Sen. Mark Warner Keeps a Holiday Tradition

The Virginia senator and GW alumnus brought friends, politicians to the Smith Center for his annual pickup basketball games.

Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax
Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin E. Fairfax (D) takes a shot during Sen. Mark Warner's annual pre-Thanksgiving pickup basketball games at the Smith Center. (Photos: William Atkins/GW Today)
November 26, 2018

GW alumnus Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) kept an annual Thanksgiving tradition, a spirited set of pickup basketball games in the Charles E. Smith Center on the George Washington University's Foggy Bottom campus on Nov. 21.

Mr. Warner was joined by several friends, including Virginia Lt. Gov. Fairfax Justin E. Fairfax (D), as well as members of the basketball team from the School Without Walls. The pre-Thanksgiving games began for Mr. Warner, B.A. '77, when he was an undergraduate at GW.

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