May 23, 2005

Volume 102, Issue 2

Stories from the May 23, 2005 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Column: Summer in the city

Unlike typical college students who drift through lazy mornings in the dorm cafeteria, participate in late-night shenanigans running through the quad and never take classes before noon, GW students fill their time running between classes and internships or skipping lectures to hear a panel of media pundits spout off about the latest Washington concern. Indeed, […]

WEB UPDATE: Colonial taken in MLB draft

Posted Wednesday, June 8, 10:41 p.m. With the 900th pick in the Major League Baseball Amateur Draft, the Detroit Tigers selected GW first baseman Ryan Roberson. The pick, which came in the 30th of the 50 rounds, made Roberson the first Colonial drafted this year. Roberson hit .423 this season with 16 home runs and […]

A summer dream job

The smell of freshly cut grass, the crack of a wooden bat, a six-foot tall bald eagle mascot and GW junior Stephen Roche. These are just some things a Washington Nationals fan may see during a typical game at Robert F. Kennedy Stadium. Roche is a member of the new team’s “Nat Pack.” The group […]

Column: A new global threat?

Realists rejoice! An expanding, industrializing, authoritarian state is on the rise to counter the United States and usher in either World War III or, at the very least, a second Cold War. As China begins to assert its power in the Asian sphere, policymakers and pundits within the United States have typecast the Chinese as […]

WNBA waives Monta?ana

The Connecticut Sun waived former women’s basketball standout Anna Monta?ana May 16, 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 do,” Monta?ana said May 17. […]

Crime Report

Theft 5/17 – Public Property – case closed A female student reported that her bike was stolen from the bike rack on the H Street side of the Marvin Center. University Police officers filed a report. No suspects or witnesses. Breaking and Entering – Vending 5/16 – Aston Hall – open case UPD responded to […]

WEB UPDATE: Draft camp notes

CHICAGO – Injury report * GW’s Pops Mensah-Bonsu said he received a few stitches for an injury that he suffered on Thursday. He would not elaborate on the cause of the injury but said it would not stop him and that he is fine. * Illinois star Dee Brown broke his right foot Wednesday night. […]

WEB UPDATE: BU professor to head Law School

Posted Thursday, May 26, 10 p.m. Boston University law professor Frederick Lawrence will be the next dean of the GW Law School, assuming his duties August 1, officials announced Thursday. University President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg and Executive Vice President of Academic Affairs Donald Lehman handpicked the former assistant U.S. Attorney for southern New York and […]

The bare necessities

Melissa Ichiuji has not enjoyed a good cup of coffee since last year. She stopped watching television in January, and then gave up reading magazines, newspapers, books and the Internet over the following months. She eliminated soda from her diet first, but quickly followed by axing fast food, alcohol, chocolate and meat – before cutting […]