May 5, 2005

Volume 101, Issue 63

Stories from the May 5, 2005 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

ROTC enrollment down nationwide, D.C. units stay strong

(U-WIRE) WASHINGTON – Cadet enrollment in Reserve Officer Training Corps programs remains strong at Washington area universities, despite the downward trend in nationwide enrollment, according to ROTC officials at Georgetown and the University of Maryland. Over the past two school years, ROTC enrollment at schools all over the country has fallen more than 16 percent […]

Hoyas sweep Colonials

BETHESDA, Md. – For the first time in 22 years, the GW baseball team was swept by Georgetown during the teams’ annual season series. The Colonials dropped both ends of a home-and-home, losing 9-5 Wednesday at Shirley Povich Field and 10-8 on Tuesday at Barcroft Park. “Georgetown really came out and hit the ball well,” […]

Pop art and parody

Hidden behind a green folding panel in the East Building of the National Gallery of Art’s reception room is a collection of 13 rarely exhibited Roy Lichtenstein drawings, contributing to the museum’s collection of Lichtenstein’s comic strip-styled pop art. The drawings, primarily of graphite and colored pencil, are all studies he completed in preparation for […]

Students receive ‘hate’ mail

(U-WIRE) WASHINGTON – An unlikely suspect was identified and charged last Tuesday as the author of the racist hate mail that caused an evacuation of minority students at Trinity International University outside of Chicago. Alicia Harden, a 19-year-old black student, was attempting to scare her mother into letting her transfer to a Mississippi school when […]

A good Day

Before taking the stage Saturday afternoon for the Mount Vernon Campus’ Fountain Day, pop musician Howie Day executed his normal pre-show rituals. After two cocktails, a layer of Chapstick and one last glance in the mirror, he was set to hit the stage in Lloyd Gym. The singer/songwriter, who was recruited by the Program Board […]

Rocking for relief

Since the disaster in Southeast Asia, the world has seen an outpouring of charity and generosity from many artists. The latest group to latch on to this beneficial cause is D.C.-bred rockers The Walkmen, who will bring their critically hailed, chaotic sounds to the gymnasium of their former alma mater, St. Albans School, near the […]

WEB UPDATE: Baseball sweeps George Mason

Posted Wednesday, May 11, 11 a.m. The GW baseball team won its third straight game Tuesday, defeating George Mason 6-4 at Spuhler Field in Fairfax, Va. The victory secured the season sweep of the Patriots for the second straight year. “We hit the ball well today,” GW head coach Steve Mrowka said Tuesday. “We made […]