April 8, 2004

Volume 100, Issue 58

Stories from the April 8, 2004 issue of the GW Hatchet.

GW alters class schedule, introduces more Friday classes

When students began registering for classes Tuesday, they were greeted with a re-worked time schedule and more Friday classes. Large-scale renovations paired with a significant increase in enrollment have forced University officials to create a new schedule of classes to accommodate students. Undergraduate enrollment has increased 46 percent, or by 3,000 students, in the past […]

Column: A lost art

One upon a time there was an activity through which intellectuals would attempt to expand their minds. They would gather together and bring with them their independent thoughts. Many times these thoughts could not logically coincide with the ideas of the other parties present. These great thinkers would try to show the reasoning behind their […]

Column: History of Hatchet April Fools

For 63 years, The GW Hatchet has done something that few college newspapers around the country are able to do, and only a handful have done for as long – print a satirical issue once a year to commemorate April Fools’ Day. Publication of such an issue always carries a risk. At several college newspapers […]

University cancels external SA audit

An independent accounting firm will not conduct an audit of Student Association finances despite strong administrative and student support for a review last semester. Student leaders requested the audit after they found numerous discrepancies between the SA and University’s books from last year. The SA discovered errors in the University’s financial records totaling more than […]

Column: Phil’s refraction

The morning of Phil Augustin’s death, my roommate observed that people seem to encounter many deaths during college. Between new friendships, classes, work and various organizations, you become connected to a large network of people in a very short period of time. Phil was someone who knew everyone. His friends complained that it took forever […]

Koken blanks Navy

The GW baseball team extended its winning streak to six in a row Tuesday, defeating the U.S. Naval Academy 8-0 at Barcroft Park. The last time the two teams met, the Midshipmen (10-23) knocked the Colonials (20-11) out of the 2002 NCAA Tournament. Head Coach Tom Walter’s decision to start junior Nick Koken paid off, […]

Letters to the Editor

False assumptions I am writing in regard to two political cartoons that appeared in issues of The Hatchet in the past two weeks. The first depicted John Kerry’s rally at GW, and the second showed a girl getting ready to go to the Health and Wellness Center. Both portray the GW community as rich and […]

Duo holds court at GW

Four years ago, senior Matt Hane came to GW on a mission to be successful playing Division I tennis. To Hane, winning is everything. “Competition is pretty much everything I play for,” he said. “There are certain kinds of guys. Some just go out there and love to play tennis just for the sport, and […]