Zach Kancher

Universities reconsider the benefits of Title IX

The recent popularity of women’s sports, with the women’s World Cup soccer team and the WNBA, validated the effectiveness of Title IX, according to athletic officials. Title IX, a set of federal guidelines intended to prohibit discrimination against women in federally funded programs, has sometimes come at the expense of men’s athletic programs. I’ve been […]

Athletes note Robinson legacy

A panel comprised of four former GW students who have been personally affected by the legacy of Jackie Robinson said they realized the similarities between Robinson’s life and their own Thursday. Robinson, who was declared one of the greatest second basemen of the 20th century before Game Four of the World Series this fall, was […]

GW answers athletic concerns

Some universities nationwide are giving student athletes illegal considerations that allow them to keep up academically. Athletes are made out to be superstars, said GW freshman Danielle Moskalenkel, a member of the GW crew team. I mean, we get to register early, and sports are such a big thing on campus. Athletes’ names are in […]

GW falls in Virginia

The GW golf team went into last weekend hoping to gain some ground in its region as well as in the Atlantic 10, but that didn’t happen. At the James Madison University Invitational in Virginia last weekend, sophomore Bryan Derdenger carded a 12-over-par 225 (77-75-73) to tie for 20th. However, the team was plagued by […]

University plans to upgrade GWTV

Many GW students probably haven’t seen a student-run production on GWTV despite the school having a fully capable television station on campus. The station possesses satellite video conferencing technology, two different bandwidths and compressed video links between remote campus locations, according to the 1999-2000 edition of the University Bulletin. The TV station exists solely as […]

University entertains families

GW families reunited with students during the annual Family Weekend for activities including lectures, October Fest and some Motown magic. Some parents who arrived Friday afternoon attended a presentation on GW’s history in the Gelman Library Memorabilia Room and learned Japanese printmaking in Lisner Auditorium. Parents and students grooved to the Four Tops’ tunes Saturday […]

GW group relates Earth and Mars

A research group headed by a GW professor made a discovery that Mars and Earth are distinctly closer in their physical make-ups then previously believed. GW Professor Robert Tolson and Senior Research Staff Scientist Gerald Keating are leading the research group. Members of the Joint Institute for the Advancement of Flight Sciences at GW’s Hampton,Va., […]

Golf aces tourney

The GW golf team won the 11th Annual St. Bonaventure-Leo Keenan Invitational at Bartlett Country Club in Olean, N.Y., Monday, marking the program’s first tournament win since the Rutgers Invitational in April, 1996. After finishing play Monday, the Colonials fired a team score of 607 (299-308) over the 36-hole event to run away from the […]

FBA protests new hospital

GW broke ground in a ceremony Wednesday at the site of the soon-to-be-built GW Hospital, much to the dismay of some Foggy Bottom residents who protested the groundbreaking. The new $96 million facility, funded by the partnership between Universal Health Services, Inc., and GW, will be the District’s first new hospital in 20 years. The […]

Controversial congressman faces GW student protests

Rep. Bob Barr (R-Ga.) condemned the D.C. referendum to legalize medicinal marijuana at a GW College Republicans event and spoke about several other issues while anti-Barr protesters waited outside. More than 15 members of the GW Progressive Student Union organized a demonstration outside the Dorothy Betts Marvin Theatre, expressing anti-Barr sentiment to passers-by. According to […]