March 27, 2006

Volume 102, Issue 50

Stories from the March 27, 2006 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Staff Editorial: Kirk Haldeman for EVP

The role of Student Association executive vice president is not glamorous. The EVP must plan for Senate meetings, bridge the gap between the Senate and the executive and remain neutral in debate to avoid getting bogged down in the petty divisiveness that usually permeates the Senate. After concluding meetings with The Hatchet’s editorial board, three […]

Win, loss for lacrosse

Fourteen seconds into GW’s home game Friday against Davidson College (N.C.), junior attacker Laura Hostetler tried to set a theme for the upcoming season: aggressiveness. In beating Davidson 17-9 at the Mount Vernon Athletic Complex and losing a thriller 11-10 to William and Mary Sunday in Williamsburg, Va., the team (3-6) seemed to follow Hostetler’s […]

Gabriel Okolski: Living in poster hell

Funger Hall is already an architectural eyesore and perhaps the ugliest building on campus. I never thought it could possibly get any worse. Unfortunately, I have once again been proven wrong thanks to that special time of the year we all know and love: the Student Association election season. The building’s facade, along with other […]

Varsity Roundups

M. Basketball GW men’s basketball head coach Karl Hobbs is not going to Cincinnati. Murray State head coach Mick Cronin was announced as the head coach of the University of Cincinnati after the Bearcats’ 65-62 loss to South Carolina in the NIT last Thursday night. The announcement came only a day after Hobbs said he […]

John Dages: Message from UCC to all students

Recent articles in The Hatchet and The Washington Post have addressed a lawsuit by a former GW student against the University and several individuals within the University. The take-away message of these articles seems to be that students seeking assistance from the University Counseling Center, because they are depressed or may have expressed some suicidal […]

Theater professor Garner dies

Professor Nate Garner, a 38-year veteran of the Theater and Dance Department, died March 22 after a brief battle with viral pneumonia. He was 63 years old. “Professor Garner’s passing is a great loss to our department … Nate was a gifted, demanding teacher and mentor, a dedicated adviser to our students, and a wonderful […]

Softball gets home sweep

GW softball fans came out to the Mount Vernon Campus with their lawn chairs in tow Sunday afternoon to enjoy the team’s doubleheader sweep of Rhode Island as well as free hamburgers and hotdogs outside the Mount Vernon Pub. GW (16-12, 3-3 Atlantic 10) brought their record to .500 in conference play, bouncing back from […]

University selects CCAS interim dean

Political science professor Lee Sigelman was appointed interim dean of the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences earlier this month and has already begun working with outgoing Dean William Frawley to prepare for the transition at the end of the semester. Frawley announced in February that he will be leaving GW at the end of […]

UW program hopes to integrate Web with courses

In an attempt to create a more effective University Writing Program, administrators are increasing recruitment of undergraduate and graduate assistants, and pushing for more integration of the Internet with courses. UW’s development program involves the training and employment of undergraduate and graduate “preceptors.” The other half of the initiative is an effort to work to […]

SMPA narrows director search to four

As college basketball fans root for their teams in the upcoming Final Four, the School of Media and Public Affairs has selected its own final four candidates for the next permanent director of the school. SMPA officials announced the candidates – all of whom have high-profile experience in the national media – at Thursday night’s […]