“We extend our sincerest thoughts and prayers for both of these young people … We also pray for the strength of their families and loved ones to help them move through this most terrible tragedy.” -University of Maryland President Dan Mote We share the sentiments of President Mote concerning Friday’s tragedy when a City Hall […]
April 28, 2003
Volume 99, Issue 65
Stories from the April 28, 2003 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.
When fencing was invented in about 1190 BC, it was primarily used as a means of practicing swordsmanship. Ancient Egyptians, Babylonians, Greeks, Persians and Romans all used the sport for duels and preparation for war. Two weekends ago, the GW club fencing team used its swords to reach a more peaceful goal – second place. […]
International Affairs Society seeks staff for conference The International Affairs Society is accepting applications to staff its eighth annual Greater Washington Conference on International Affairs in the fall. The event is a one-day conference that brings together local middle school students to participate in a United Nations simulation. Interested applicants can turn in applications in […]
The GW baseball team used strong pitching and hard hitting to sweep La Salle in a three-game series this weekend at Barcroft Park in Arlington, Va. The three wins extended the Colonials’ winning streak to 10 games and vaulted the team past St. Bonaventure, St. Joseph’s and Temple universities in the Atlantic 10 standings just […]
When Dr. Jerrold Post met a friend for lunch about a job almost 40 years ago, he was unsure what sort of position they were going to talk about. It turned out that the job was with the CIA. What the doctor thought would be a two-year stint in “the company” turned out to be […]
Golf ties for 13th at Rhode Island The GW golf team tied for third place at the 13-team Rhode Island Invitational Friday, while freshman Brian Carroll continued his strong play with a tie for seventh place individually. The tournament was scheduled for two rounds, but rain forced the cancellation of Saturday’s second round, making Friday’s […]
Baseball With rainouts and the holidays, the GW club baseball team has missed more than 20 games this season. This past week, however, the team got in five games. In a must-win situation to keep hopes of winning the conference alive, the team swept Maryland in a doubleheader Sunday, winning 5-4 and 7-3, respectively. Matt […]
Campus leaders celebrated their accomplishments “MTV-style” Thursday night, as a fresh look accompanied the Student Activities Center’s 18th annual Excellence Awards. A packed Marvin Center Grand Ballroom watched in anticipation as the University honored 13 student leaders, six organizations and one adviser for dedication to improving student life. Audience members also enjoyed performances from three […]
Members of the GW Hawaii Club perform the “Hawaiian Rollercoaster Ride” during Sunday’s annual luau in the Marvin Center Grand Ballroom. More than 200 people feasted on authentic Hawaiian food including Kalua Pig, pineapple and Lomilomi salmon, among other dishes.
“Yep, that will probably need some stitches,” the medic said, “unless you want to have a scar.” I had taken an elbow in the eye during a late-night pick-up basketball game at the Smith Center and was sitting in the GW hospital wondering what the chances were that the coughing child in the adjacent chair […]