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.

Varsity Roundup

Softball The GW softball team recorded 15 hits, a season-high, beating Atlantic 10 foe Temple 7-3 in the first game of a double-header in Philadelphia on Sunday. Sophomore Elana Meyers finished 4-for-5 with a homerun and three runs scored. Temple captured the second game 3-1. Freshman Katie Miller recorded her first collegiate victory as the […]

Gelman adopts mother duck

A duck that kept her eggs warm in front of the Treasury Department building before having them hatch last weekend has apparently started a trend in the neighborhood. For the past month, employees of the Gelman Library have been caring for a mother duck that is keeping 12 of her eggs warm next to the […]

Classes market federal agency

Forty-three business school students learned the true meaning of real-world experience over the past 13 weeks, as they conducted marketing for the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency. Two sections of BADM 120 received a budget of $2,500 to bolster the image of the government group that is involved with performing post-Sept. 11 intelligence work to counter terrorism. […]

Students pack local bars

Junior Adam Levine throw a party at The Exchange Saloon, they know what attracts students to the 17th and G streets bar – location, location, location. “(The Exchange) is an ideal bar for GW students. It’s very close to campus so when people go out they don’t have to walk very far,” Levine said. With […]


Monday GW Winds Chamber Recital 7:30 p.m. Dorothy Betts Theater, Marvin Center Tuesday GW Chamber Ensemble Concert 7:30 p.m. Dorothy Betts Theater, Marvin Center Wednesday Midnight Breakfast Breakfast food, give-aways and activities to help ease final exam stress 10:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Marvin Center Sponsored by the Student Activities Center, Class Council, Alpha Phi […]

Survey gauges kosher interest

Hillel is circulating a questionnaire as part of the first step in creating a kosher meal plan for next year. Rob Fishman, interim director of Hillel, said the questions are being sent via e-mail to students and parents on the Jewish center’s listserv to see if there is sufficient interest in kosher food. Under the […]


“Sex fest arouses controversy” (April 28, p. 3) contained a stylistic error. “Pro-abortion student group” should have been written as “abortion rights student group,” per Associated Press Style.

Rain changes Fountain Day

A soggy Fountain Day on the Mount Vernon Campus forced a Saturday performance by guitar player and singer Howie Day to be held indoors before a smaller-than-expected crowd. The event, held annually to celebrate the end of the semester as well as the turning on of the Mount Vernon fountain, was expected to draw more […]

Thumbs Up Thumbs Down

The “not-so-secret society,” GW’s Order of the Hippo, held numerous events in the past week with the help of University President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg. While the group provides networking opportunities for students interested in forging relationships with University administrators, the Order of the Hippo showcases a potential GW double standard. SJS must investigate the activities […]

Mensah-Bonsu denies hiring agent, promoting Daedalus party

The University is demanding that promoters stop using copyrighted images of its men’s basketball players and trademarked logos to advertise parties. Pictures of senior T.J. Thompson and junior Pops Mensah-Bonsu were used on palm cards promoting a Thursday night party at Daedalus nightclub, for which the players were listed as hosts. The party’s promoters said […]