September 14, 1998

Volume 95, Issue 13

Stories from the September 14, 1998 issue of the GW Hatchet.

PB’s Fall Fest offers playtime on the Quad

Fall Fest drew students to the Quad Saturday to enjoy music, games, free food and prizes at the Program Board’s annual outdoor party. PB members said the mix of good weather, live music and new programming ideas pulled students to the event. The live music on the Quad provided the day’s main attraction. PB Concerts […]

Maturing GW volleyball team aims for Atlantic 10 tourney

Last season, the GW women’s volleyball team won five of its last six conference matches and despite missing the postseason play, had a good season, head coach Susie Homan said. This season, however, the Colonial women have the senior leadership and overall experience they lacked a year ago. With two seniors and six sophomores who […]

Campus renovation enters final phase

After eight years of research and almost three years of construction, the mid-campus quad renovation project is expected to enter its last stages by late May, said Al Ingle, GW’s associate vice president for business affairs. Ingle spoke to students and faculty gathered in Gelman Yard Wednesday evening for a Residence Hall Association cookout and […]

GW water polo team wants to build on success of 1997

After a 3-1 start to the 1998 season, the GW water polo team hopes to continue last year’s success with seven returning players and seven new players this season. Last season was one of the best on record for GW water polo – the team was ranked as high as 16th in the nation and […]

UPD increases officer positions

Twenty new officers joined the 65-member University Police Department staff this academic year and nine new officer positions were created this fall to accommodate the Mount Vernon campus, UPD Director Dolores Stafford said. Grae Baxter, executive dean of Mount Vernon, said the presence of UPD officers has been noticed by members of the 26-acre, all-women’s […]

GW golf hopes rest with underclassmen

GW golf coach Scott Allen has a problem other coaches would love to have. The biggest dilemma he faces is which of his top 10 players to start this season. “It’s the deepest team we’ve had in years,” said senior co-captain Dan Pereyo, the only senior on this year’s team. “The competition for starting spots […]

CNN’s `Burden of Proof’ hosts GW students

CNN’s “Burden of Proof” panel recently included GW students in its line-up of famous legal experts. The daily program, taped live at CNN’s Washington headquarters near Union Station, examines current events from a legal perspective, said Jennifer Taheri, a CNN production assistant in charge of scheduling GW students for the show. Hosts Greta Van Susteren […]

Harriers hope depth leads to strong season

Athletic seasons are long, drawn-out and physically taxing. Down the stretch, a team’s depth is its most valued insurance policy. Second-year head coach Jim Hopkins said he believes the GW men’s and women’s cross country teams have that insurance policy. Hopkins said he has a balanced blend of experience and youth. The women’s squad is […]

GW HOPE sheds light on STDs

GW hopes to take a stand against HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases with outreach programs to educate students about the dangers of STDs. GW HOPE – which stands for HIV and Other sexual health issues Peer Education – is a group of GW peer educators trained to conduct on-campus programs about HIV and STDs. […]

Colonial crews prepare for series of fall events

Where the Potomac River turns toward the arches of the Key Bridge, the GW men’s and women’s crew teams practice to compete in a timeless sport that has changed little since the first Columbia University crew took to the water in 1903. Today, the GW crew program, which has existed since 1956, rows out of […]