May 22, 2000

Volume 97, Issue 2

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

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 […]

Staff editorial — Commencement clash

Despite the protests of some students, GW awarded honorary degrees to U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and World Bank Group President James Wolfensohn Sunday. Certainly the institutions that Albright and Wolfensohn represent make controversial decisions and implement policies that are not always popular. However, these two are remarkable in their own right. Albright, the […]

D.C. sites break the tourist routine

Originally Published 05/22/00 The District of Columbia and the surrounding region are areas rich with opportunity for entertainment and enjoyment for visiting family and friends, beyond just that of the basic tourist traps. The first priority for many visitors is to find a place to relax. Two suggestions here: grab a blanket and plunk yourself […]

Conden named

Greg Conden earned Atlantic 10 Pitcher and Rookie of the Year honors Thursday in a vote conducted by the league’s head coaches. The dominating GW freshman finished the regular season 9-1 with a 3.22 earned-run average. Conden struck out a league-leading 84 batters while yielding just 41 walks in 95 innings pitched. The two-time A-10 […]

Staff editorial — Shady player?

The GW men’s basketball team once again finds itself in the public eye, but not for any on-court accomplishments. Instead, allegations of sexual assault have surfaced against Atilla Cosby, a transfer who practiced with the team but would not be able to play until spring 2001 because of NCAA rules. Prompting the charges was an […]

Six removed from ceremony

Among the masses of celebrating graduates and family members at Sunday’s Commencement ceremony, a few small groups of graduating seniors and outside protesters stood in opposition to speakers Secretary of State Madeline Albright and World Bank Group President James Wolfensohn. About seven graduating seniors stood with their backs turned to the stage as Wolfensohn received […]

Sports briefs

Crew finishes 14th at Eastern Sprints The GW women’s varsity crew team finished 14th out of 18 at the Eastern Sprints on Lake Waramaug May 14. The showing eliminated GW from the NCAA Women’s Rowing Championships. The team did well, GW Coach Steve Peterson said, according to a Sports Information press release. I think all […]