May 4, 2006

Volume 102, Issue 62

Stories from the May 4, 2006 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Will Fields: You can fix Social Security

For many of us who have already graduated and for those who are thinking about their future still, the decisions we make at a young age will impact us all the way through retirement. The jobs we work at and the amount of money we invest in the financial market both hold considerable weight. The […]

Jake Sherman: Ties to a team

A New Yorker strides into Yankee or Shea Stadium looking for baseball. The Washingtonian walks into a baseball game in a suit, tie and winged-tip shoes, looking for a lobbyist. He or she usually carries a briefcase and rarely shuts up. This type loves to see, be seen and entertain. So last September, when Major […]

Varsity Roundup

Junior Laura Hostetler was named to the A-10 women’s lacrosse all-conference first team. Junior Molly Gannon was chosen for the second team, while sophomores Kristin Karcsh and Katelyn Honeyford garnered honorable mentions. Freshman Meghany Cratty and Katie Lilly were selected to the All-Rookie team. Senior Anastasia Skavronskaia earned A-10 Women’s Tennis All-Conference honors, the first […]

Letters to the Editor

Don’t cut music It was with great disappointment in my alma mater that I read of potential music cuts the University is considering for next year in an effort to balance the upcoming fiscal budget (“Music Department may see major cuts,” April 27, p. 1). Though it’s not advertised as such, GW’s music program is […]

Sodexho to run revamped J Street

Big changes are again coming to the University’s largest campus dining venue, J Street. The University announced this week that Aramark, which in 2002 signed a 10-year contract with the University, will no longer operate food venues in the Marvin Center. Food-service provider Sodexho will be taking over food operations June 1. With the management […]

Baseball drops two straight

The past two games have not been friendly to the GW baseball team. Wednesday night the Colonials (18-27) got clobbered 12-3 in College Park, Md., by Maryland (21-28). A day earlier, GW suffered an 8-7 loss to George Mason (19-26) in Arlington, Va. Against Maryland, right fielder Matt Maropis had a double, triple and home […]

CCAS’ budget cuts less than expected

The Columbian College of Arts and Sciences must make budget reductions totaling $700,000 in light of a recently announced budget proposal to cut $1 to $2 million from academic expenses, said William Frawley, outgoing Dean of CCAS. Frawley added that he will carry out these reductions on a much smaller scale than he had originally […]

GW announces prominent Commencement participants

The University announced Wednesday that Viacom Chairman Sumner Redstone, Washington Nationals Manager Frank Robinson and Motion Picture Association of America Chairman and CEO Dan Glickman will all take part in this year’s graduation events. Redstone will join former President George H.W. Bush and former First Lady Barbara Bush on the Mall at the May 21 […]