April 19, 2001

Volume 97, Issue 60

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

WEB COLUMN: Common ironies

Ever wonder why in the schedule of classes that lists all of the courses, times, locations and professors for the upcoming academic semester that some courses have professor’s names listed and others just say “staff.” How can a department plan a class if they do not have anyone to teach it at the designated time? […]

Students, administrators reflect on fraternity self-governance

The Interfraternity Council and administrators are evaluating fraternity self-governance as the first year under the policy comes to a close. Self-governance allows the IFC to hear cases about minor infractions involving on-campus fraternities instead of Student Judicial Services. “I think that self-governance is a good system,” IFC President Jared David said. “I think that the […]

Handheld computers extend beyond the palm

First it was beepers. Then came Game Boys and cell phones. And now pocket-sized computers are the newest handheld technology. Today’s college-age generation has grown up at the forefront of technology, and the newest trend is not escaping its grasp. Handheld computers such as Palms cost from $150 to $550 with varying capabilities. Almost all […]

GW basketball faces NCAA violations

GW will report itself to the NCAA for violations after four men’s basketball players illegally used an assistant coach’s long-distance phone code to make $1,400 worth of calls, said Robert Chernak, vice president for Student Academic and Support Services. Seniors Mike King and Bernard Barrow and freshmen Darnell Miller and Marquin Chandler used the ACUS […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Women’s tennis expects big things at A-10’s

After a disappointing 4-3 loss to American Tuesday, the GW women’s tennis team seeks to extend its season as it heads to Hamilton, N.J., for the Atlantic10 Championships this weekend. On Thursday, A-10 coaches will gather at Veterans Park in Hamilton to determine the seeds. GW (9-5) and Massachusetts (10-5) are expected to receive the […]


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Upcoming Games

Thursday – no games scheduled Friday – Baseball at Temple (DH) noon Wtennis at A-10 Championships (Hamilton, NJ) TBA Golf at A-10 Championships (Mt. Alto, Pa) All Day Saturday – Wtennis at A-10 Championships (Hamilton, NJ) TBA Golf at A-10 Championships (Mt. Alto, Pa) All Day Sunday – Baseball vs. LaSalle noon Wtennis at A-10 […]

WEB UPDATE: Penders resigns after tumultuous week

Tom Penders resigned Friday as GW men’s basketball coach calling it “time for a sabbatical” from coaching and saying the decision had nothing to do with events of the past week. “I’ve given all I have to this chosen field,” said Penders, who will step down effective June 30. “And I can honesty say I […]

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 […]