April 24, 2006

Volume 102, Issue 59

Stories from the April 24, 2006 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Panel discusses human trafficking

Andrea Powell was in Germany about 10 years ago working at a domestic violence shelter. She befriended one of the victims in the clinic but was surprised when her new friend vanished one day. After searching in Eastern Europe and Bosnia, Powell became worried her friend had been victimized again. “I never found her and […]

Zoning Commission meeting kicks off GW development process

The D.C. Zoning Commission decided last week that it would consider increasing overall density and altering height restrictions for GW’s buildings. The changes are needed for the University to implement its proposed 20-year Campus Plan. The commission’s decision Thursday kicks off the city approval process for GW’s future development plans. During the meeting protesters from […]

Ward 3 council race now features two GW professors

While seven District residents are vying for the Ward 3 seat on the D.C. City Council in this fall’s election, for candidate and GW law professor Mary Cheh, the competition is hitting close to home. Erik Gaull, an adjunct professor at GW, announced earlier this semester that he will also be running for Ward 3 […]

Road woes continue

A pair of heart-breaking road defeats this past weekend to two Atlantic 10 foes has all but guaranteed that the GW women’s lacrosse team will not qualify for the conference tournament. The women fell 13-11 to St. Bonaventure Friday afternoon, followed by a 12-11 overtime loss to Duquesne Sunday. A year after GW’s first conference […]

Team likely to make NCAAs

The GW golf team took a significant step toward making the NCAA Tournament for the first time in more than 40 years with a second-place finish this past weekend in the Rutherford Intercollegiate at State College, Pa. Coach Scott Allen said he thinks the win should guarantee the Colonials entrance into the NCAA Tournament. “Its […]

McKeown hires former Dayton assistant coach

GW women’s head basketball coach Joe McKeown announced last week the hiring of Ali Jaques as assistant coach to replace Lisa Cermignano, who took an equal position at Vanderbilt three weeks ago. “She’s a terrific coach,” McKeown said Friday in a phone interview about Jaques. “She brings a lot of experience and energy to the […]

Staff Editorial: Fight the FBI

Last week it was reported that the FBI is attempting to obtain the private documents of Jack Anderson, a recently deceased Washington journalist whose files GW is in the process of acquiring for archival purposes. Anderson covered scandals from the CIA plan to assassinate Cuban President Fidel Castro to the Watergate debacle, and the FBI […]

Varsity Roundup

Women’s crew The GW women’s crew team took fifth place in the Atlantic 10 women’s rowing championship, and coach Rob McCracken was named A-10 coach of the year. Massachusetts won the championship for the 11th consecutive time. Saint Joseph’s came in second, Dayton in third and Rhode Island finished fourth. GW’s best finish was in […]

Brendan Polmer: Cash-strapped after NYC

I went to New York City last weekend, and now I am broke. I am so broke. I have less than $100 left in my checking account, and even less on my GWorld. Going to New York City for a weekend is like gambling in a casino. You have a lot of fun while you’re […]