April 26, 2004

Volume 100, Issue 63

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

Column: Open letter to Professor Jarol Manheim

It has been several months since we communicated regarding your work with Verizon and your assistance in helping the company thwart workers’ efforts to form a union there. Since we did not hear back from you, we were uncertain whether or not our comments had any impact on you. We are disappointed to discover they […]

Letters to the Editor

Lack of professionalism As someone who has written to The Hatchet in protest of the publishing of student corpse photos, I would like to propose that freshman Zej Moczydlowski – who wrote in support of “photography” in the April 22 Hatchet (“Defending photographers,” p. 4) – does not fully understand the ethics of professional journalism […]

Lacrosse bounces back

The GW women’s lacrosse team remained at the .500 mark for the season after splitting two games this weekend. The Colonials defeated Mount St. Mary’s College 16-6 Sunday and fell to Temple 13-5 Friday. Freshman Laura Hostetler scored seven goals Sunday, breaking her own school record. She previously scored six times against Howard March 26. […]

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 […]