January 21, 1999

Volume 95, Issue 41

Stories from the January 21, 1999 issue of the GW Hatchet.

GW player takes a shot at a pro soccer career

GW men’s soccer’s all-time assist leader Ben Ferry participated last weekend in a combine – two days of drills, skill tests and scrimmages – held by Major League Soccer’s D.C. United in preparation for the league’s Feb. 7 draft. But the first day of the two-day combine in Herndon, Va., was less than ideal. Conditions […]

Homan steps down as volleyball coach

Susie Homan resigned last week as head coach of the GW women’s volleyball team, saying she decided it was time to pursue new challenges. At season’s end and during the semester break, Homan reflected on 19 years of coaching, including eight full seasons at GW, and concluded that this was the time to begin thinking […]

Coffee Recipes

Even if you can’t get out to a coffee shop, you can enjoy delicious coffee drinks at home. Below, a few recipes for daring coffee lovers. Thai Iced CoffeeBrew some extra strong coffee using six to eight tablespoons of French roast and a 1/2 cup boiling water. Add two teaspoons of condensed milk and pour […]

Coffee Talk

Originally Published 01/21/99 Washington, D.C. is in dire need of some hipper, trendy, New York City-esque hangouts. At last, one has made an appearance – Tryst. Located smack dab in the middle of Adams Morgan, Tryst is a coffeehouse with a unique style. Tryst, with its unofficial motto “no corporate coffee, no matching silverware,” has […]

Hospital plans face local scrutiny

Plans to break ground for a new GW hospital facility may be halted if the Department of Public Works refuses to grant the hospital a zoning permit. Foggy Bottom Association President Ellie Becker said Gary Burth, the DPW’s chief engineer, warned hospital directors that problems with their original hospital plan should be rectified in the […]

Shakespeare Theatre teams up with GW

GW and the Shakespeare Theatre unveiled Wednesday the Academy for Classical Acting, the only master’s of fine arts program for classical acting in the country. Michael Kahn, artistic director at the Shakespeare Theatre, said the academy, which he called a “vocational school for Shakespeare,” will open in 2000. Twenty-four students will be accepted to the […]

GW shifts to all-points meal plan

After nine months of review, University administrators have decided to make GW’s meal plan a cash-equivalent “flex points” system, scrapping meals entirely, said Al Ingle, associate vice president for business affairs. Officially outlined for students for the first time on the residence hall intent-to-return form distributed throughout residence halls last week, the new plan will […]

News briefs

NROTC to participate in Mardi Gras More than 20 GW students from the GW Naval ROTC Drill Team will participate in the New Orleans Mardi Gras parade Feb. 13. Participants also will compete in a drill and physical fitness competition at Tulane University for which they have been practicing since the beginning of the fall […]

More GW students are graduating early

In an move to cut the cost of their education and begin their careers earlier, an increasing number of GW students are opting to earn their undergraduate degrees in less than the traditional four years. Most early graduates cite the high cost of attending GW as the main reason they decided to leave the University […]