February 1, 1999

Volume 95, Issue 44

Stories from the February 1, 1999 issue of the GW Hatchet.

News of all-male residence hall stuns Mount Vernon women

Fifteen jaws dropped at the news. Sitting together in the Ames cafeteria Friday night, Mount Vernon students who said they had chosen the women’s campus for its tight-knit community expressed an array of emotions when they were told their campus’s Pelham Hall would house men this fall. The women expressed disappointment that the traditions of […]

Upcoming Games

MBB-men’s basketball Monday: no games scheduled Tuesday: no games scheduled Wednesday: MBB at La Salle-7 p.m. Thursday: no games scheduled


The article “Students protest coed room policy” on p. 1 of the Jan. 28 issue of The GW Hatchet should have quoted Senior Assistant Dean of Students Mike Walker as saying, “Living on campus is a privilege, not a right.”

The hoop is on fire: Penders-ball breaks out in Foggy Bottom

The old saying goes, “I went to a basketball game last night, and a track meet broke out.” Well, who says GW doesn’t have a track team? Thursday night, Tom Penders finally got 100 points out of his team, and his scoreboard-breaking style had its Foggy Bottom coming-out party. We should have known something was […]

Crowded classes breeds scheduling difficulties

Helen Stetter’s e-mail inbox has been flooded with more than 300 messages relaying complaints from professors who are frustrated with the size, layout or location of their classrooms this semester. Stetter, a GW scheduling officer who retired Friday, has been wading through the requests all semester. The process became more problematic for the spring semester […]

GW men, women win in final meet before A-10s

The GW men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams enjoyed their last home meet Saturday at the Smith Center, as both teams ended the regular season with victories against the University of Maryland-Baltimore County. The Colonial men defeated UMBC 124-106, placing first in nine of 13 events, while the Colonial women placed first in 10 […]

SA to announce mid-year allocations Tuesday

Increased efforts by the Student Association to publicize the allocation process spurred high student group response this year, said undergraduate Sen. Caity Leu (ESIA). “It was simply publicized better this year and people are becoming more aware,” Leu said. “Communication was a lot bigger problem last year than it was this year.” “A few groups […]

GW gymnasts lose to Kentucky, N.C. State on road

The GW gymnastics team put together one of its best performances of the young season but still lost to both the University of Kentucky and North Carolina State University in Lexington, Ky., Friday. The Colonial women scored a total of 191.700, just five-hundredths of a point behind the Wolfpack. Kentucky won the tri-meet with a […]

`Law Revue’ prepares live music, comedy skits

Since 1978, GW Law School students have flocked to a unique event – not to graduation or to a speech by a prominent lawyer, but to the Law Revue, a show that continues to tear aspiring attorneys away from their books for a night of comedy and music. Band Director Davin Seamon, a third-year law […]

GW thumps Duquesne, Fordham to remain undefeated at home

The GW men’s basketball team remained undefeated at home this season with a pair of weekend victories over Atlantic 10 foes Duquesne and Fordham at the Smith Center. The Colonials also extended their winning streak to four games and have now won nine of their last 10 to improve to 13-5 on the season, 7-1 […]