April 12, 2004

Volume 100, Issue 59

Stories from the April 12, 2004 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Navy upends rowers again

The GW crew teams could not defend the Potomac at the 17th annual GW Invitational Saturday, finishing fifth in the 12-team field, down from last year’s second-place finish. For the third straight year, the U.S. Naval Academy won the team point title by taking four first-place, one second-place and two third-place finishes. The Midshipmen scored […]

Faculty Senate discusses tenure policies

A resolution advocating the need for more thorough faculty evaluations of tenure candidates received unanimous support from the Faculty Senate at its meeting Friday. The resolution came after a few members of the faculty were unexpectedly denied tenure status recently. Problems such as lack of specificity of tenure criteria at the department level and of […]

Editorial: See it through

Once again, protesters from Act Now to Stop War and End Racism inundated the District for an “emergency protest.” As expected, protesters espoused mindless platitudes sympathizing with the people who burnt four American citizens alive in Iraq and Palestinian suicide bombers. Unfortunately, this protest is only a preview of what GW can expect when the […]

GW to host sports marketing confrence

The GW School of Business will host the “Sports and Events Marketing Experience” April 16-17 at Funger Hall. Personalities from the sports and business world are scheduled to appear, including Washington Post columnist Michael Wilbon, Nike executive Larry Miller, and Under Armour founder Kevin Plank. Newusiness professor Matt Winkler founded the conference. “The event idea […]

SMPA selects new interim director

Steven Livingston, professor of political communication and international affairs, will serve as the School of Media and Public Affairs’ interim director next year, officials said. Livingston’s areas of expertise are media, advanced information technology and international affairs. A faculty associate in GW’s Space Policy Institute, Livingston is also chairman of the board of the Public […]

Letters to the editor

Prime example Last month, The Hatchet ran an op-ed I submitted regarding the coverage the Student Association gets in the paper. In Thursday’s issue there was a perfect example of how The Hatchet makes the SA look bad by not getting all sides of a story. Although Sen. Ben Traverse was quoted explaining what happened […]

Sports Conference Events

Mon., April 12 7:30 p.m., Marvin Center Amphitheater * GW Board of Trustees member Jean Fugett discusses Jackie Robinson’s impact on America. * Long Island University professor Joseph Dorinson discusses Robinson’s role as a civil rights leader. Tue., April 13 7:30, SMPA B07 * ESPN producer Craig Mortali discusses “The Disciples of Jackie Robinson.” * […]

Student writes Greek life book

A GW law student is compiling a book of short stories about Greek-letter life, set for print in late 2004 or early 2005. “Legend of the Chapter House,” the working title of the publication, is a collection of 50 to 60 short stories about various aspects of fraternities and sororities from across the country. The […]

The Morning After

Chick: If by “awkward” you mean you see the hot Campus Snacks delivery guy who you took advantage of the night before, then don’t worry about it. But if “awkward” means the guy you hooked up with only looks good after a few cups of jungle juice, then deny that anything ever happened and avoid […]

Men’s tennis falls in A-10 final

Richmond prevented the GW men’s tennis team from capturing its first Atlantic 10 crown in 25 years, defeating the Colonials 4-1 in the final of the A-10 tournament Saturday in Monroeville, Pa. “We’re happy that we got to the finals, but it was very disappointing to lose there,” said senior co-captain Matt Hane. “Everybody wanted […]