January 21, 1999

Volume 95, Issue 41

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

Abolish college athletic programs to protect college athletes’ interests

(U-WIRE) TUCSON, Ariz. – College athletics is critical to America’s culture and economy. It provides entertainment, allows athletes to showcase their talents for the pros and gives students pride in an organization that receives national attention. Rarely, though, are the full economic implications of athletic programs considered. If they were, it would be shown that […]

Upcoming games

G–gymnasticsMBB–men’s basketballSD–swimming & divingWBB–women’s basketballWT–women’s tennis *at William & Mary**at Providence Civic Center Thursday: MBB at St. Bonaventure – 7:35 p.m. Friday: WBB at Fordham – 7 p.m. Saturday: WT vs. JMU – 4 p.m.*G at GW Invitational.- 12 p.m.MBB at URI – 7:30 p.m.** Sunday: WT at W&M – 9 a.m.SD at JMU – […]

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 […]