April 24, 2003

Volume 99, Issue 64

Stories from the April 24, 2003 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

SJT addresses Muslim concerns

Arab and Muslim students thanked University President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg last week for addressing their concerns about race-related intimidation on campus. Several students, including Muslim Students Association members, recently requested Trachtenberg reiterate GW’s zero-tolerance policy against intimidation, threats or harassment, which he did in two full-page advertisements in The Hatchet earlier this month. MSA President […]

Meyers leads team on and off field

“Come on, guys, she’s throwin’ meatballs. Mmmmm, she’s makin’ me hungry.” Elana Meyers’ GW softball teammates hear these words of encouragement from the mouth of their captain on a regular basis. Described by assistant coach Keri Kubala as “intense on the field and exuberant in the locker room,” the freshman phenom is a bright spot […]

GOP addresses security concerns

Homeland Security Under Secretary Asa Hutchinson addressed foreign and domestic security concerns, marijuana legislation and the Clinton impeachment in a discussion with College Republicans Tuesday night. About 25 students attended the event in the Marvin Center, which was part of the CRs’ Speakers’ Bureau, which seeks to bring conservative leaders to campus. Hutchinson, the under […]

GW stretches win streak

The GW baseball team is rolling again after dropping four in a row last week. The Colonials (27-11, 4-5 Atlantic 10) extended their current win streak to seven games, beating host Delaware State Wednesday and thevisiting University of Delaware Tuesday. GW flexed its offensive muscle to win both games, scoring 18 total runs. Wednesday’s 10-7 […]

Colonial Cash attracts locals

Area restaurant officials could see more business from GW students next year when the University combines meal points and debit dollars in a new program called “Colonial Cash.” The new payment plan will provide a wider variety of eating options but will force many students to purchase larger meal plans. This range of options places […]

GW men’s basketball update

The Pennsylvania Valleydawgs selected senior Chris Monroe as the 38th pick in the United States Basketball League draft Tuesday, April 15. Monroe said he is uncertain if he will spend any time in the semi-pro league. If he did, it would only be after he graduates from GW and it would primarily be to gain […]

Sports Briefs

GW ranked fifth on A-10 student-athlete honor roll GW placed fifth on the Atlantic 10 Commissioner’s Honor Roll last Thursday, with 165 student-athletes making the list. All student-athletes currently holding a 3.0 cumulative GPA made the honor roll, which totaled 1,783 students from the 12 A-10 universities. Women’s rowing led GW with 27 student-athletes on […]

Column: Pre- and post-war perspective from abroad

Pre-war opinion American patriotism falls flat in a country far from the red, white and blue. As an American abroad, I ask how can I hold my head up high when the stomachs of my British neighbors churn at the thought of fighting our battles? Propaganda runs rampant, and I’m scared to open my mouth […]