April 12, 2004

Volume 100, Issue 59

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

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 […]

GW to study genomes

The University will begin establishing a genomics center in the next few months that officials hope will help doctors develop a more accurate method of diagnosing and treating diseases. In February, GW’s Board of Trustees approved the creation of the Catharine Birch McCormick Genomics Center, which will be housed in Ross Hall. The mapping of […]

SA Senate to evaluate student rights

A group of Student Association senators met this weekend to take the first steps in ensuring that student rights are a top University priority. The committee, consisting of five senators, examined GW’s Guide to Student Rights and Responsibilities, and created recommended edits and new clauses. The document governs student behavior, and consists of the Student […]

GW hosts Jackie Robinson week

On April 15, 1947, Jackie Robinson became the first African American to play Major League Baseball, and to commemorate Robinson’s life and legacy, the GW Jackie Robinson Society and the Multicultural Student Services Center are hosting the third annual Jackie Robinson week. Beginning Monday, several guest speakers will come to campus to discuss various aspects […]

Worm hinders class registration

Students are expected to be able to register Monday morning after a crippling computer worm forced the shut-down of several GW Web sites last week. GW prevented access to the Banner System and several other sites starting Friday afternoon in an attempt to escape the devastating effects of a worm that steals students’ login passwords […]

University seeks spam mail feedback

The University is collecting feedback from GW community members in response to a growing concern about spam mail. Information Systems and Services officials will be collecting surveys, which were distributed to all account holders, until April 23. Surveys can also be accessed at gweb.gwu.edu. Questions focus on the amount of spam users receive and actions […]

Sports briefs

Lacrosse continues streak The GW lacrosse team beat Massachusetts and La Salle this weekend to remain undefeated in the Atlantic 10. The Colonials used six goals from freshman Laura Hostetler to extend their winning streak to five games, the longest in the program’s three-year history. On Sunday, GW came back from a 7-3 deficit and […]