May 2, 2005

Volume 101, Issue 62

Stories from the May 2, 2005 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Baseball moves into first place

The GW baseball team climbed atop the Atlantic 10 West standings this weekend, sweeping a three-game series against Dayton. Saturday, the Colonials won a rain-delayed game 3-1 and then took both ends of a doubleheader Sunday. “We have been playing good ball lately,” head coach Steve Mrowka said. “We have been trying to turn the […]

GW Briefs

Freshman organizes glasses drive Freshman Ayano Ioroi is calling on students to donate eyeglasses and sunglasses for her summer service trip to Ghana, where she will educate villagers about proper eye care. She hopes to collect 300 pairs of glasses and raise $300 before she leaves for the African country with the Unite for Sight […]

News analysis: Neighbors warm up to University

After years of facing expansion into their community and dealing with administrators they said were unresponsive, residents of Foggy Bottom and the West End grew to distrust GW. A point came when residents began to reject nearly every University initiative, simply because of the source. But since January the local Advisory Neighborhood Commission, a community […]

A cappella groups face off in Marvin Center

GW’s seven a cappella groups sang for top honors Thursday night at the annual Battle of the A Cappella Groups. The Troubadours, a co-ed group, took home the top prize of best all-around group. Emocapella, the GW Pitches, the GW Vibes, Shiluv, the Sirens and Sons of Pitch were the other groups competing in seven […]

Writing conference honors deceased student

At a writing conference on the first anniversary of former student Hasan Hussain’s death, freshman Saif Inam described his best friend with one word: “revolutionary.” “He expressed to me that he wanted to write against oppressive institutions,” Inam said. “He had radical, new, insane ideas all the time. He refused to budge from his values […]

Investment company organizes wallet scavenger hunt on campus

Students could win up to $100 Tuesday by participating in an online scavenger hunt. The New Age Investor, a company aimed at educating young adults about money management and financial decision-making techniques, is sponsoring a virtual Wallet Hunt for GW students as a marketing ploy. At least five “wallets” redeemable for between $25 and $100 […]

Column: Save the filibuster

Over the past few weeks, the battle over judicial filibusters has spread like wildfire. Everyone has an opinion, and few have has hesitated to share it. The religious right has thrown barbs saying that Democrats are opposed to religion – the very reason they are opposing the appointment of a number of the president’s judicial […]

Letters to the Editor

Advice for advising When I received an e-mail today from the Student Association asking me to complete a survey about advisers at GW, I thought, “Wow, maybe someone else has noticed that advisers here suck.” Although I usually avoid surveys, I was glad to complete one on something that I have strongly felt is lacking […]

Golf finishes second in R.I.

The University of Rhode Island Spring Invitational, held in Portsmouth, R.I., at the Green Valley Country Club, resembled a professional major in some ways. Rain inundated the course, shortening the event to 18 holes. The Colonials now feel like they are wearing the green jacket. The squad placed second overall in the rain-shortened event with […]