April 12, 2004

Volume 100, Issue 59

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


The article “Rice expected to sign” (April 8, p. 17) stated that Maureece Rice has had “character issues.” The Hatchet has no knowledge of any such issues with Rice’s character. The instances cited were unconfirmed reports from other news outlets and did not demonstrate any issues with Rice’s character. The Hatchet regrets the use of […]

Rice answers for 9/11

(U-WIRE) WASHINGTON – National security adviser Condoleezza Rice defended the Bush administration’s terrorism policies in her testimony Thursday before the bi-partisan independent commission in charge of investigating the Sept. 11 attacks. “If we knew an attack was coming against the United States, that an attack was coming against Washington and New York, we would have […]

Editorial: Support the center

For years, Muslims on campus have been served by inadequate facilities. Currently, Muslim students split their time between their small office in the Marvin Center and prayer services at Western Presbyterian Church. Given that both Catholics and Jews enjoy the increased opportunities a religious center provides, Muslim students should be commended for taking proactive steps […]

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.” * […]