April 16, 2001

Volume 97, Issue 59

Stories from the April 16, 2001 issue of the GW Hatchet.

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SPOTLIGHT: National conferences showcase student work

For many seniors the happiest day of the year is when their dreaded senior thesis is finally completed, handed in and never thought of again. Five senior communication majors breathed a sigh of relief after finishing their papers, but then took their work one step further by presenting their material at national conferences. Sara Bakker, […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Cosby convicted on seven charges

GW basketball player Attila Cosby Tuesday was convicted of seven misdemeanor charges stemming from a May 2000 incident with an alleged prostitute. Judge Neal E. Kravitz convicted Cosby of all charges but two, throwing out one charge of sexual abuse and a theft charge. Cosby was taken into custody and will be held without bond […]

GU wins Crew Classic; Colonials place fourth

Cross-town rival Georgetown soundly defeated GW’s men’s and women’s crew teams and every other crew team at the GW Invitational Crew Classic on the Potomac River Saturday afternoon. The Hoya men won the Gilbert H. Hood Jr. Trophy for compiling 73 team points, two points more than second-place United States Naval Academy. GW’s men finished […]

Eating their vegetables

The sporadic outbreaks of mad cow disease have caused debate around the world on whether people should strike meat from their diets. For many GW students this concern is not a recent phenomenon because they decided years ago to go vegetarian. Some students said they stopped eating meat and formed healthier eating habits. “I gave […]

Colonials baseball takes two from flyers

The GW baseball team won Sunday’s rubber match as the Colonials took two of three games from third-place Dayton last weekend. GW (22-14, 8-4 Atlantic 10) improved its home-conference record to 5-1 as the team heads to next Friday’s huge doubleheader at Temple. The first-place Owls hold an 8-1 conference mark. “(The wins) put us […]

Men’s tennis finishes fourth

The GW men’s tennis team ended its season with a fourth-place finish at the Atlantic 10 Championships Saturday in Pittsburgh after losing a match for third place 4-3 to Xavier. In eerily similar fashion, the team lost 4-3 to Xavier March 31 in a match held at Duquesne, the site of the A-10 Championships. St. […]

Water Polo faces Hartwick in Eastern Championships

The GW women’s water polo team (14-10, 6-2) will compete against No. 17 Hartwick College in the Eastern Championships Saturday at noon in Providence, R.I. Top teams will compete in the Eastern Championships, including No. 14 Princeton University, No. 15 University of Michigan, No. 17 Hartwick, No. 18 Indiana University and No. 20 Brown University. […]

Staff Editorial: Party pardon

Recent charges levied against the Delta Tau Delta fraternity for breaking alcohol policies at a February party demonstrate serious failures of fraternity self-governance and overly lenient University enforcement in handling groups that break the law. Delta Tau Delta mismanaged a party for its president, Bob Simon, during his Student Association presidential campaign – a party […]

Upcoming Games

Monday – Golf at Cleveland State Invitational All Day Tuesday – Baseball vs. Navy 3 p.m. WTennis at American University 3 p.m. Wednesday – Baseball at Towson 3 p.m.