brandy like one the president might have poured for guests.
George Washington's season ended in the NCAA Tournament. Based on those returning, like Patricio Garino and those incoming, the Colonials have the goods for a return trip.
It was not the end that George Washington seniors Maurice Creek and Isaiah Armwood had hoped for or dreamed of after a 71-66 loss to Memphis in the second round of the NCAA tournament. But the two seniors left their mark on an improving Colonials program.
George Washington ate here, but not nearly as much as we first thought.
Not many teams use a 1-3-1 zone defense, but the scheme has been key to GW's season and could be the key in Friday's NCAA Tourney matchup versus Memphis.
The Colonials have played for almost two months without the sophomore guard, whose broken left foot still hasn't completely healed. Savage tried to play during the Atlantic 10 tournament last weekend, but lasted barely a minute on the floor in a semifinal loss to VCU.
Tavian Dunn-Martin had 19 points and 10 rebounds and Huntington overcame a 40-point performance by George Washington's Jon Elmore to beat the Patriots 72-64 in the boy's Class AAA quarterfinals Thursday.
Creek, a 23-year-old graduate student, led the Colonials in scoring with 14.3 points per game, hoping all season he would once again play in an NCAA tournament game after an injury-marred career at Indiana.
Joshua Dudley paced a balanced scoring attack for Washington with 18 points and 4 rebounds in an 81-61 win over Morgantown in the boy's Class AAA quarterfinals Wednesday. Morgantown took an early 4-3 lead over Washington only to watch the Patriots explode on a 20-4 run sparked by two 3-point baskets by Dominique Newman.
First, Mike Krzyzewski takes a shot at George Washington's conference. Then the NCAA mistakenly puts the logo for crosstown rival Georgetown on T-shirts for sale on the official tournament website.
Nonetheless, Washington wrote the British that he desired that "General Lee be declared exchangeable, when we shall have an officer of yours of equal rank in our possession."
"There is not a single farthing in the Military Chest," Washington laments in the letter dated Jan. 3, 1781. "P.S. I have not been able to obtain any money for my own expenses, or table for more than three months."