January 19, 1999

Volume 95, Issue 40

Stories from the January 19, 1999 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Vandalizing celebration

The sentiment of Muslim students on GW campus is more visible after a horrid deed was committed last week. During the holy month of Ramadan, the Muslim Students Association of GW placed a banner on the H Street Terrace of the Marvin Center inviting fellow students to Iftar dinners, the feast that takes place at […]

Talk show host wasn’t always `too hot for TV’

Jerry Springer was once a respected television journalist with a collection of Emmy Awards to prove it. That was a long time ago. Before the chair-throwing and hair-pulling. Before the steamy sexual betrayals and the gratuitous breast baring. Before “ho” became common daytime television jargon. After a prominent stint as a councilman turned mayor of […]

Women’s Center finds a home at Mount Vernon

The GW Women’s Center has found a home on the Mount Vernon campus after being denied space on the Foggy Bottom campus last semester. The center is scheduled to open in early March with a women’s history month celebration. In addition to providing the students with a suite and outdoor covered porch, Grae Baxter, executive […]

Springer mania – Staff editorial

A packed Marvin Center theater chanting “Jerry! Jerry!” greeted talk show host Jerry Springer when he came to campus Thursday to promote his book and discuss ethics in the media. What Springer himself referred to as the “stupidest show on television” is also one of the most-watched programs in the nation. It’s a confounding paradox. […]

Housekeeping recycles students’ final exams

Sixty students enrolled in Introduction to International Politics last semester will have to retake the final exam or resubmit research papers and course work after a GW housekeeping employee accidentally recycled the exams before they were graded. Professor Maurice East, who taught the introductory level course, said the ungraded final exams and grade book were […]

Rogers lights up Flyers for 36 points

Thursday night at the Smith Center, senior point guard Shawnta Rogers scored a career-high 36 points, leading the GW men’s basketball team to its fifth straight victory, an 81-69 win over Dayton. Rogers hit six three-point shots, tying the Smith Center record for the most three-pointers in a game. Rogers’ first points came 40 seconds […]

Professors file final grades late

A week into the spring semester, some students are just receiving their fall semester grades, a trend that has some students concerned about their grade point averages and final transcripts. Josh Saltzman, a political communication major who graduated in December, said he could not send his final transcripts to law schools because he was awaiting […]

Upcoming Games

MBB-men’s basketballWBB-women’s basketball Tuesday: no games scheduled Wednesday: no games scheduled Thursday: MBB at St. Bonaventure-7:35 p.m. Friday: WBB at Fordham-7 p.m.


The article “Dakota joins on-campus housing” on p. 10 of the Jan. 14 issue of The GW Hatchet should have said that rooms in the Dakota will be triples or quads, not two- or three-student apartments. It also should have said the minimum grade point average to live in the building is a 2.0.

GW explodes in second half to rout Lady Dukes

The GW women’s basketball team trailed Duquesne 35-31 at halftime before igniting for 55 second-half points to gain an 86-65 victory Friday at the Smith Center. Chasity Myers began a 21-4 run for GW (10-5, 4-2 A-10) with 17:22 left in the second half when she followed her missed shot, stole the ball from the […]