February 12, 1998

Volume 94, Issue 21

Stories from the February 12, 1998 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Humbled by professor, and then a talk with GW’s big men

To entertain my family of readers this week, I was going to publicly torch a professor I felt had wronged me. Unfortunately, my mother told me to talk to him first. So I gathered up my Gatt, my nine, my Dick Tracy recording equipment and my Roy Rogers butterfly knife and went to his office […]

Colonial women defeat Temple

With a victory over Temple Monday night the GW women’s basketball team is back in familiar territory, tied with Duquesne for first place in the Atlantic 10 West Division. After shooting 54 percent from the field in the first half, the Colonial women had to hold off a surging Owls team to win 68-58 at […]

GW places second in UNH Invitational, loses at UMass

The GW women’s gymnastics team finished second of four teams at the University of New Hampshire Invitational Saturday, then lost a close meet at Massachusetts two days later. A team score of 48.775 on the bars propelled UMass to a 193.925-191.325 win over GW Monday. The Colonial women fell behind by two points on the […]

George Washington women vs. Duquesne

After a game at La Salle Thursday, the Colonial women return home to play Duquesne in one of their biggest games of the season. With its win over Temple Monday, GW tied Duquesne for first place in the Atlantic 10 West Division. Sunday’s game with Duquesne could be for sole possession of first place, depending […]

Trustees approve 4.7% tuition increase

After a year of heated student advocacy for a lower increase in tuition and fees, the University’s Board of Trustees approved Friday a 4.7 percent increase for continuing undergraduates. New students will face a higher tuition hike than continuing students. The Board approved a 5.9 percent increase for new students, putting their tuition at $21,590, […]

Upcoming Games

MBB-men’s basketballWBB-women’s basketballMT-men’s tennisB-baseballG-gymnastics Thursday: no games scheduled Friday: WBB at La Salle-7:30 p.m.MT at VCU Tournament-TBAB at Tulane-6:30 p.m. Saturday: MBB at Dayton-7:30 p.m.MT at VCU Tournament-TBAB at Tulane-2 p.m. Sunday: WBB vs. Duquesne-12 p.m.MT at VCU Tournament-TBAB at Tulane-1 p.m.G at N. C. State Invitational-7 p.m.

Students face fallout from GWorld glitch

Students who thought they used meal plan points at Mick’s Restaurant last semester may face holds on their records until they foot unpaid bills. Mick’s erringly allowed students without GWorld debit accounts to use “meal plan points” to pay for purchases. Incorrectly charged transactions caught up with students this week when the GWorld card office […]

GW didn’t lose to URI because of quiet fans

As a fan rooting for the GW men’s basketball team Tuesday night in its loss to Rhode Island, I have one thing to say. It wasn’t our fault. Not since the glory days of the Massachusetts-GW rivalry has the Smith Center been so raucous, so loud, and so filled with students. My friends and I […]

Cabinet shares passion for GW

This summer, 24 newly-appointed Colonial Cabinet members will give incoming freshmen and transfer students their first taste of GW during five Colonial Inauguration sessions. “We look for GW students who are good leaders, who are willing to work hard, who have a passion for GW and who want to give back to the school,” said […]

Cold-shooting GW suffers first home loss, falls to URI

One after another, the GW men’s basketball team’s shots kept bouncing off the rim in Tuesday’s 69-61 loss to Rhode Island. The Colonials made only 26 percent of their shots in the second half, as Rhode Island ended GW’s seven-game winning streak in front of 5,016 vocal fans at the Smith Center. It was GW’s […]