April 29, 2004

Volume 100, Issue 64

Stories from the April 29, 2004 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Golf heads to A-10 tourney

The GW golf team will travel to Middletown, R.I., this weekend for the Atlantic 10 Tournament. If the Colonials can win it, they will earn the program’s first ever trip to the NCAA Tournament. Sophomore Brian Carroll, the team’s top player, said his team has a good shot at winning the tourney. He also said […]

Church promotes abstinence

Members of the Catholic Church encouraged young people to wait until marriage to engage in sexual intercourse at a panel discussion Monday night. Speakers told the 20 to 25 attendees that couples practicing in “natural family planning” abstain from pre-marital sex and then only engage in intercourse during specific times of the month once they […]

Departing Seniors: An experience I’ll never forget

I was running through the chaotic streets of Washington the morning of September 11 with a notepad and pen in tow and a Hatchet photographer beside me, and I couldn’t have felt more comfortable. I still remember every interview I conducted that day – including one with famed Washington correspondent Helen Thomas, who was yelling […]

Colonials sweep Dayton

The GW baseball team completed a three-game sweep over Dayton with an 8-6 victory Monday. The Colonials have now won four in a row and five out of their last six games. Trailing 6-4 in the top of the ninth inning, GW mounted a four-run rally. With two outs and runners on second and third, […]

Woodard selects new cabinet members

The Student Association Senate-elect confirmed its 2004-05 cabinet and directorship appointments at its meeting Tuesday night. The student leaders will begin working under President-elect Omar Woodard beginning Friday, following a transition ceremony. The new student leaders are the following: *Ross Mankuta, vice president for Academic Affairs *Stephanie Adelman, vice pres- ident for financial affairs *Judah […]

Writing class tackles suicide

When freshman Christina Mueller was seven years old, her father took his own life. Eleven years later, Mueller’s experiences coping with loss motivated her to research suicide prevention for her University Writing class. Little did Mueller know that the topic she chose to write about in January would hit home with many students after two […]

Club Sports Roundup

Ultimate Frisbee GW sports teams are nicknamed the Colonials. All but one, that is. The GW ultimate Frisbee team is the only squad on campus with a unique title – the Hungry Hungry Hippos. Club President Joe Pollak said Frisbee teams usually like to choose a name that is a bit different from the norm. […]

Law School dean named University of Utah president

Posted 9:15 p.m. Thursday, April 29 GW Law School Dean Michael Young will be leaving his post to assume the presidency of the University of Utah. Young, who was one of three candidates being considered for the position, will start his new job in the summer, Utah officials said in a statement released Thursday night. […]

Midnight Breakfast draws thousands

Students filled the Marvin Center Wednesday night to take a break from studying and grab some free eggs, french toast and muffins at GW’s biannual Midnight Breakfast. About 2,500 students lined J Street waiting to be served a buffet breakfast by 55 GW faculty members. The theme of this semester’s breakfast was “Midnight in Paradise.” […]

Column: Remembering Hasan

“So wise so young, they say do never live long.” -William Shakespeare. As I sit, staring blankly at my keyboard, I try and remember my cousin’s philosophies on life. I wish I could have recorded them, wrote them down, neatly packaged and copyrighted them. I would stand on every corner of the globe and pass […]