April 19, 2001

Volume 97, Issue 60

Stories from the April 19, 2001 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Staff Editorial: Time for a change

The list of indiscretions linked to the men’s basketball program headed by coach Tom Penders continued to grow Wednesday when The Washington Post published a report of four players using the telephone access code of assistant coach Tom Penders, Jr. to place long-distance calls. This incident comes after revelations in The Hatchet that team member […]

Staff Editorial: Moral accountability

Members of GWPride were confronted with an unpleasant anti-gay epithet Friday night as they walked past the Delta Tau Delta fraternity house, where a student on the house’s front porch proclaimed, “I hate fags.” According to police reports, the student felt no shame and pointed himself out to the GWPride members to let them know […]

Baseball slams Towson; sinks Navy

The GW baseball team scored 38 runs in its past two games and Dan Rouhier and Chris Barry combined to drive in 17 of them. Rouhier and Barry both hit grand slams in Tuesday’s 16-4 victory over the United States Naval Academy Tuesday at Barcroft Park. In the Colonials 22-4 victory over Towson University, Barry […]

Letter to the Editor: Paean to pistols

When I think of guns, I think “safe.” Safe guns make a lot of sense, kind of like a dry ocean. I think back to Spring Break in Santo Domingo – guards at McDonalds with double-barrel shotguns, eight of 10 citizens with six-shooters in their back pockets – and I remember thinking, man, do I […]

Golf readies for A-10s after rough outing

The GW men’s golf team will compete in the Atlantic 10 Championships Friday at the Penn National Golf Club in Mt. Alto, Pa., following a disappointing seventh-place finish at the Cleveland State Invitational April 15-16. Oakland City University won the Invitational with a score of 922, ahead of GW’s 956. Oakland City’s Gary Robinson overcame […]


In “Waterstreet Reclaims Title” (April 16, p.9), Adam Richman was incorrectly paraphrased as saying his full band may play with him at Spring Fling. Richman is a solo artist.

Cosby remains on team, faces no new GW charges

GW Athletic Director Jack Kvancz said Tuesday that he might have sanctioned GW basketball player Attila Cosby, had he known Cosby was charged with nine misdemeanors at the D.C. Superior Court Jan. 26. “If I had known (about the charges), I might have done something,” Kvancz said. “But now, the season’s over.” Cosby was charged […]

Quote of the Week

GW men’s basketball coach Tom Penders’ reaction to Attila Cosby showing him a court summons Feb. 8: “I couldn’t understand it. I did see the word `misdemeanor’ a couple of times.”

Groups celebrate Earth Day

A group of 15 GW students joined about 200 protesters on the Ellipse Wednesday, holding signs and calling President George W. Bush the “toxic Texan” and the “polluter-in-chief,” at the Greenpeace-sponsored “Take Back the Earth Day” rally. Later in the day GW students celebrated Earth Day in Kogan Plaza. Groups from University of Maryland, Virginia […]

Op-Ed: Hate speech hurts community, students

How much longer will homophobia be acceptable in mainstream society? Sexist, racist and anti-Semitic words have finally come to be recognized as hate speech, yet homophobic speech is still heard daily and largely goes unchecked. As reported to GWPride Friday, a group of students walked past the Delta Tau Delta fraternity house on their way […]