January 29, 1998

Volume 94, Issue 17

Stories from the January 29, 1998 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Time to finally end bilingual education

(U-WIRE) CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – It is time to end bilingual education in America. This is a system that originally was intended to be temporary until students gained fluency in English, but it has evolved into a much larger and more dangerous program. Students are segregated and taught almost entirely in a language other than English, […]

GW women defeat George Mason

Exhausted from a two-game road trip, the GW women’s basketball team made up for poor shooting with strong defensive play to escape with a 55-39 victory against George Mason University Monday. Continuing their unusual sub-par play at home, the Colonial women (12-6, 6-2 Atlantic 10) shot a dismal 33 percent for the game and hit […]

GW: David v. Goliath

As a junior, I am in a position from which I have seen the mistakes of years past, yet I will be around long enough to care about the present state of GW and its outlook for the future. Talk about the upcoming Student Association elections is already in the air. These elections year after […]

Gymnastics team defeats three squads in own meet

Young but talented, the GW gymnastics team is setting its hopes on capturing the Atlantic 10 Championship that eluded it a year ago. The Colonial women, who placed second at last year’s A-10 Championship, took their first step toward their goal by placing first in the GW Gymnastics Invitational at the Smith Center Sunday. After […]

Swimming teams find top form

In a performance Coach Marc Hagen said bodes well for the upcoming Atlantic 10 Championship, both the GW men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams routed James Madison University at the Smith Center Saturday. “In terms of combined men’s and women’s, it was probably the best effort I’ve seen since I’ve been here,” Hagen said. […]

Broncos win the Super Bowl, what’s next?

Hell must be freezing over. Not only did an AFC team win the Super Bowl Sunday, but it was the Denver Broncos. The Denver Broncos, the team that always chokes, finally won the big game. You had to smile, though, watching John Elway celebrate like a kid in a candy store when he finally was […]

George Washington women vs. St. Joseph’s women

GW and St. Joseph’s, two of the best teams in the Atlantic 10, play their only scheduled game of the season Sunday at the Smith Center. This will be the teams’ first meeting since the Lady Hawks upset the Colonial women in the final of last season’s A-10 Tournament 59-56 at the Smith Center. St. […]

George Washington men vs. Virginia Tech men

GW returns to the Smith Center Saturday for the first of two meetings with Virginia Tech. The Colonials (17-3, 6-1 Atlantic 10) are in first place in the A-10 West Division. In addition, GW’s leading scorer, forward Yegor Mescheriakov, is expected to return to the lineup after missing three games with a sprained right ankle. […]

Upcoming Games

GgymnasticsMBBmen’s basketballSDswimming & divingWBBwomen’s basketballWTwomen’s tennis Thursday: WBB at Virginia Tech7 p.m. Friday: WT at Cornell Invitational9 a.m.G at Kentucky7:30 p.m. Saturday: WT at Cornell Invitational9 a.m.SD at UMBC w/ Navy men11 a.m.MBB vs. Virginia Tech2 p.m. Sunday: WBB vs. St. Joseph’s4 p.m. (ESPN2)WT at Cornell Invitational9 a.m.

Sports Briefs

GW to elect six to Hall of Fame The George Washington University will induct six members to its Athletic Hall of Fame at the Washington Marriott Hotel Friday, Jan. 30, at 7:15 p.m. The six inductees are Susan M. Barkley (volleyball, graduated in 1984), Joseph S. Corbett (wrestling, 1982), Jeannie P. Dahnk (women’s diving, 1981), […]