April 25, 2005

Volume 101, Issue 60

Stories from the April 25, 2005 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Cultivating cooperation

Despite any theological disagreements that GW’s religious communities may harbor, they all agree on one thing: they should get together more often. The various religious communities do not interact with one another as much as they would like for many reasons. Therese Bermpohl, director of Newman Catholic Student Center, said she thinks the religious groups […]

GW Briefs

Bush picks alumnus for top military post President Bush picked a GW alumnus last week to serve as the next chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the highest-ranking military officer. Peter Pace, who received a master’s degree in business administration from GW, would also be the first Marine to serve as the president’s top […]

Mixing romance and religion

In college, dating in its many forms is a thriving practice. What draws one person to another and places them in an intimate relationship could be attributed to an infinite number of factors. Take GW seniors Danielle Brody and Pat Dean. Their compatibility, to many, seems obvious. Both study psychology, are active in the Greek-letter […]

Letters to the Editor

Institutional progress Catholics have good reason to hope. While many Catholics, including Pope Benedict XVI, do not condone homosexual activity, there are signs of changing traditions and evolving viewpoints within the Church. As a Notre Dame graduate, I have witnessed firsthand how institutional change within the Church is possible, even in the midst of controversy. […]

Lacrosse aims to be top seed in A-10 tourney

The GW women’s lacrosse team used a 14-8 victory over Massachusetts Sunday to qualify for its first Atlantic 10 tournament in program history. The Colonials, who are 5-1 in A-10 play, are one of the top four teams in the regular-season standings. “I am extremely proud,” head coach Chrissy Lombard said. “We did what we […]

Almost 200 await campus beds

Nearly 200 students were waiting to receive on-campus room assignments as of last week, almost two months after housing selection took place. Seth Weinshel, director of University Campus Housing, said he anticipates that all students on the housing wait list – 30 rising sophomores and 152 rising juniors and seniors – will receive assignments by […]

Frisbee teams prep for playoff runs

The GW men’s and women’s basketball teams made memorable postseason runs this winter. This spring, two more teams are making runs of their own. The GW club ultimate Frisbee teams have been impressive this season. On April 17, the women’s squad won the Colonial Sectional for the first time in the program’s history by defeating […]


The story “The Rhodes less traveled” (April 18, p. 7) erroneously quoted Susan Karamanian, who did not say the original purpose in giving out Rhodes Scholarships was to establish a secret society. The version of Cecil J Rhodes’ will announcing the creation of the scholarships made no mention of a secret society. The story “Preparing […]

Africa week hits GW

Students sponsored a week of events to raise awareness for critical issues in Africa and celebrate African culture last week. Events included an African dance class, discussions about AIDS and genocide in Africa and an African art exhibit. Books for Africa and the Organization of African Students also sponsored other events throughout the week, such […]