July 10, 2000

Volume 97, Issue 5

Stories from the July 10, 2000 issue of the GW Hatchet.

There’s room in X-Men to mutate into a better movie

Born with a unique genetic mutation, mutants like the X-men hold extraordinary powers. Mutants are not born with these powers. They are discovered during their adolescence, leaving teenagers confused and yearning for a normal life. People in society fear and avoid mutants because they believe their powers can be potentially dangerous. At times, some mutants […]

Judge dismisses Cosby sex abuse case

A judge dismissed the first-degree sex abuse case against Atilla Cosby, a transfer student slated to join the basketball team early next year, at a D.C. Superior Court preliminary hearing Friday. The charge stemmed from accusations made to Metropolitan Police by a 46-year-old crack-cocaine user that Cosby sexually assaulted her in his Guthridge Hall room […]

GW students present business plans to venture capitalists

Graduate students in the School of Business Management presented entrepreneurial concepts, involving the next generation Internet to local venture capital firms June 28. Many of the student concepts incorporate Internet 2, another form of the Internet that offers greater bandwidth but is limited in its reach. What we’re trying to do is forge a relationship […]

Staff editorial — Disturbing facts

Although a judge found that Attila Cosby probably did not break the law during a sexual encounter with a 46-year-old woman early May 15 in his Guthridge Hall room, the facts discovered at his preliminary hearing Friday are quite disturbing. While Cosby’s right to privacy should be respected, the facts brought out in the hearing […]

Helen Thomas joins SMPA faculty

Veteran White House correspondent Helen Thomas will join GW’s School of Media and Public Affairs faculty as a Shapiro Fellow this fall. I’m very excited about this opportunity, Thomas said. I thought it was a wonderful opportunity to stay in touch with journalism . I was very lucky to be selected by GW. Thomas, who […]

Sophomore noted for activism dies

GW student Tom Weaver, known by family and friends for his love of politics, government and campus life, died July 1 after losing a battle with cancer. A former freshman representative and co-director of political affairs for the GW College Republicans, Weaver was active with the CRs for more than a year and a half, […]