July 6, 2004

Volume 101, Issue 5

Stories from the July 6, 2004 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

GW in Brief

Ivory Tower venues to open in August As the Ivory Tower nears completion, four dining venues are being installed on the residence hall’s ground and basement floors and should open to students in August. Occupying the facility’s ground floor will be a sandwich shop accessible from the street. Louis Katz, the University’s executive vice president […]

Ferguson hired to bring stability to softball team

New head coach Jo Anne Ferguson hopes she can bring to Foggy Bottom what the GW softball program has lacked in its first two years of existence. “Stability,” she said. “To be successful, the program needs stability. That means somebody who can come in for more than one or two years.” Ferguson, who GW hired […]

GW to keep free newspaper program

Despite campus-wide budget cuts, the University will continue to provide free newspapers to students in residence halls this fall, though GW may reduce circulation of the papers. The GW Reads program, which stocks residence halls with free daily copies of The New York Times, The Washington Post and USA Today, was one of several programs […]

Hot summer concerts

Summer may be halfway through, but some of the biggest tours have yet to grace a local stage. Now that the cicadas are gone, there’s no excuse for missing the pinnacle of the summer concert season. Here is a preview of what’s coming up at the metro-area’s largest venues. July 8 Lyle Lovett – Wolf […]

Walter leaves baseball program for New Orleans

Tom Walter, the winningest baseball coach in GW history, stepped down last week after eight years in Foggy Bottom to become head coach at the University of New Orleans. Walter, who could not be reached for comment, led GW to a 41-18 record last year, as the Colonials captured the Atlantic 10 West title and […]

Summer beach guide

After two months of photocopying documents and faxing reports for senators, congressmen and lawyers at your internship, it’s time to treat yourself to a weekend of down time. D.C. puts shore-goers in driving distance of several beaches in Delaware, Maryland and Virginia. Each will give you the sun (hopefully) and sand you’ve been waiting for, […]

Staff editorial: Good investment

Surprising many students, the University extended Aramark’s food service contract for 10 years. Along with this extension comes Aramark’s $4.5 million investment in a completely remodeled J Street. Aramark recognized that to continue serving GW students profitably, it needed to provide a product capable of competing with area establishments accessible through Colonial Cash. Luckily for […]

Bourbon chicken recipe

It’s summer in the city, and it just isn’t complete without a few annual summer traditions, like weekend beach breaks, night games at the baseball park and barbecue fresh off the grill. It’s something about the heat of the summer that draws us toward the grill to serve up juicy burgers, steaks, fish and chicken. […]

Women’s basketball notebook

McKeown still searching for final assistant GW women’s basketball head coach Joe McKeown is still looking for a third assistant coach, a position left vacant by former assistant Kathy Wilson. A possible replacement could come from within. “We are currently looking at different candidates. I have looked at maybe moving (Director of Basketball Operations Eran […]

Staff editorial: Fair fares

Perhaps one area in which former Student Association Executive Vice President Eric Daleo received too little credit was his effort to bring about a sensible Metrorail subsidy for the District’s college students. While it did not produce any tangible result, his advocacy at least raised awareness about a legitimate student concern. Now, a pair of […]