November 19, 1998

Volume 95, Issue 33

Stories from the November 19, 1998 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Colonials beat Illini for second victory

GW men’s basketball head coach Tom Penders said he was glad his team got a tough game from George Mason University before the Colonials traveled to Assembly Hall to take on the University of Illinois Tuesday. The close call in the first game paid off in GW’s second game, as the Colonials (2-0) came from […]

English professor’s poetry mirrors life

Jody Bolz remembers when her father’s calls to his dead relatives pierced the slumbering silence of the night. Alzheimer’s disease had erased his identity and much of his memory. “Which one are you?” he would ask his daughter, a poet and GW creative writing professor who was recently honored by her peers for her work. […]

Upcoming games

WBB-women’s basketballSD-swimming & diving *swimming at American, diving at Georgetown**Reebok Classic, Boston Thursday: WBB vs. William & Mary-7 p.m. Friday: SD at Potomac Classic* Saturday: SD at Potomac Classic* Sunday: WBB vs. Florida-1 p.m.**

GW renovates theater and dance facilities

GW artists will gain more practice space when renovations to Marvin Center expand the facilities of the University’s theatre and dance department. Currently, the ground floor of the Marvin Center houses a two-story dance studio. But as a result of the renovations, the first floor will be boarded over to create more room for the […]

GW defeats Hoyas in opener

The GW women’s basketball team trailed Georgetown University for most of the first half but prevailed 72-54 in its season opener Monday night at the Smith Center. With less than 10 seconds left in the first half and the Colonial women trailing 34-33, Chasity Myers made a steal off a trap near the endline and […]

GW students robbed off campus

Two off-campus robberies in the past week have University Police Director Dolores Stafford warning students to be cautious about security when they step off campus. Two students, a male and a female, reported they were robbed at gunpoint at the intersection of South Carolina Avenue and 9th Street Monday night. The victims told police that […]

GW crews finish fall season, prepare for spring

The GW crew program wrapped up its fall competitive season last Sunday, when the novice boats hit the water at Princeton University at the Belly of the Carnegie. Only the novice boats (made up of freshmen and first-year rowers) competed at the event. The men fielded two boats, and the women entered three. The men […]

SA Greek-letter committee gathers testimony in hearing

The Student Association Senate’s ad hoc Greek Affairs Committee heard testimony Sunday from GW fraternity members that later will be released in a report to administrators and the University’s Board of Trustees. In his testimony before the committee, Interfraternity Council President Neil Smith spoke of the accomplishments of the Greek-letter community. He said this fall’s […]

Library extends study lounge hours

Students now will be able to remain in Gelman Library’s fourth-floor study lounge until 2 a.m. after University administrators approved funding for additional security. The two-hour extension kicked off Monday night with a ribbon-cutting party. Students packed the library’s fourth-floor lobby, eating desserts and drinking coffee. At midnight, members of the Student Association and Gelman […]