June 27, 2001

Volume 98, Issue 4

Stories from the June 27, 2001 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

GW creates more housing

GW has found housing for almost all freshmen after enrolling a class about 300 students bigger than expected, University officials said. The University will convert 70 doubles in the Hall on Virginia Avenue and 50 doubles in Thurston Hall to triples to house some of the 300 unanticipated freshmen, Director of Media Relations Gretchen King […]

U.S. attorneys find DNA match

DNA found on a broom handle GW basketball player Attila Cosby allegedly used to sexually assault a 46-year old crack cocaine user matches a sample taken from his accuser, an expert testified Tuesday. But, in his opening remarks at D.C. Superior Court, Cosby’s lawyer, Billy Martin, said Cosby used the broom handle found in his […]

ABC law limits hours for alcohol retailers

A new law will standardize hours D.C. residents can buy liquor and beer around the city starting Aug. 1. Under the new Alcohol Beverage Control law, the city will only allow D.C. liquor stores, which hold a Class A license, to sell alcohol between 9 a.m. and 10 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Groceries and convenience […]

Brown may prove too big a project for NBA

SirValiant Brown has said it was necessary for him to toss up 25 or 30 shots a game freshman year. He said offense on the GW men’s basketball team was structured around his scoring. Brown spent two seasons at GW – and during his first season that approach worked wonders for him. He led the […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Cosby’s accuser testifies in court

A 47 year-old crack cocaine user identified GW basketball player Attila Cosby in court as the man she said sexually assaulted her last summer. The woman testified Wednesday before Judge Neal E. Kravitz in D.C. Superior Court as the prosecution’s seventh witness in a misdemeanor sexual abuse, theft and weapon case against Cosby, who joined […]

Sports Brief: Blankvoort earns academic honor

Golfer Thomas Blankvoort added to his academic resume June 14 when the Atlantic 10 Conference named him to the spring Academic All-Conference Team. Blankvoort, a graduate student with one year of eligibility remaining, joins senior rower Megan Doyle on the team. Blankvoort maintains a 3.6 grade point average and was selected June 8 to the […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Defense questions accuser’s credibility in cross-examination

Defense attorneys in GW basketball player Attila Cosby’s misdemeanor sex abuse case Thursday questioned the credibility of Cosby’s accuser by calling attention to conflicting statements from the woman. During cross-examination Thursday, the complainant said she began bleeding after Cosby touched her with a broomstick. That was after Cosby allegedly forced her to masturbate at gunpoint, […]

Sports Brief: Coaches association to award scholarships

Anthony Ragliani, a GW-recruited outfielder from Indiana, Pa., is in the running for a $5,000 scholarship from the National High School Athletic Coaches Association. One student-athlete from each high school All-America team will receive the award June 27. Raglani, who will join the GW baseball team in the fall, was named to the to the […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: GW suspends Cosby from team

GW Sports Communications announced Thursday GW basketball player Attila Cosby has been suspended from the men’s basketball team for “failing to meet his academic obligations,” GW head coach Karl Hobbs said in a press release. “Attila has been suspended until he successfully completes his academic requirements and shows he can sustain his commitment to his […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Cosby’s godmother defends knowledge of case

GW basketball player Attila Cosby’s godmother testified in his defense Tuesday that she did not act improperly by looking through records of alleged sexual assault victims obtained from Metropolitan Police. Cosby is scheduled to testify when the case continues Thursday. Geneva Couser, Attila Cosby’s godmother and a 27-year MPD veteran, said she reviewed MPD index […]