March 2, 1998

Volume 94, Issue 26

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

Solid defense keys quarterfinal win for GW women

One of the keys to the GW women’s basketball team’s 66-51 victory over La Salle Thursday was its strong defensive play, led by junior forward Mandisa Turner’s record eight blocks. Turner’s blocks were the most ever by a Colonial woman in an A-10 Tournament game and the second most by a player in an A-10 […]

`gwu.edu’ domain awaits e-mailers

Students and faculty will have the option to use “gwu.edu” as the domain name for their e-mail accounts starting Monday. “gwis2.circ.gwu.edu is the Internet address of the computer and we are going to implement gwu.edu as an alternate Internet address or alias,” said J. Bradley Reese, director of the Computer Information and Resource Center. The […]

Colonials clinch 2nd place in A-10 West with win over SBU

Guard Shawnta Rogers’ steal and four free throws in the final minute lifted the GW men’s basketball team to a 71-67 win over St. Bonaventure in its final regular season game Saturday at the Smith Center. With the win, GW (22-7, 11-5 Atlantic 10) clinched second place in the A-10 West Division and guaranteed itself […]

PB honors dynamic women

The Program Board honored outstanding women serving the GW community at its first Women’s History Month Charity Auction Dinner in the Marvin Center Ballroom Saturday. “(This event) honors our female ancestors who have suffered and persevered for their beliefs,” PB Political Affairs Chair Mei-i Zien, the organizer of the event, wrote in the program. Three […]

Upcoming Games

*A-10 Tournament Final (Amherst, Mass.)**A-10 Tournament Quarterfinal (Philadelphia, Pa.) WBB-women’s basketballMBB-men’s basketballB-baseball Monday: WBB vs. UMass/Xavier-5 p.m.*(ESPN2) Tuesday: B vs. Navy-2:30 p.m. Wednesday: B vs. Maryland-3 p.m. Thursday: MBB vs. UMass/Virginia Tech-2:30 p.m.**B at George Mason-2:30 p.m.

Clinton offers loan discount to students

(U-WIRE) ANN ARBOR, Mich. – An offer made Wednesday by President Clinton to reduce interest rates on student loans is good news to university students across the nation. The reduction Clinton is touting will cut the interest rate on student loans from 7.8 to 7 percent, potentially saving each private university or college student who […]

Hockey club tops Navy, wins championship in third season

In only its third season, GW’s hockey club became champion of the Mason-Dixon Collegiate Hockey Association with a 4-2 win over Navy Feb. 22. GW finished 17-2-2 in its second season in the league. The team beat defending league champion Georgetown 12-3 in the first round of the playoffs and came from behind in the […]

Medical Center to mingle tradition and science

GW’s new Center for Integrative Medicine will fuse contemporary science with traditional healing when it opens its doors April 1. “Twenty-first century medicine is all about re-assessment – and a new appreciation of what tradition has to offer,” said Dr. John Pan, the center’s director. Stepping back to innovate, reviving ancient practices to achieve a […]

Swim teams cap historic season

The GW men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams wrapped up one the most successful seasons in GW history by breaking five conference records and 13 school records – and had numerous other personal accomplishments at the Atlantic 10 Championships Feb. 19-21. The men’s team won 10 of 16 events and finished a close second […]

Correction

The story “Few voters turn out for forum” (The GW Hatchet, Thursday, Feb. 26, p.1) should have said SA presidential candidate Jason Ditzian proposed GW students leave their mark on the University through their student groups, not the Student Association.