November 17, 1997

Volume 94, Issue 8

Stories from the November 17, 1997 issue of the GW Hatchet.

SA redefines group funding

The Student Association has created a finance reform commission to ensure proper allocation of funds to student groups. Commission members said this effort evolved because students must understand how their tuition dollars are distributed. The commission will “find a better method of appropriating funds to student organizations” and “investigate and inform students to where their […]

Green U improves GW recycling

GW’s Green University informed students about the importance of recycling at their first GW Recycles Day, modeled after America Recycles Day, on the Quad Saturday. “One of the main purposes of today is dispensing important information. Our main goal is to increase the efficiency of GW’s system and to let people know that they can […]

Course offerings mistakenly left out of Schedule of Classes

Editor’s note: Unfortunately, many courses were left out of the schedule of classes (Spring 1998). Tryg is off chasing windmills with the whole graduation thing, so we will be utilizing his space this week to offer the unlisted courses for the next semester. *Art 112 – Basket construction (TR 4:10-5:25) Build large basket-like contraptions all […]

Come to Funger Tuesday and be heard

Everyone’s heard the phrase, “Put your money where your mouth is.” Well, when it comes to the issue of Commencement, I encourage students to “put your mouth where your money is.” As you probably know, the University is considering changing the tradition of holding graduation on the Ellipse. This proposal is anything but final, and […]


A new creation attempts to rouse fans at the Smith Center. It was given life earlier this semester by the GW behemoth known as Student and Academic Support Services. The creature runs around during basketball games, sometimes adorned in yellow paint, other times with blue paint. It sports a variety of different things as headgear […]

Rogers’ MVP performance leads Colonials to victories

Shawnta Rogers, GW’s smallest player, came up big for the Colonials for the second year in a row at the Red Auerbach Colonial Classic. Once again the Colonials’ MVP was named the Red Auerbach Classic MVP after scoring a combined 33 points in GW’s contests against Howard and Delaware. The diminutive point guard had 10 […]

Colonial women escape with exhibition victory

GW got to practice holding a lead in the final seconds of a close game Wednesday night when Rossiyanka nearly beat the Colonial women in their final exhibition game of the season. Playing without star forward Noelia Gomez, GW escaped with a 68-67 victory, nearly losing to a traveling team that has beaten a number […]

GW still in the A-10 hunt, beats UMass and loses to URI

With the season coming to a close and the conference championships just around the corner, the GW women’s volleyball team is taking every victory it can get. This weekend the Colonial women (19-12, 9-9 Atlantic 10) earned a five-game win over Massachusetts Sunday, but lost to Rhode Island Saturday. “What we had hoped this weekend […]