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.

Calendar

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 […]

Correction

“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 […]

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 […]