May 22, 2000

Volume 97, Issue 2

Stories from the May 22, 2000 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Quote of the week

Professor Jill Kasle, University marshal, remarking on the lack of protesters demonstrating against U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright’s selection as keynote speaker at Commencement: In terms of protesters, we probably had more than that for Bill Cosby.

Timeline: American governmental figures in GW Commencement history

1929- President Calvin Coolidge and his wife, Grace, received honorary doctorates of law from the University at a February ceremony. Coolidge was the first American president to receive an honorary degree from GW. 1946- President Harry S. Truman, received an honorary doctorate of law during the May 29, 1946 commencement ceremony. His daughter, GW student […]

An open challenge to GW’s president

Dear Mr. Trachtenberg: As a student at GW, I figure you might like to hear from me. After all, it has been two years now since I first started studying at GW, and my studies here have left me with many great experiences. Unfortunately, I regret to inform you that your leadership has not been […]

News Briefs

Au Bon Pain closed for health violations Au Bon Pain, at 2000 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, was shut down for Health Code Violations May 4, according to an article in The Washington Post. The store was closed on May 4 at 3 p.m. until May 5 at 11:50 a.m. for emergency repairs and restorations, said Brian […]

Sports Brief

Guard signs with GW High school standout Darnell Miller signed a national letter of intent to play for the GW men’s basketball team next season, head coach Tom Penders announced May 11. The 6-4 point guard from St. Raymond’s High School (Bronx, N.Y.) averaged seven points and seven assists in his senior season, and led […]

GW implements new e-mail server, interface

GW appropriated a $600,000 budget to implement a new e-mail system that will alleviate the constant surge of failures and delays that students experienced all year, said Guy Jones, director of Networking Information Technology. What we’ve been trying to do for the past semester is to keep GWIS2 limping along, Jones said. What we’re doing […]

GW sets wins record with weekend sweep

The red-hot GW men’s baseball team entered its final three-game series against host Duquesne needing one win to break the school’s record for most wins in a single season. And with this weekend’s dominating sweep of the host Dukes at Duquesne field, the Colonials did just that breaking the 1998 team’s total of 33 wins. […]

News brief

Parents, friends of graduates locked out of Smith Center Guests of graduating Columbian School of Arts and Sciences students were almost unable to watch the school’s graduation ceremony in the Smith Center Saturday afternoon after a limited Smith Center seating shut out hundreds of guests. Smith Center employees locked the front doors with about 300 […]

Athlete charged with sex assault

Attila Cosby, a transfer student slated to join the GW basketball team early next year, was arrested and charged after a 46-year-old woman made allegations that he sexually assaulted her in his Guthridge Hall room early May 15. Cosby, who transferred from the University of New Mexico earlier this year, was charged with first-degree sexual […]

Sports honors

GW basketball players Mark Lund and Marlo Egleston were named the most outstanding senior athletes Monday at the University’s annual Senior Honors Luncheon. Lund and Egleston received the J. Dallas Shirley Outstanding Senior Male Athlete award and the Lynn George Outstanding Senior Women Athlete award, respectively, for strong academic and athletic contribution to GW. Both […]