May 3, 2001

Volume 97, Issue 64

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

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 […]

GW student athletes excel in the classroom

GW gymnast Darden Wilee and swimmer Wes Teter have had an exceptional year. Teter’s 3.34 GPA earned him A-10 Student Athlete of the Year honors, and as the A-10s top 200-yard freestyle swimmer he was named to the A-10 All-Conference Team. Wilee, a co-captain on the A-10 Champion Colonials, won the all-around and uneven bars […]

Government recommends increased screening for STDs

By Alex Kingsbury U-WIRE Washington Bureau May 7, 2001 A report released last month by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommended all sexually active women ages 25 and younger be screened, by their primary care physicians, for the sexually transmitted disease chlamydia. Citing the diseases’ rampant growth in the United States as well as […]

Fraternities host keg olympics

Members of GW’s Greek-letter community tossed and raced with empty beer kegs Tuesday afternoon on the National Mall at the first-annual Keg Olympics to benefit Students Against Destructive Decisions. The event, co-sponsored by the Tau Kappa Epsilon and Theta Delta Chi fraternities, was open to all fraternities and sororities on campus. About 75 members of […]

Golf ends season in 13th place

The GW golf team ended its season at the Penn State Invitational 13th out of 15 teams with a total score of 915 (307-304-304) in State College, Pa. Ryan Day was GW’s top golfer, closing out the two-day tournament 20th among 79 golfers with a six-over-par 222 (73-73-76). Penn State University won the tournament with […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: New GW coach Hobbs stresses discipline over winning

Karl Hobbs said he is excited to begin coaching his new players and pledged that his team will be founded on hard work and discipline May 7 at a Smith Center press conference in which GW officially announced Hobbs men’s basketball head coach. “I come to GW with the knowledge and confidence that I can […]

Murphy says so long to Hatchet Bunch

I never could have guessed that the group of 14 strangers gathering at The Hatchet’s summer retreat in Ocean City, Md., could become family. But somewhere along the road, I think we did. Coming into this year, I had just two goals for The GW Hatchet: Of course, we were going to get the paper […]

Freshman wins rookie of the year

GW freshman Matt Hane was named men’s tennis Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Year last week. Hane, who played No. 1 singles for the Colonials, posted a 12-5 regular season record and also took A-10 All-Conference honors. Hane posted a 9-9 record in doubles play with teammate Kinzie Wright. GW finished the season fourth in […]

President marks White House tee-ball’s opening day

By Alex Kingsbury U-WIRE Washington Bureau May 7, 2001 The south lawn of the White House was transformed into a pint-sized field of dreams Sunday, as President Bush welcomed tee-ballers to the mansion for a day of heroes, hot dogs and hardball. Bush welcomed two tee-ball teams from the Washington, D.C., area to “the people’s […]