May 17, 2004

Volume 101, Issue 2

Stories from the May 17, 2004 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Six individual schools hold celebrations

After a Scottish bagpipe player led graduates of the School of Public Health and Health Services to their seats in Lisner Auditorium, Dean Ruth Katz offered words of wisdom to those in attendance. “Being proud on a day like today is not sin and not vanity,” she said at Saturday’s celebration. “It’s a right you […]

Baseball streaks toward postseason

Sophomore shortstop Tom Shanley knew the GW baseball team had a shot at an Atlantic 10 West crown this season. But he did not expect the degree of success the Colonials have enjoyed down the stretch. “I mean you don’t count wins before the season starts, but this has been better than expected,” Shanley said. […]

Upcoming area concerts

After being cooped up indoors for the past six months, it’s finally time to get out. If you’re sticking around D.C. this summer, take some time out to bask in the ultimate concert season. From big names to long rosters, here is a sneak peak at who’s playing the District’s largest venues. May 26 Fleetwood […]

Group questions trustees’ business practices

A GW alumni group is questioning the business practices of several University Board of Trustees members and is gradually posting information about each member on its Web site. GW Alums for Responsibility, which was founded by alumni and union organizers concerned about the University’s worker policies, has already accused four board members of illegal business […]

Monumental celebration draws smaller crowd

About 2,000 less people went to the University’s annual Monumental celebration this year, a dramatic attendance decline that will lead officials to consider ways to make the event more attractive to students and their families. Approximately 2,300 people attended Saturday night’s black-tie optional event in Union Station, which featured caricature artists, fortune-tellers and live music […]