April 29, 2004

Volume 100, Issue 64

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

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 […]

No Child Left Behind downsizes curriculum extras

Posted 1:15pm May 3 by Nell McGarity U-WIRE Washington Bureau Curriculums that do not fall under the testing requirements of the No Child Left Behind stand as the next victims to be cut in an effort to fund the program, which emphasizes increasing learning achievement and equity through testing children on reading and math. The […]

Professors hold early exams

Most students look at May 10, the last day of exams, with disdain. They look forward to the minute they can drop their No. 2 pencils, head out of class and jump on the next train or airplane home. But some professors helped end their students’ semesters slightly before the final examination period by giving […]

Letters to the Editor

Art politics We are writing in response to the article “Art department to make cuts” (April 12, p. 3). We are both seniors majoring in fine arts with a concentration in visual communications and we want to point out the gross misrepresentation of the focus of your article. We were stunned that your reporter could […]