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.

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, […]

Board delays faculty and staff pay raises

GW’s Board of Trustees approved a six-month delay in faculty and staff pay raises Friday, making it the second time in three years that employees must wait 18 months for a salary increase that used to come every year. Some professors’ concerns about the raise delay were not assuaged by an administration plan to allocate […]

A final coming together

As the class of 2005 gathered on the Ellipse to throw their caps in the air Sunday, it was the first and last time many students would come together as members of the GW community. As the procession of black-robed graduates marched side-by-side to their seats for graduation, many individuals who had never met before […]