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.

Engineering student to address classmates

Senior Demetria Tipps introduced the guest speaker at her high school graduation four years ago. But at Sunday’s Commencement ceremony on the Ellipse, Tipps will have a chance to address her graduating peers – and the thousands of friends and family also in attendance. Tipps is the first Commencement student speaker to be chosen from […]

Column: A banner year

Each May GW students pack the Ellipse for Commencement activities. This year’s crop, however, is a bit different; they have experienced and seen a lot. They were mere freshmen on September 11. In the less-important arena of GW sports, they also sat through a 10-game men’s basketball losing streak – one which if it happened […]

WEB UPDATE: Monta?ana one of three Colonials cut from WNBA teams

Posted Tuesday, May 17, 2:18 p.m. The Connecticut Sun waived former women’s basketball standout Anna Monta?ana Monday, four days before the WNBA official roster cut down. Monta?ana went unselected in last month’s WNBA draft, but was invited to attend Sun training camp. “I am not disappointed, I am proud of what I was able to […]

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 […]