March 12, 1998

Volume 94, Issue 29

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

President Potter

With the election of Carrie Potter to the Student Association presidency, we hope the same openness and motivation she exhibited during the campaign will translate into inclusive, driven goals and policies. Now important issues await her – tuning in the SA to student concerns, making it clear to administrators that academic programs are most highly […]

GW men (24-8) vs. Oklahoma State (21-6)

First Round, NCAA Tournament South Region Friday, March 13, 7:40 p.m., Lexington, Ky. GW’s probable starting lineupPat Ngongba F 6-8 Fr. 4.3 ppg 4.1 rpgYegor Mescheriakov F 6-8 Jr. 13.0 ppg 4.9 rpgAlexander Koul C 7-1 Sr. 12.8 ppg 6.6 rpgMike King G 6-5 Fr. 12.9 ppg 3.4 rpgShawnta Rogers G 5-4 Jr. 14.4 ppg […]

GW women (19-9) vs. Georgia (17-10)

First Round, NCAA Tournament East RegionFriday, March 13, 8:30 p.m., Storrs, Conn. GW’s probable starting lineupElisa Aguilar G 5-8 So. 16.6 ppg 5.0 apgMarlo Egleston G 5-7 So. 7.5 ppg 3.0 rpgChasity Myers G 5-9 So. 8.8 ppg 4.7 rpgNoelia Gomez F 6-3 Jr. 17.6 ppg 6.2 rpgMandisa Turner F 6-1 Jr. 6.2 ppg 5.8 […]

GW women beat Georgia, fall to UConn in NCAAs

STORRS, CT – A tenth seed defeating a seventh seed in the men’s or women’s 1998 NCAA Tournaments probably seemed like a small blip on the screen when compared to some of the other upsets that took place in the first and second rounds of both tournaments. But that didn’t make the win any less […]

GW men to face shorter OSU team in Lexington

The GW men’s basketball team will make its first NCAA Tournament appearance in two years Friday at 7:40 p.m. in Lexington, Ky. against Oklahoma State University. GW was seeded ninth in the South Region by the NCAA Tournament Selection Committee Sunday. Ninth is the highest GW ever has been seeded in the NCAA Tournament. However, […]

Cowboys shoot down GW in NCAA Tournament

LEXINGTON, KY – Alexander Koul’s face was somber as he made his way to the bench for the final time. The senior looked at the scoreboard. Five minutes remained in the GW men’s basketball team’s NCAA Tournament first-round game with Oklahoma State University Friday in Rupp Arena in Lexington, Ky. and the Colonials trailed by […]

GW women set to face Georgia in Connecticut

If the GW women’s basketball team had squared off with the University of Georgia in the NCAA Tournament a year or two ago, the game probably would not have taken place in the first round. This year, though, GW, the 10th seed in the East, and Georgia, the seventh seed, will play Friday at 8:30 […]

Discovery Channel opens store in D.C.

The Discovery Channel opened its flagship store, Discovery Channel Store: Destination, D.C., Saturday in the MCI Center, offering a mix of science class and tourist stop. The store brings Discovery Communications, Inc. to life – including aspects from each of its cable stations: Discovery Channel, The Learning Channel, Animal Plant and Travel Channel. The store’s […]

GW’s Outstanding Woman of the Year defines her passion for change

Exactly what makes an individual outstanding? Pamela Montana Eclar embodies the term in a way difficult for others to match. Named GW’s Outstanding Woman of the Year at Program Board’s Feb. 28 charity auction, Eclar was honored for her work breaking gender and racial barriers. “I was extremely flattered because so many qualified female leaders […]

Big Lebowski ranks mediocre among Coen brother movies

A Coen brothers’ film is more than a tag line – it’s a guarantee. A guarantee to all fans they will see something weird, interesting and very stylish. Sometimes it works, as in Raising Arizona and Fargo. And sometimes it doesn’t, as in Barton Fink and The Hudsucker Proxy. The Big Lebowski rests on middle […]