District Market stops selling cages bird eggs District Market discontinued selling eggs from caged birds after a student petition called for the on-campus grocery store to terminate its sales. Students brought the petition, which had more than 1,000 signatures, before Aramark about six weeks ago. Aramark operates the Marvin Center’s dining venues. Aramark then met […]
April 18, 2005
Volume 101, Issue 58
Stories from the April 18, 2005 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.
Correction The article “A free-for-all?” (April 14, p. 1) mistakenly said junior Brian Weiss acquired a 40-gigabyte iPod for free. He got a 20-gigabyte iPod.
Nabih Bedewi, the GW professor arrested in October and accused of stealing nearly $1 million in federal funds, pleaded guilty to the charges in court Wednesday. Bedewi, who headed GW’s National Crash Analysis Center until June, stood accused of funneling hundreds of thousands of dollars into a private company he part-owned. He is also suspected […]
The GWorld Office in 2004 implemented a new policy allowing Colonial Cash points to roll over from year to year, instead of expiring in May. But in interviews last week, many students and staff said the University is doing a poor job of informing people about the 10-month-old reform. Under the current policy, which went […]
The GW softball team split its doubleheader at home against Dayton on Saturday. The Colonials are 9-21 overall, but after beating the Flyers (3-5, 14-13-1 Atlantic 10) once, GW is an even 4-4 in A-10 play. “We had fun (Saturday) with a real team effort trying to win a couple of games that we need […]
A crowd of anxious students gathers at the front of a lecture hall, eager to pester their professor for more credit on a recent test. “Tell him I am on the pissed side of pissed,” the professor declares in a thick accent that both demands attention and piques curiosity. Another student steps up, also disappointed […]
Graduating women’s basketball player Anna Monta?ana was surprised to watch the WNBA draft take place Saturday without hearing her name called. But the forward said she has not given up on her professional aspirations, and is considering playing in Europe. “I was very disappointed,” Monta?ana said. “I thought I was going to go at least […]
Major League Baseball is born again in the diamond-shaped city. Reuniting wasn’t supposed to feel so cold. To stay warm on this chilly Saturday night – and celebrate Vinny Castilla’s fourth inning two-run homer – the RFK Stadium crowd of nearly 35,000 jumps up and down in unison, violently shaking the faded maroon, yellow and […]
In June 2004, the University changed its long-standing policy of seizing remaining Colonial Cash at the end of the academic year. Conveniently, they neglected to publicize the change in a way that would inform most students. The new policy provides for rollover of GWorld funds, allowing students to utilize their points for 35 months after […]
The GW baseball team has developed a heated rivalry with Richmond over the past few seasons. This year, the Colonials now have the early upper hand. Despite falling to the Spiders 10-9 on Sunday, GW won the both ends of a doubleheader Saturday, winning the series 2-1. “It’s a huge rivalry for us so it’s […]