February 19, 1998

Volume 94, Issue 23

Stories from the February 19, 1998 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Young GW baseball team hopes to mature quickly in ’98 season

When a baseball team loses its best pitcher and its best hitter, the immediate future can’t look too bright. The 1998 GW baseball team hopes it will be able to fill the shoes of Matt Williams and Troy Allen, the ace pitcher and leading power hitter from last year’s squad. “Losing them means some of […]

GW approves points to cover Mick’s meals

Students will be able to use meal plan points to cover purchases they made at Mick’s Restaurant last semester, GW Associate Vice President for Business Affairs Al Ingle said Wednesday. The decision came after letters from the GWorld card office notified students last week they owed money for meals Mick’s erringly charged to “meal plan […]

GW baseball loses three to Tulane

The GW baseball team got off to a shaky start last weekend, dropping every game in its season-opening three-game set to Tulane University at Turchin Stadium in New Orleans, La. The Colonials (0-3) were outscored 42-4 by the Green Wave (3-0) in the three games and managed just 18 hits in 27 innings of play. […]

D.C. offers students extended classroom

When sophomore Courtney Flick holds a hedgehog or an armadillo, the sophomore biology major knows she’s getting an experience she won’t receive in any classroom. In fact, she said the hands-on training she gets twice a week as a keeper’s aid at the National Zoological Park is equally valuable to her future in veterinary medicine […]

GW swimming and diving teams set for Atlantic 10 Championships

The GW’s men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams start competition today at the 1998 Atlantic 10 Conference Championships in Buffalo, NY. The GW teams have come close to winning the crown in recent years, and this year the men’s and women’s teams will try to take the championship away from St. Bonaventure on the […]

Four unique candidates battle for top spot

Ditzian takes on SA `elitism’ Junior musician and writer touts `honest’ presidential campaign Jason Ditzian won’t be plastering campus with posters listing his credentials – he says he doesn’t have the money to spend on fancy ads or palmcards. And he’s not running on a lengthy platform of campaign promises – he says his campaign […]

George Washington men vs.Temple

The Colonials will try to break their three-game losing streak against Temple Sunday. Consecutive losses to Rhode Island, Dayton and Xavier have dropped GW in the polls and the Atlantic 10. GW (20-6, 9-4 A-10) reached its highest ranking in 42 years at number 17 in last week’s Associated Press Poll, but fell to 24th […]

Haber, Strauss battle for Senate’s top spot

Jason Haber and Jesse Strauss have spent this year working side by side as Student Association senators. They now face each other in the race for SA executive vice president. Haber, a junior political communication major from Jericho, N.Y., currently represents the Columbian School of Arts and Sciences and serves on the Senate’s Student Life […]

Upcoming Games

* at Buffalo, NYBbaseballG-gymnasticsMBBmen’s basketballMTmen’s tennisSDswimming & divingWBBwomen’s basketballWTwomen’s tennis Thursday: WBB at UMass7:30 p.m. (HTS)SD at A-10 Championships* Friday: MT vs. West Virginia at Fairlane1 p.m.B at William & Mary2 p.m.SD at A-10 Championships*G vs. Rhode Island7 p.m. Saturday: B at William & Mary1 p.m.WBB at Rhode Island2 p.m.MT vs. Penn State at Fairlane5 […]

JEC ousts four Senate candidates

The Joint Elections Committee removed four candidates from the race for Student Association Senate this week after they failed to attend a mandatory candidates’ meeting. The JEC – the organization that governs the upcoming campus elections – disqualified Mark Richman and Michael Pascal, both candidates for Elliott School of International Affairs seats. Qasim Cheema, who […]