May 3, 2001

Volume 97, Issue 64

Stories from the May 3, 2001 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Letter to the Editor: Saving Speech

There is no excuse for derogatory remarks directed towards anyone of any creed, race, gender or sexual orientation. However, an even more deplorable action is to remove one’s ability to make such remarks. I make this statement in reference to Thursday’s article entitled “SJS examines fraternity” (p. 1). While I would never condone the decidedly […]

GW accepts 100 more freshmen

GW expects about 100 more freshmen on campus next year than this year after accepting 49 percent of applicants, said Kathryn Napper, director of admissions. GW’s acceptance rate has remained the same since 1997. The University will ease the burden of the larger freshman class size, which grows from 2,120 this year to about 2,200 […]

Letter to the Editor: Dancing ‘Greeks’

It was about 9 p.m. on a Thursday evening in April. I was leaving St. Mary’s Court after a meeting of the Foggy Bottom Association when I suddenly heard a divine Frank Sinatra melody. I followed the sound into the Court’s dining area, which had been transformed. There were balloons, ribbons, dim lights and that […]

Burying the Hatchet one last time

Chances are you are about to breeze right by this article, and to tell you the truth I can’t blame you. For the past four years I have read the columns that seniors get to write for the last issue of the year and they are filled with private jokes I never got and thank […]

Reno will speak at Law School Commencement

Janet Reno, the country’s first female attorney general, will present the keynote address at GW Law School’s Commencement May 27. Reno will also receive an honorary doctor of law degree from the school, GW announced last week. GW Law School Dean Michael Young said GW is honored to host Reno at the law school’s 134th […]

Baseball pitches shutout

Dan Rouhier’s three-run homerun in the bottom of the third inning sparked a big-scoring run as the GW baseball team defeated Mount St. Mary’s 8-0 at Barcroft Park Wednesday. That homerun sparked a four-inning scoring streak with runs in the third and sixth innings. The Colonials (31-17, 12-7 Atlantic 10) will need this momentum as […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: GW hires Hobbs to replace Penders

GW is expected to announce that Karl Hobbs, the eight-year assistant coach under Jim Calhoun at the University of Connecticut, will take over as GW men’s basketball head coach Monday. The University scheduled a 4 p.m. press conference Monday in the Smith Center to make the hiring official. The men’s program has been without a […]

News Brief: PB cancels Our Lady Peace concert

The Program Board canceled the Our Lady Peace and American Hi-Fi concert Wednesday because Our Lady Peace lead singer Raine Maida had a sore throat and was unable to sing, PB Executive Chair Seth Weinert said. PB was informed of the cancellation at 11 a.m. Wednesday and stopped ticket sales at noon, Weinert said. PB […]