February 9, 1998

Volume 94, Issue 20

Stories from the February 9, 1998 issue of the GW Hatchet.

RHA auctions lottery picks

Freshmen Mike Kolaitis and Chris Voss bought the first pick in the residence hall lottery Friday at the Residence Hall Association’s Martha’s Marathon of Birthday Bargains. “Initially I wasn’t going for the number one pick,” Kolaitis said. “But, when I saw it was auctioned off first and the excitement of the moment, I went for […]

Colonials win two more in Philly

The GW men’s basketball team has been winning games in bunches this season. Its latest winning streak reached seven games with victories at La Salle Thursday and St. Joseph’s Saturday. The Colonials, ranked 22nd in the nation by the Associated Press, have not lost since a 31-point defeat in Massachusetts Jan. 10. GW improved its […]

News Briefs

Career Week highlights opportunities More than 30 events will help students with various majors get organized for the corporate world during the Career Center’s Career Week Feb. 9-13. “Employers can mingle with students and give students the opportunity to network,” said Career Center Public Relations Coordinator Jonathan Klonsky. The week will open with “R?sum?s for […]

Colonial women dispatch Lady Rams in A-10 play

The lowly Fordham Lady Rams, who currently have the worst record in the Atlantic 10 Conference, should not have been able to give conference powerhouse GW much of a game. Somebody forgot to tell Fordham, though. The Lady Rams kept the game close until early in the second half – when GW pulled away and […]

Harvey ponders life in last lecture

Dr. Kerric Harvey, director of the Electronic Media Program, gave her “last lecture” to students and faculty Wednesday. Drawing from personal experiences and her research into the influences of social and popular culture, Harvey created a lecture that explored the concept of a last lecture itself. The Last Lecture Series invites noted members of the […]

Two freshmen step up to provide valuable minutes for GW women

With several GW women’s basketball players injured this season, two freshmen have stepped up to fill sidelined shoes. Freshmen Corrin Reid from Alexandria, Va. and Leslie Carlson from Newington, Conn. have seen their roles on the team change with increased playing time. “You come in here as a freshman to a place like this and […]

SA candidate fined for distribution

Though the deadline for declaring candidacy in this year’s student elections is not until Friday, a prospective candidate for Student Association president already has lost more than half her available points for rule infractions. Sabina Siddiqui was fined by the Joint Elections Committee for two separate rule violations, both involving passing out campaign materials before […]

Safety: key GW issue

Because of the 68 percent increase in use of the campus escort service from 1996-1997 to 1997-1998, the Student Association will introduce a resolution to increase resources given to the University Police Department. One of GW students’ main concerns is the inability of the campus escort system to escort students from one off-campus location to […]

New play addresses contemporary issues

In “Playing Juliet/Casting Othello,” writer Caleen Sinnette Jennings explores contemporary issues of race and identity with style and grace in the ultra-traditional context of Shakespearean tragedy. Jennings presents the audience with a sort of meta-theater; both plays are about putting on plays. In “Playing Juliet,” Kila D. Burton gives life to the character Georgia, an […]