April 29, 2004

Volume 100, Issue 64

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

GW to phase out Prometheus

Internet-based class management software Prometheus will be inaccessible to students and faculty as of May 31. Blackboard, a similar software package that GW began using this past fall, will replace the application. Both Prometheus and Blackboard were available for student and faculty use throughout the academic year to aid in the transition from one package […]

Greek Briefs

Greek-letter groups to hold stress-free events The Interfraternity Council and Panhellenic Association will sponsor free music and food Sunday. The “Greek Stress-Free Zone” is open to all students and will take place behind Townhouse Row from noon to 5 p.m. It will feature radio station Hot 95.5, which will provide music and giveaways. A massage […]

The Bar Belle: The last call

Where: All over D.C. (and even a trip to Northern Virginia) Carded: “Your hair’s a different color.” Cover: Nada because I’m cheap Dress: My favorite pair of jeans, a black T-shirt and heels Specials: Requested shout-outs There is a time when all good things must come to an end. Luckily, this just applies to my […]

SA Notes

Senate to hold transition The Student Association Senate-elect will hold its transition dinner to initiate new members Friday night. The dinner, which costs the SA six to seven thousand dollars, will be held at the Four Seasons Hotel. SA Vice President for Community Affairs Mary Mai said the funding came from the executive and Senate […]

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 […]