May 16, 2005

Volume 102, Issue 1

Stories from the May 16, 2005 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Alumni create GW exclaves in D.C. area

When GW graduate Jen Tobia wants to see some of her fellow alumni, all she has to do is hop on the Metro. “It’s fun when you have friends who live along the Orange line, because they’re all willing to meet up,” she said. As many seniors opt to live and work in D.C. after […]

WEB UPDATE: Baseball eyes improbable 40-win season

Posted Wednesday, May 18, 11:32 p.m. Just two weeks ago, it did not seem that the GW baseball team would be able to attain an important perennial goal: reaching the 40-win mark. The Colonials had 30 wins with only 10 games left. Winning out would be an impossible task for most teams. Someone forgot to […]

Basketball teams announce recruits

After months of speculation, men’s basketball head coach Karl Hobbs and women’s head coach Joe McKeown announced this year’s recruiting class. On May 10, Hobbs announced the signing of Chester, Pa., native Noel Wilmore as the team’s final recruit for next year. Wilmore will join swingmen Montrel McDonald and Robert Diggs in a much-anticipated recruiting […]

GW Briefs

MPD arrests drifter for attack of elderly Foggy Bottom woman A homeless man was arrested May 7 in connection with the beating and robbery of an 83-year-old woman next to campus two weeks ago. According to a press release on the Metropolitan Police Web site, officers detained 46-year-old James Aloysious Dorsey for allegedly assaulting a […]

Editorial: Have broader planning

GW’s development in and around Foggy Bottom is often a highly controversial subject. At GW’s request, an outside consulting firm recently recommended that the University utilize its largest undeveloped tract of land, Square 54 – the vacant lot on I Street between 22nd and 23rd streets – strictly for retail, commercial and residential purposes. With […]


A letter to the editor (“Remain consistent,” May 5, p. 5) incorrectly stated that Congress passed HR 1207, which “withholds federal student financial assistance from students who have engaged in hazing.”

University seeks advice on former hospital site

Following a series of discussions, land use experts suggested Thursday that GW develop a variety of retail, residential and office facilities on the site of its former hospital and use other campus space to meet its housing and academic needs. Specialists from the Urban Land Institute, a development research organization, conducted a three-day redevelopment study […]

Column: The final ‘last call’

Springtime at GW has arrived and senioritis is more rampant than genital herpes in Thurston Hall. The weather is finally tolerable, the cherry blossoms are in bloom and it is once again nice to be outside. After a cold and dreary winter, spring emerges with a new sense of life, beauty and tube tops. For […]