March 8, 2004

Volume 100, Issue 50

Stories from the March 8, 2004 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Hobbs’ gamble pays off

PHILADELPHIA – With a first round bye in the Atlantic 10 Tournament riding on Saturday’s game at La Salle, GW men’s basketball coach Karl Hobbs made an unprecedented decision. He didn’t start T. J. Thompson for the first time in the junior guard’s three-year career, replacing him instead with freshman J.R. Pinnock. The move not […]

States can deny scholarships to religion students

Posted 12:01pm March 6 by Melissa Kronfeld U-WIRE Washington Bureau On Feb. 25, the United States Supreme Court ruled in a 7-2 decision, to allow states to decide whether or not they will fund public scholarships for students pursuing a religious education. The ruling follows the legislative path enacted in over thirty other states. The […]

Campus Calendar

Monday Discussion on global marketing strategy at Subway Speaker Brian J. Marino, GW alumnus and international marketing manager for Subway restaurants 10:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Monroe Hall room 105 Interested students should e-mail or call (202) 994-4801 International Women’s Day Speakers on women’s issues in Afghanistan, Iraq, Iran, Pakistan and Turkey 5 to […]

Hawks knock off Colonials

PHILIDELPHIA- Heading into the Atlantic 10 Tournament, GW women’s basketball coach Joe McKeown said he was concerned about the Colonials offense and, more specifically, its outside shooting. McKeown’s worries were validated Sunday as GW struggled to score in its 70-57 loss to St. Joseph’s which ended the Colonials’ bid to repeat their 2003 championship. GW […]

Parents mull suing GW over softball coach

As the University continues its investigation into the conduct of softball coach Shaunte’ Fremin, a few parents said this weekend that they are considering taking legal action against GW for Fremin’s alleged physical and mental abuse of players. “As a former coach, I know when things are being done properly you don’t end up with […]

Column: Kerry’s illogical claim

This just in: “According to the Associated Press, Democratic presidential nominee Sen. John Kerry served on a Navy gunboat in Vietnam and was recognized with numerous military decorations for courage under fire and wounds sustained in combat.” Big news, right? I doubt it. One can hardly watch a Kerry campaign rally or stump speech without […]

Baseball takes two from UVM

The GW baseball team took two games from the University of Vermont in a Sunday doubleheader at Barcroft Park in Arlington, Va. Saturday’s scheduled game against Vermont was canceled because of rain. GW (5-7) got strong pitching performances, especially from junior Dan Sullivan, who pitched all seven innings of the 4-2 victory in game two. […]

Column: Woodard is King

Well thank God, someone with what seems to be integrity will be taking over the helm at our dearly beloved Student Association next year. Yes, the students have spoken. Well, a few have, at least. Omar Woodard will be the next SA president. The outrageous reign of petty politics of the past few years over […]

Varsity Roundup

Gymnasts take Capital Cup The GW gymnastics team won the Nation’s Capital Cup Saturday at the Smith Center with a score of 195.975. The score was the highest in three years for the team and the fourth meet in a row in which the Colonials recorded a final score in the 195s. Following GW at […]