June 8, 1998

Volume 95, Issue 3

Stories from the June 8, 1998 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Caps’ trip to Cup final was earned, not lucky

If hell is going to freeze over, it’s only fitting that it happen on ice. In case you forgot or didn’t see it, in a previous column, I compared the Washington Capitals’ chances of winning the Stanley Cup to other extremely unlikely events (i.e. Michael Jordan retiring after Game 3 of the finals to pursue […]

Jarvis interviews for St. John’s job

GW men’s basketball coach Mike Jarvis has been a candidate for coaching positions at four other schools in the past year. But St. John’s University showed the most serious interest in him last week and is expected to offer Jarvis its vacant coaching position, according to several sources. Sources confirmed that Jarvis was interviewed by […]

Upcoming games

Monday: no games scheduled Tuesday: no games scheduled Wednesday: no games scheduled Thursday: no games scheduled GW Office of Sports Information’s Weekly Schedule.

First lady visits GW for town meeting on race discrimination

First lady Hillary Rodham Clinton brought her husband’s Initiative on Race to GW May 28, hosting a town hall meeting in the Marvin Center theater to share the program’s anti-discrimination message with children. In a question-and-answer session moderated by ABC News anchor Carole Simpson, the first lady and elementary school children examined the manifestations of […]

Former Texas coach Penders tapped to lead GW

Just a week after head men’s basketball coach Mike Jarvis was picked to head the program at St. John’s University, GW officials announed former University of Texas coach Tom Penders will fill the GW spot. Look for the June 22 issue of The GW Hatchet for more on Jarvis’ move to St. John’s and GW’s […]

A new mayor on the way for city in a `renaissance’

D.C. politics are heating up with the weather. Memorial Day is still a recent memory and November’s chilly days seem far off, but the District has moved full-speed into the months-long task of choosing a new mayor. As a formidable presence in the city, GW is settling back to see how the campaign will play […]

Jarvis takes top job at St. John’s

Men’s basketball coach Mike Jarvis will head to St. John’s University in New York to fill the school’s top coaching spot, St. John’s officials announced June 11. The Washington Post reported Friday that Jarvis will earn $800,000 a year for seven years under his new contract, but other media outlets reported different figures. “Mike has […]

GW still looking to fill law school’s top spot

GW Law School students and faculty still are awaiting GW President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg’s selection of the school’s next dean from two remaining candidates. Law school faculty members chose three finalists in late April and Trachtenberg’s final decision is expected soon. One of the finalists already has accepted a position with another school. Roger Schechter, […]

GW woos students to MVC with ads

GW’s admissions office recently introduced a new advertising campaign to attract additional students to Mount Vernon College for the fall semester. Kathryn Napper, director of undergraduate admissions, said 50 of the 150 slots available at MVC for incoming freshman are still open. A late start in the recruitment process contributed to lagging admissions, she said. […]