February 2, 1998

Volume 94, Issue 18

Stories from the February 2, 1998 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Marvin Center’s 28th birthday

On February 2, 1970, the Cloyd Heck Marvin Center opened its doors to the University community and soon became the most heavily used facility on campus. As a community building, it enabled all members of the University to meet, dine, talk, work and relax in an atmosphere where self-expression and creative interaction could be promoted. […]

Clinton speech was best yet

In the midst of his presidency?s darkest hour, Bill Clinton truly has made his greatest showing. Tuesday?s State of the Union address easily can be called his greatest to date, and serves as a strong reminder that, despite the storm surrounding the White House, the president still is committed and enthusiastic about preparing America for […]

Upcoming Games

MBBmen’s basketball Monday: no games scheduled Tuesday: no games scheduled Wednesday: no games scheduled Thursday: MBB at La Salle7 p.m.

Atlantic 10 Basketball Standings

MEN’S BASKETBALL ATLANTIC 10 STANDINGS Overall Conference West DivisionGeorge Washington 18-3 7-1Dayton 14-7 6-3Xavier 14-5 6-3Duquesne 9-12 4-5La Salle 7-11 3-6Virginia Tech 6-12 1-7 East DivisionMassachusetts 16-5 8-0Rhode Island 14-5 6-2Temple 12-6 5-3St. Bonaventure 14-8 4-5St. Joseph’s 7-10 1-7Fordham 4-15 0-9 WOMEN’S BASKETBALL ATLANTIC 10 STANDINGS Overall ConferenceWest DivisionDuquesne 16-4 9-2Xavier 12-8 7-3Virginia Tech 13-7 […]

GW splits pair of A-10 games

The last time GW faced St. Joseph’s, the two teams were squaring off in the final of the 1997 Atlantic 10 Tournament. Last time, the red-hot Colonial women lost a heartbreaker, 59-56, to the Hawks that ended GW’s 22-game winning streak. This time, GW returned the favor. The Colonial women handed the A-10’s East Division […]

David Spade makes college a joke

David Spade added his humor to Homecoming Week as he performed stand-up comedy to a boisterous crowd at the Smith Center Thursday night. GW students packed half the Smith Center – filling the seats with a view of the stage. The former “Saturday Night Live” cast member and current star of the NBC sitcom “Just […]

Sports Briefs

Men’s swimming splits three-team meet In its final meet before the Atlantic 10 Championships in February, the men’s swimming and diving team defeated the University of MarylandBaltimore County and lost to the Naval Academy in a three-team competition at UMBC’s pool Saturday. GW earned a 138-95 victory over UMBC, but lost 126.5-114.5 to Navy. The […]

Technology council plans to sharpen GW’s edge

The newly-formed subcommittees of the Informational Technology Advisory Council are considering recommendations to improve GW computer services and Internet capabilities, which will be offered to the University this semester. The council, which incorporates input from faculty, administrators and students, aims to help GW sharpen its technological edge. First-rate technology will “allow the University to maintain […]

Admissions accepts 400 students early

As undergraduate applications for admission to GW continue to swell, the University accepted 400 students through early decision this year, an increase of 33 percent. The program, which binds the applicant to attend GW if accepted, received 147 more applications than last year, going from 573 to 720, said Kathryn Napper, director of undergraduate admissions. […]