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.

Trachtenberg-Manatt prize goes to free trade fighter

A fierce fighter for fair trade, Lina Musayev received the Manatt-Trachtenberg prize at Sunday’s Commencement ceremony on the Ellipse. While starting two organizations calling for fair-trade policies and volunteering at numerous local charity events, Musayev has been steady in advocating humane labor and improved environmental and social standards. She has also made a name for […]

WEB UPDATE: Jon Stewart to headline Colonials Weekend

Posted Thursday, June 16 4:08 P.M. Jon Stewart, the host of Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show,” will headline Colonials Weekend in October. Senior Vice President for Student and Academic Support Services Robert Chernak made the announcement during the kickoff to Colonial Inauguration Thursday afternoon. Along with the Comedy Central star, Chernak announced that the Boston […]

WEB UPDATE: Mensah-Bonsu to play at pre-draft camp

Posted Saturday, June 4, 2:33 a.m. Pops Mensah-Bonsu has received an invitation to the Chicago pre-draft camp, held at the Moody Bible Institute from June 7-10, according to people close to the forward. The pre-draft camp is an invite-only event where draft entrees exhibit their skills to NBA team officials. Mensah-Bonsu has worked out for […]

GW readies for summer

As students conquer their last finals and dorms begin to empty, heat and humidity sets in and lets people know that it’s summertime in the city. For more than 3,000 students from GW and other schools, Foggy Bottom will remain their home for the next four steamy summer months; internships, employment at the University and […]

WEB UPDATE: GW-CNN relationship continues with ‘On the Story’

Posted Thursday, June 23, 10:15 p.m. CNN’s cameras at the Jack Morton Auditorium have not been rolling much since “Crossfire” ended earlier this month, but that’s about to change. The 24-hour news network and GW announced Thursday that their three-year partnership through the now-defunct daily political debate show will continue with a weekly broadcast of […]

WEB UPDATE: NBA releases pre-draft invite list

Posted Monday, June 6, 3:22 p.m. An official document obtained by The Hatchet confirms that Pops Mensah-Bonsu will be participating in the NBA pre-draft camp, starting June 7 at the Moody Bible Institute in Chicago. The GW standout will join other elite players in the four-day affair. Mike Hall, the other GW player who declared […]

Baseball readies for A-10s

In 1983, the Eastern Eight became the Atlantic 10 in baseball. In the subsequent 21 years, the conference has only been awarded one at-large bid to the NCAA tournament. So even though the Colonials (39-17, 17-7 A-10) are in the Top 20 in victories in all of Division I baseball, they might need an A-10 […]

WEB UPDATE: University will not certify union

Posted Wednesday, June 29, 3:16 p.m. After a narrow vote in favor of part-time professor unionization at GW, administration officials continue to protest the formation of a collective barganing group. They are calling for about 30 more faculty members to cast ballots on the issue before the election can be recognized as legitimate. On May […]

WEB UPDATE: Mensah-Bonsu giving it his best shot to get into NBA

Posted Friday, June 10, 1 a.m. CHICAGO – Pops Mensah-Bonsu is used to a slightly different atmosphere than that of Moody Bible Institute’s Solheim Center, site of the NBA pre-draft camp. Things have definitely changed for Mensah-Bonsu since he was last in Foggy Bottom. No more is he in the comfort of the Smith Center, […]