April 22, 2004

Volume 100, Issue 62

Stories from the April 22, 2004 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Spring bling!

First, let’s just get the irony of the situation out of the way: a chart-topping college dropout headlined a University-sponsored concert on the quad last Saturday. Moving right along, it’s possible to look at this year’s Spring Fling and see the play list from an eccentric mix CD someone made for you. Numerous musical genres […]

When to play and when to sit

Some of sports’ most memorable moments have been made by athletes playing through pain. Willis Reed with a torn thigh muscle, making his first two shots in Game Seven of the 1970 NBA Finals. Kirk Gibson with a bum leg, hitting the game-winning home run in Game One of the 1988 World Series. The list […]

GW stings Hornets

The GW men’s baseball team didn’t make it easy Tuesday, but the Colonials still came away with a victory on the road, defeating Delaware State University 10-8 to complete the season sweep. Earlier in the year GW beat the Hornets 5-1 at Barcroft Park. Junior starting pitcher Nick Koken left the game after the fourth […]

Letters to the Editor

Library facts We in the Gelman Library appreciate the support and attention the editors and staff of The Hatchet give us, but the editorial published April 19 (“Spend wisely,” p. 4) about plans to install a Starbucks caf? in Gelman Library contained some inaccurate assumptions and facts that led to a few negative conclusions. Let […]

Smith making case as A-10’s top rookie

Freshman Anthony Smith’s teammates know him as a quiet man. The 6-foot-1-inch southpaw simply lets his bat and his left arm do the talking. “If he wasn’t hitting home runs all the time, you wouldn’t even know he’s there,” freshman catcher Steven Wallace said. “What I think is great about him is that he is […]

Sen. Clinton knocks occupation

Sen. Hillary Clinton criticized the Bush administration’s handling of the war in Iraq at a discussion with journalist Marvin Kalb Tuesday afternoon. At the most recent installment of the GW-sponsored “Kalb Report,” a series of discussions featuring prominent politicians and journalists, Clinton (D-N.Y.) said President Bush has failed to effectively answer questions about the conflict […]

Campus Calendar

Thursday Cultural Transitions Workshop for students studying abroad in Spanish-speaking countries 3:30 to 5 p.m. Marvin Center rooms 413 and 414 Student Excellence Awards 7 p.m. Marvin Center Grand Ballroom Friday Panel on retention of minority students Speakers include Debra Harris, director of admissions for the Graduate School of Education and Human Development, and Michael […]

Students avert trial

The District dropped charges Wednesday against nine GW students arrested in the Marvin Center last month for protesting University worker policies. At an hour-long D.C. Superior Court hearing Wednesday morning, city officials dropped charges against 11 students – including two from Georgetown University – detained in the Marvin Center’s Great Hall March 26. The demonstrators, […]

SA Notes

Finance committee proposes allocation change The Student Association Finance Committee drafted legislation at a meeting Monday night that would require student organizations requesting $2,000 in co-sponsorship funding to present their case in person. Currently, student organization representatives must appear in person for co-sponsorship requests of $2,500 or more. Jordyn Cosme, Finance Committee chair-elect, said his […]