July 10, 2000

Volume 97, Issue 5

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

GW will host HOBY conference

GW will host an eight-day conference promoting leadership among high school students later this month. More than 300 high school sophomores will visit Foggy Bottom July 21 to attend the annual Hugh O’Brian Youth World Leadership Congress. The World Leadership Congress, which was last held at GW in 1998, involves students from 40 countries around […]

University withholds Cosby’s records

University officials declined to use their legal power to inform students about Atilla Cosby’s Student Judicial Services hearing, his status as a student and his eligibility to live in GW residence halls. The 1998 Higher Education Amendments allow universities to disclose the results of disciplinary hearings of students who allegedly committed a violent crime. The […]

Brief — GW ends support of The IN Series

GW ended its support of The IN Series, a professional performing-arts program carried over from the Mount Vernon College, June 30 after a two-year attempt to save the program failed, said Grae Baxter, executive dean of the Mount Vernon campus. Baxter cited space constraints at the Mount Vernon campus, the program’s continual deficit and the […]

Staf editorial — Dangerous Secrecy

The University failed to meet the standard of openness and honesty expected of an institution of higher learning by deciding not to disclose the outcome of Atilla Cosby’s Student Judicial Services hearing. If SJS found Cosby guilty of any infractions stemming from the May 15 incident, students deserve to know. Likewise, if SJS found that […]

What exactly does GW’s president do?

The student, an undergraduate, had a problem. She was getting ready to enroll in GW’s upcoming semester, but had no place to live for a couple of days before the semester actually began. So my wife and I invited her to stay with our family, and over dinner on the first evening of her visit […]

Sometimes when you lose, you `Twin’

One might think blowing an 8-3 lead in the final inning of a semifinal baseball game is rather heartbreaking. Well, you’re right, it’s downright painful. You see, after three wondrous months of coaching the Minnesota Twins in the local Babe Ruth little league with my great friends Tom Vecchio and Jason Coburn, losing for the […]

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 […]