April 3, 2003

Volume 99, Issue 58

Stories from the April 3, 2003 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Rugby bonds over games, parties

The GW men’s rugby team knows how to have a good time. And they should – in the rugby world, partying is almost as important as playing. Often extending invitations to the teams they just battled on the field, the rugby team throws parties in apartments, houses and has social events in Froggy Bottom Pub […]

St. Bonaventure will remain in A-10

St. Bonaventure will remain a member of the Atlantic 10 conference after its men’s basketball team forfeited its final two games last month, university presidents decided in their bi-annual meeting held Tuesday at GW’s University Club. The 12 university presidents of the conference discussed St. Bonaventure’s ongoing investigation into the use of an ineligible player […]

Baseball weathers stormy week

The GW baseball team missed six straight games due to inclement weather last weekend, but when the sun finally came out, so did the Colonial bats. The buff and blue drove in 23 runs in two days to win three straight games, improving their season record to 19-7. The Colonials took a doubleheader from Towson […]

A-10 title not enough for regional bid

The GW gymnastics team won its sixth straight Atlantic 10 title Saturday in Philadelphia but the score was not enough to give the team a bid to next weekend’s NCAA Regional Championship in Athens, Ga. Junior Rachel Mann was named an all-around competitor and junior Lindsay Parks and freshman Tiffany Jones were named alternates to […]

Letters to the editor

Unsubstantiated While it is always a tragedy for any girl – regardless of nationality – to be killed asserting her right to protest (which incidentally is not recognized in the Palestinian-controlled parts of the West Bank), Bernard Pollack’s column “Remembering Rachel Corrie’s plight” (March 27, p. 4) irresponsibly concluded that an Israeli bulldozer ran over […]

Colonial Varsity Roundup

Softball swept at home The GW softball team dropped both games of a home doubleheader to James Madison University Wednesday at Mount Vernon, sinking their inaugural season record to 2-17 overall and 0-4 in the Atlantic 10. The Colonials did not score a run in either game, losing the first 5-0 and the second 4-0. […]

Column: Amicus brief supports students

Over the last several days, we have had a very tough issue to examine and an even tougher decision to make. As you may already know, GW is preparing a case against the city to repeal the Board of Zoning Adjustment orders concerning campus housing. This weekend, University officials approached the SA to file an […]

Column: Affirming affirmative action

In his book “Recruiting and Hiring Minority Employees” Richard Young writes, “Government neutrality in the area of (black America) is the moral equivalent of approving past racist crimes.” Affirmative action means taking positive steps to end discrimination, to prevent its recurrence and to create new opportunities that were previously denied to qualified minorities and women. […]

Crime Log

Disorderly Conduct 3/28 Mount Vernon Shuttle – 2:24 a.m. Case closed A driver returning from a trip to the bathroom found a student in the driver’s seat of the bus tampering with the controls. He then reported the student to UPD. Referred to SJS 3/25 Ross Hall – 3:35 p.m. Case closed An individual in […]

Column: Mail services not to blame

The University continues to struggle with the poor student perception of GW Mail Services. As a Presidential Administrative Fellow working in the Office of Auxiliary Services as well as a recent graduate and four-year resident in GW’s residence halls, I am keenly aware of the slow mail service that currently plagues our University. However, now […]