April 26, 2001

Volume 97, Issue 62

Stories from the April 26, 2001 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Blankvoort drives his game to another level

GW golfer Thomas Blankvoort will look to put an exclamation point on the end of what has been a remarkable season Saturday at the Penn State Invitational. He won the GW Invitational and has six top-10 finishes this season. The graduate student, who has one year left of eligibility, led GW at the Atlantic 10 […]

Protests descend on GW this weekend

The World Bank and International Monetary Fund will hold another round of meetings near GW campus this Saturday through Monday and about 3,000 protesters are expected to demonstrate outside the meetings, Director of Media Relations Gretchen King said. The meeting will host twice the number of delegates who participated in last April’s turbulent summit, but […]

Burying the Hatchet

I always seem to date and attract jerks. I know these men are bad for me but it is like I am addicted to them. How do I stop? – Fatal attractions Addicted huh? Well I suppose there are worse things you could be addicted to in life. It is important for you to figure […]

Water polo heads north for Easterns

The GW women’s water polo team and Harvard University are the only nationally unranked teams competing at this weekend’s Eastern Championships at Brown University. Eight teams will compete for the top position. The winner of the tournament receives an automatic berth to the NCAA Championships at Stanford University May 12-13. “It is the toughest tournament […]

New fraternity strains IFC, GW ties

GW and the Interfraternity Council entered a power struggle last week when IFC President Jared David found out a group of former Alpha Epsion Pi pledges are working with GW officials to get GW to recognize them as members of another fraternity, David said. A group of mostly Alpha Epsilon Pi pledges from last fall […]

Letter to the Editor: Coaching candidates

In the May 22, 2000 edition of The Hatchet (“Athlete charged with sex assault,” p. 1), Athletic Director Jack Kvancz commented on the initial reports of Attila Cosby’s arrest. Considering the circumstances of coach Tom Penders’ departure from the University of Texas, Kvancz should have monitored the situation closely especially given the fact Cosby left […]

Wright interviews Friday

GW men’s basketball associate head coach Rob Wright said Wednesday he will interview for the head coaching position Friday morning with Athletic Director Jack Kvancz. Wright was seen engaged in a lengthy conversation with GW women’s basketball coach Joe McKeown outside the Smith Center Wednesday. GW guard SirValiant Brown, who was unavailable for comment this […]


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Forum: Reality TV reflects modern morality

Anybody who has tuned into prime-time television in the last 10 months knows that a new trend has conquered the medium. No, this explosion of new series is not another cluster of “Friends” copied sitcoms, but rather a reality television craze that has been echoed on several different major networks. Led by the pioneer program […]