April 19, 2004

Volume 100, Issue 61

Stories from the April 19, 2004 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

D.C. in Brief

D.C. fails to meet smog standards The Environmental Protection Agency told the city that it has failed to meet new smog standards that took effect last week. Most of the District, which has until 2010 to meet the pollution regulations, violates the newly enacted standards, The Washington Post reported. The EPA will work with city […]

Colonials move ahead of Spiders

The GW baseball team took two of three games from Atlantic-10 West rival Richmond at Barcroft Park this past weekend after falling to Georgetown Thursday. With the series win, GW moved ahead of Richmond for first place in the division. “We are pretty confident that we are the best team in the A-10, from pitching […]

The Morning After

Chick Before deciding what the next step in your relationship is, it’s important that you both know where the other one is in the said relationship. If you just got together in the last few weeks, you could be waiting for a marriage proposal, while he could be ready to throw you to the curb […]

GW falls in final

The GW women’s water polo team came close to capturing the Southern Championships this weekend but could not knock off Princeton University, as the Colonials fell to the Tigers 7-6 in the tournament final Sunday. Trailing 7-5 entering the fourth quarter, the Colonials scored one goal but failed to tie the game. The loss marked […]

GW dedicates Marvin Center archway

D.C. Mayor Anthony Williams appeared on campus to assist with the dedication of a stone archway at the Marvin Center Thursday in honor of former District Mayor Walter E. Washington. About 50 people crowded on the sidewalk of the Marvin Center’s Eye Street entrance, now named Mayor’s Way. Washington was the first black mayor to […]

Tennis nets fifth at A-10s

The GW women’s tennis team advanced to the quarterfinals of the Atlantic 10 Tournament this weekend but went no further. In College Park, Md., the No. 5 Colonials beat No. 12 St. Joseph’s Friday morning, 4-0, before falling to No. 4 Temple, 4-3, later that afternoon. GW finished the season 7-8 but rebounded nicely and […]

Adjunct professors pull union petition

Adjunct professors withdrew a second petition seeking an election to form a union of part-time faculty on Friday, effectively squelching the possibility of forming a union by the end of the academic year. Union organizers decided to withdraw after failing for a second time to convince the National Labor Relations Board that the movement had […]

Sports Briefs

Colonials excel in classroom More than 160 GW athletes were named to the Atlantic 10 academic honor roll Thursday. The honor roll includes all student athletes who have a grade point average over 3.0. Athletes from the gymnastics, squash, men’s water polo and men’s rowing teams were left off the list as their teams are […]

Campus Calendar

Monday Democratic National Committee Chairman Terry McAuliffe to speak McAuliffe will discuss a contest to get young people involved in the July Democratic National Convention Noon to 1 p.m. – voter registration rally T.G.I. Friday’s – 21st and I streets 3 p.m. – press conference Jack Morton Auditorium, Media and Public Affairs building Sponsored by […]

GW in Brief

Hatchet awarded best non-daily newspaper in region The Society of Professional Journalists named The Hatchet the best overall non-daily student newspaper in the mid-Atlantic region at the organization’s annual regional conference Saturday. The Hatchet received 11 other Mark of Excellence Awards, marking 29 awards during the last three years. The prizes were given to collegiate […]