Dustin Gouker

Colonial women cruise to Navy title

The GW women’s volleyball team hit the lowest and highest points of its young season in a three-day span this week. The Colonial women (5-3) were dispatched in short order by Georgetown Wednesday night in a three-game sweep. But they came back to dominate the Navy Trident Classic in Annapolis, Md., this weekend, dropping just […]

Mount Vernon women maintain traditions despite transitions

Mount Vernon College used to sit tucked away peacefully in the northwest corner of the District since its founding more than 120 years ago. But since GW took control of the college in October 1996 some of that tranquillity has been lost and a busier, more dynamic campus rose up in its place. This summer […]

The Verve Pipe channels music to all fans with its latest effort

The Verve Pipe toiled in relative obscurity until breakthroughs from its last album like the sentimental pop hit “The Freshmen,” which dominated the airwaves of both alternative and Top-40 stations for several months. So after producing unnoticed albums since 1992, the group begins promotion of its self-titled album in an unaccustomed fashion – with expectations […]

NBA Draft leaves GW players in limbo

GW men’s basketball stars Shawnta Rogers and Yegor Mescheriakov both said they expected to be selected in the NBA Draft. After all, the 5-4 Rogers was the Atlantic 10 Player of the Year and led the nation in assists, while Mescheriakov possesses the size and the range on his jump shot that scouts usually like. […]

GW selects first women’s water polo coach

The GW Athletic Department named Scott Reed as the head coach of the men’s and women’s water polo teams July 6 following the departure of Van Hoffman. Reed will serve as the first coach of the GW women’s water polo team, which gains varsity status this year and will start to compete in the spring […]

Egypt’s Mubarak accepts honorary law doctorate

Egyptian President Hosny Mubarak said GW and Egypt share a commitment to a brighter future at a convocation in his honor June 29 at Lisner Auditorium, coinciding with an orientation session for GW freshmen. “For many years, your institution has been dedicated to the shaping of minds, the building of character through knowledge, through study […]

D.C. provides wealth of job opportunities

Many colleges like to brag about the job opportunities they can help students find during and after their college careers. And while these boasts may turn out to be inflated at some schools, GW can deliver a variety of internship and job possibilities that can fit almost every student because of its unique position in […]

New hospital plan passes major hurdle

GW won approval for a replacement hospital from the District Board of Zoning Adjustment May 19 against the wishes of local residents. The BZA’s approval eventually will be accompanied this summer by a written order, which will specify conditions for the new hospital. Once the order is received, a date for groundbreaking and a timeline […]

GW awards four degrees

There are few occasions that bring an Olympian, a computer whiz, a government official and an archbishop to the same stage. GW’s 1999 Commencement ceremony will honor people from such diverse backgrounds as the University will hand out four honorary Doctor of Public Service degrees Sunday. Archbishop Desmond Tutu, GW’s keynote speaker at Commencement, heads […]

Explorers discover late-season sweep

The GW baseball team had a chance to solidify its hold on second place in the Atlantic 10’s West Division when it played third-place La Salle this weekend. Instead, the Colonials ended up digging a hole for themselves as the Explorers swept a three-game series at Barcroft Park. GW (22-23, 8-7 A-10) entered the weekend […]