April 9, 1998

Volume 94, Issue 35

Stories from the April 9, 1998 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Gelman strives to spruce up services

Gelman Library’s possible entrance into the ranks of the nation’s research facility elite comes on the heels of a year devoted to making the library more student-friendly. The American Research Library Association will consider admitting Gelman Library this fall, an invitation that University Librarian Jack Siggins said would be a recognition of the library’s expansion […]

SA debates election threshold hike

The Student Association Senate discussed the possibility of increasing the percentage of votes necessary to be elected to one of the SA’s top two spots Monday, an issue that has been debated since it was presented to the Student Court last spring. The court in February 1997 that the Joint Elections Committee violated the SA […]

Letters to the Editor

Crawford high I am writing to inform the GW community of the University’s laxity in enforcing its own rules regarding the possession of alcohol and marijuana in the residence halls. Two residents of Crawford Hall recently were found in possession of marijuana and a beer keg (keep in mind that this is a dry dorm). […]

Ambassador speech merited respect

The Turkish Student Association would like to take this opportunity to thank and congratulate the organizers of the International Week on a job well done. Your dedication, hard work and enthusiasm made “International Week ’98: Gateway to the World” the great success that it was. We would also like to express our gratitude to President […]

Yes to recess

Recess was the time of the school day when kids could run free and enjoy themselves. Hopscotch, tag and monkey bar prowess were out in full force – and elementary school students could relax from the rigors of the school day. However, a movement is growing to abolish recess. Instead of having fun, kids could […]

No to Barry

The big subject of gossip and debate in D.C. political circles is a possible employment change for Mayor Marion Barry. A few weeks ago, The Washington Post reported that the District’s Consortium of Universities might offer Barry a rotating professorship, a six-figure salary and a generous benefits package provided he not run for a fifth […]

Upcoming Games

B-baseballMT-men’s tennisWT-women’s tennisG-golfC-crewDH-doubleheader*-at Pittsburgh, Pa. Thursday: MT at Navy-2:30 p.m. Friday: WT vs. N.C. State-2 p.m. Saturday: C at GW Invitational-8 a.m.B vs. Dayton (DH)-12 p.m.MT at American-12 p.m.WT vs. Air Force-TBA Sunday:B vs. Dayton-12 p.m.G at A-10 Championship*

Baseball team splits games, Baginski honored

The GW baseball team split a pair of non-conference games this week as it lost to the University of Richmond Tuesday and won at James Madison University Wednesday. The Colonials’ matched their win total from last season with their 12-5 win at James Madison. GW is 21-12 on the season and will play Dayton in […]

Player-coach relations pose problem, two seniors say

Few outsiders could point to serious problems with the GW men’s basketball program. All one has to do is look at the facts. The Colonials finished with a record of 24-9, one of the best seasons in school history. The team received its highest-ever seed (ninth) in this year’s NCAA Tournament. And despite a first-round […]