April 26, 2004

Volume 100, Issue 63

Stories from the April 26, 2004 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Colonials turn two in Ohio

The GW baseball team swept a doubleheader against Dayton Saturday, winning the second game 3-0 after taking the first game 13-3. Overnight rains postponed the final game of the series Sunday, but the teams will play a makeup between 10 a.m. and noon Monday. “These wins are huge,” sophomore pitcher Josh Wilkie said. “Richmond is […]

GW golf finishes ninth

The GW golf team placed ninth out of 11 teams at the Andrea Brotto Cavalier Classic in Charlottesville, Va., this weekend. In 12 rounds, the Colonials finished with a total score of 905, 35 strokes behind the winner, University of North Carolina-Wilmington, which finished with a score of 870. Nine out of the 11 teams […]

Varsity Roundup

Women’s water polo places eighth at Easterns The GW women’s water polo team struggled at the Eastern Championships last weekend at Bucknell University, winning one of four matches. The sixth-seeded Colonials (18-13) won their only match of the tourney against 11th-seeded Gannon University 8-4. On day two, No. 3 Indiana University defeated the Colonials 11-6. […]

Staff Editorial: Restrict transfers

University officials recently announced new criteria for students wishing to transfer into the Elliott School of International Affairs from another school within GW. After a temporary freeze on intra-University transfers, next semester any GW student in good academic standing with a 2.0 grade point average will be permitted to switch to the Elliott School. For […]

Softball coach resigns amid abuse charges

Head softball coach Shaunte’ Fremin resigned last Monday amid allegations that she was abusive to players and violated NCAA rules. Her decision, which the athletic department announced Thursday in a letter to softball players and parents, came as an independent review of her conduct was “nearing completion,” the letter said. Players told The Hatchet last […]

Staff Editorial: Keep the newspaper program

Due to a reallocation of spending priorities, the University announced its need to shave $3 million from its operating budget. One program being cut is GW Reads, which provides three major newspapers to students in residence halls. Eliminating this program will save the University $90,000, but it will prove detrimental to the general education of […]

Protesters urge IMF, World Bank to cancel third world debt

About 1,000 protesters roller-skated, chanted and danced their way through the streets of downtown D.C. Saturday to oppose the policies of the International Money Fund and World Bank. Saturday’s demonstration was a watered-down version of previous IMF and World Bank protests that drew upwards of 50,000 people. Protest leaders attributed the low turnout to Sunday’s […]

Column: People to watch

GW recently held the annual Excellence Awards ceremony to recognize student leaders and organizations and their achievements, and I would now like to announce my own award for student leaders. This award is the “People to Watch Award,” and it is to honor the three liberals and three conservatives at GW who have worked to […]

The boredom Band-aid: summer reads

Summer is approaching, and with it comes a nearly four-month break from the high stress of college life. You’ll undoubtedly find extravagant ways to pass the 15 weeks of nothingness, but whether your summer is spent sitting in an office or sitting on the beach, there are some spare moments when boredom and idleness are […]