April 14, 2005

Volume 101, Issue 57

Stories from the April 14, 2005 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Pikiell and Lucas to leave

Stony Brook University announced the hiring of former GW associate head coach Steve Pikiell on Wednesday at a press conference held in the school’s sports complex. Pikiell is the 10th head coach in Stony Brook’s history and takes the reins from former coach Nick Macarchuk. Pikiell has been a member of GW head coach Karl […]

Administrators to discuss controversial policy with faculty

University officials have committed to working more closely with faculty in discussing new research guidelines, which have been the subject of a slew of complaints in the last two weeks. The Faculty Senate Executive Committee met with Carol Sigelman, associate vice president for research and graduate studies, on Monday to address many professors’ concerns that […]

Column: Breaking the real curse

Karl Hobbs never saw it first hand, but he knew it existed. He heard about it, so he stayed away. African Americans just didn’t go to Fenway Park in the 1970s. The city’s sparkling green jewel represented a racist organization, a place where a white crowd often taunted, threatened and even physically accosted those with […]

Group to offer free tours of D.C.

Washingtonians will have the opportunity to take any of 55 free neighborhood walking tours this weekend through areas such as Brookland, Takoma Park and U Street. Cultural Tourism D.C., a coalition of 103 cultural neighborhood organizations, is sponsoring the program to promote all of D.C. as a destination for cultural tourism, said Laura Brower, director […]

SJS gives Greeks self-governance

Student Judicial Services will no longer hear some cases involving infractions by Greek-letter groups after it granted fraternities and sororities self-governance last month. SJS gave the Panhellenic Association and the Interfraternity Council, the governing organizations for sororities and fraternities, the authority to hear cases and discipline its groups. The Panhellenic Association and IFC governing councils […]


Thursday Chalk-In Relieve stress by drawing on the sidewalk in front of Gelman Library 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sponsored by the Counseling Center Da Vinci and Modern Culture Lecture by Father John Debicki of the Prelature of Opus Dei 6:30 to 8 p.m. Marvin Center Room 405 Sponsored by GWU Knights of Columbus and […]

Letters to the editor

Remember the facts The statements laid forth in Fadi Kiblawi’s recent article “Remember Deir Yassin” (April 10, p. 4) need to be set strait. Kiblawi completely misrepresents both the situation itself, and the entire conflict currently plaguing the Middle East. “Remember Deir Yassin” is flooded with false statements and is used just as it was […]

Greek Briefs

Panhellenic Association sponsors body image event More than 250 people attended Sunday’s showing of the Extreme Measures Tour, a national program aimed at discussing body image challenges women face. The Panhellenic Association brought the tour to campus, which featured two speakers – one who survived health complications after breast implant surgery and another who spoke […]

Crime Log

Stolen Auto 4/7 – 2100 block of G Street – 2 p.m. A female reported that unknown persons stole her vehicle while it was parked on G Street. The owner said she might have left her keys inside the vehicle. University Police headquarters is located at 21st and G streets, but the stolen car did […]

Casting Call: “The Real World 17”

MTV will hold an open casting call for “The Real World 17” Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Lulu’s Club Mardi Gras. The show invites anyone ages 18-24 who “wants millions of television viewers to know their name and who they are.” Applicants will be asked to fill out a short questionnaire and […]