February 26, 1998

Volume 94, Issue 25

Stories from the February 26, 1998 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Letters to the editor

Lottery blues I am a rising sophomore who, on February 21, sat in J Street and anxiously waited for my number to be called. My fears steadily increased as one by one, all of the co-ed halls’ doubles filled. My number was to be called after 8:30 – but by 8 p.m., the people in […]

School spirit

This weekend will present GW students a great opportunity to support fellow students’ endeavors. Whether you like the excitement of an edge-of-the-seat athletic game, or the mental stimulation of sitting back for a thought-provoking comedic performance – a good time is to be had on campus. The GW Theatre and Dance Department’s production of “Arcadia” […]

PB chair toss-up

The race for Program Board executive chair sets itself apart this campaign season. It has not been marred by any sort of violations of campaign rules and regulations – or by the bitter factions that usually accompany elections. It is heartening to see the two candidates for PB chair, who have spent years working together […]

Sports briefs

Women’s tennis splits matches at Marshall The GW women’s tennis team split a pair of matches at Marshall University Feb. 22. Julie Kim and Sarine Weingarten led GW to an 8-1 win over Xavier. But the Colonial women fell to host Marshall 7-2. Kim, playing at the number one singles position in place of an […]

Upcoming games

*A-10 Tournament quarterfinal**with a win Thursday, site and time TBD(DH)doubleheader WBBwomen’s basketballMBBmen’s basketballBbaseballMTmen’s tennisGgymnastics Thursday: WBB vs. La Salle7 p.m.* Friday: B at Charleston Southern2 p.m.G at UNC Invitational7 p.m. Saturday: MBB vs. St. Bonaventure2 p.m.B at Charleston Southern-12 p.m.(DH)MT at Pennsylvania1 p.m. Sunday: WBB vs. St. Joseph’s/Virginia Tech**B at College of Charleston10 a.m.

GW ends losing streak at Va. Tech

The GW men’s basketball team used a strong second half to break its four-game losing streak with a 64-50 win at Virginia Tech Wednesday. GW entered the game in desperate need of a win. The Colonials had lost four games in a row – and their invitation to the NCAA Tournament had become uncertain. The […]

GW women set for A-10 tourney, hope for NCAA bid

Last year, the Atlantic 10 Tournament was not even close to a do-or-die situation for the GW women’s basketball team. The Colonial women boasted an impressive 23-4 record and were assured of an NCAA Tournament berth no matter how they fared in the conference tourney. They were just playing for a good seed in the […]

SJT envisions law school expansion

GW President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg recently announced plans for an additional $20 million building for the University’s law school, a response to current overcrowding in the school’s facilities. Trachtenberg and GW Law School Dean Jack Friedenthal – who steps down in June – clash about solutions to the space problem. During his nine years at […]

George Washington women vs. La Salle

The Colonial women play La Salle in the quarterfinals of the A-10 Tournament Thursday at the Smith Center. La Salle is 15-12 on the season and 9-8 in the A-10. The Lady Explorers beat Rhode Island Tuesday to reach the quarterfinals. If GW wins Thursday and UMass wins, then the Colonial women will travel to […]

GW defers tuition for Asian students

A newly revised University payment schedule will grant GW students affected by the ongoing economic crisis in Pacific Rim nations a five-month grace period to pay their spring tuition bills. The new plan will give Asian students until Aug. 1 to pay their spring bills – an extension of the original March 1 deadline proposed […]