April 17, 2003

Volume 99, Issue 62

Stories from the April 17, 2003 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Bats break Colonials out of four-game funk

The GW baseball team got back on track this week, ending a four-game losing streak with wins over Maryland-Baltimore County and Penn State University. GW (21-11, 1-5 Atlantic 10) took Tuesday’s game at UMBC 9-4 and beat Penn State 11-6 Wednesday. “If we hit then we win,” GW head coach Tom Walter said. “This past […]

Women’s Policy Caucus debates funding equality

The current controversy surrounding Title IX and funding of men’s and women’s collegiate athletics was debated at the first-ever Women’s Policy Caucus Discussion in Mount Vernon’s Post Hall Tuesday night. The event, attended by seven students, featured two experts with opposite views on women’s equality in sports, Wendy Berutto from the National Association for Girls […]

Staff Editorial: GW on the flip

It was only a week ago students and community members alike believed the University was attempting to fulfill the Board of Zoning Adjustment’s requirements to house 70 percent of students and all freshmen and sophomores within campus boundaries or outside of Foggy Bottom. It seemed as if it might actually happen as the University purchased […]

Varsity Roundup

Golf team ties for second at Rehoboth The GW golf team placed second in a 15-team field Monday and freshman Brian Carroll tied for second individually at the Rehoboth Beach Spring Invitational in Rehoboth Beach, Del. The host Colonials shot a combined 616, placing them seven strokes behind first-place U.S. Naval Academy and 12 strokes […]

Column: New ‘patriotism’ may infringe rights

While most Americans are glued to CNN watching the most recent news about the war on Iraq, Congress is quietly discussing steps to further to the Patriot Act with a sequel titled the Domestic Security Enhancement Act of 2003, or Patriot Act 2. The first Patriot Act passed within six weeks of September 11 and […]

Staff Editorial: Not just a phrase

It is not liberal, conservative nor progressive to support D.C. congressional representation – it is fundamentally American. The fact that 500,000 U.S. citizens are systematically disenfranchised from their government by the denial of a voting representative in Congress is the most appalling and hypocritical aspect of modern American democracy. Though it might sound trite, there […]

Letters to the editor

Not simply reverse racism Affirmative action as explained by Laura Ng (“Reverse Racism is still racism,” April 14, p. 4) is most definitely oversimplified. First off, let us remember that there is a little thing called the “legacy” clause. Further, let us remember that a large number of black, Latino and Native American parents, for […]

Column: Free trade vs. democracy

As the war in Iraq monopolizes television screens and newspaper headlines in the U.S., other world news has been shoved to the sidelines. It is the concern of many citizens’ groups that other important issues that need to be addressed by all thoughtful and ethical people across this country are being ignored as the war […]

Crime Report

Destruction 4/11 Mitchell Hall Open case A housekeeping employee found feces in the courtyard between Thurston and Mitchell halls. A community facilitator told UPD that Thurston residents had been throwing feces out their windows. Disorderly Conduct 4/12 HOVA – 1 a.m. Open case An individual reported finding human feces in a stairwell. Liquor Law Violation […]