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.

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 […]

Column: Open letter to SMPA task force

I am writing this letter to express my opinion of GW’s journalism program. I hope that the task force, which is working to restructure the School of Media and Public Affairs, will take my suggestions into consideration. From reading the task force’s report and Hatchet articles, it seems as though many of the original suggestions […]

Breaking news: GW ranked no. 52

Posted Friday, Aug. 20, 12:46 p.m. For the sixth consecutive year, GW has failed to place in U.S. News and World Report’s top 50 national universities rankings. The University, which was ranked 51 last year, dropped a notch, tying Pepperdine and Syracuse universities in the 52nd spot.

Letters to the editor

Well spent I would just like to remark that I was disappointed in the Hatchet’s coverage of Monumental Celebration Commencement Weekend. As a graduating senior, I cannot think of a better way, and certainly a better place to celebrate our time at GW, than at Monumental. Instead of choosing to cover the event and the […]

GW, Aramark sign 10-year contract

The dining service provider Aramark inked a new deal with the University last month that will allow it to operate campus venues for the next 10 years. Both Aramark and GW officials declined to disclose the terms of the new contract, which replaces a five-year deal that expired in late June. But Louis Katz, the […]

Falling into the abyss

Hatchet Arts Editor How do you look at a stranger? Without ever having a conversation, do you think you could convince yourself that someone is evil? In The Radiant Abyss, the first play fully commissioned by the Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, stalwart businesswoman Erin Skidmore (Janis Dardaris) has no trouble convincing herself that members of […]

J Street undergoes renovations

Students will find a completely renovated and redesigned J Street featuring Wendy’s and new Asian and Mexican dining venues upon returning to campus this fall. Aramark, which operates most Marvin Center dining services and recently signed a 10-year contract extension with GW, is getting rid of most venues on the Marvin Center’s ground level and […]

Terror threat may disrupt move-in

Posted Tuesday, Aug. 3, 5:54 p.m. Students moving into GW dorms later this month may be affected by heightened security measures in Foggy Bottom. After a new terrorism warning Sunday named nearby buildings as potential targets, some students may have their vehicles inspected by police. Freshmen moving into Thurston Hall, which houses over 1,000 students, […]