February 1, 1999

Volume 95, Issue 44

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

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 […]

Alcohol-related incidents prompt task force

In the first three weeks of the spring semester, three GW students were hospitalized for alcohol-related illnesses, bringing the total to 25 this academic year, University administrators said. The number of students hospitalized after becoming intoxicated last semester prompted students and faculty to consider preventative measures, said Senior Assistant Dean of Students Mike Walker. “Unfortunately, […]

Basketball Notes

– Penders keeps saying he’s got the best point guard in the country, and finally, Shawnta Rogers, who finished last year as merely second-team all-Atlantic 10, is starting to get some national attention. USA Today named him a member of their mid-season second-team Jan. 27. As guards go, that put him in the company of […]

IFC implements risk management policy

As GW administrators attend to the growing alcohol problem on campus, several have questioned the role Greek-letter organizations play in developing a alcohol culture among college students. “Of the 22 students hospitalized last semester, several were described as having consumed alcohol at a fraternity event or house at some point in their evening,” said Senior […]

Colonial women defeat La Salle, fall to N.C. State

The GW women’s basketball team split a pair of road games with a win over La Salle Thursday and a loss at North Carolina State University Sunday. GW (13-6, 7-2 A-10) will be at the Smith Center for its next two games, facing Dayton at 7 p.m. Friday and Xavier at 2 p.m. Sunday. North […]