February 18, 1999

Volume 95, Issue 49

Stories from the February 18, 1999 issue of the GW Hatchet.

GW claws out win over URI

The GW women’s basketball team didn’t know what to expect from Rhode Island. The Rams came into the game with an 0-13 Atlantic 10 record, but URI’s previous game was a two-point loss against highly ranked Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Va. Lackluster play from GW and a gritty performance from URI made for a neck-and-neck […]

Depth, heart buoy men’s swim team

“My heart is my strength,” says Wes Teter, a sophomore swimmer on the GW men’s team. “If you are in a tight race, you don’t give up that edge. That’s how you win your race – your heart.” Coming off one of their best seasons ever last year, the Colonials have demonstrated they have heart. […]

Group’s report points to alcohol policies

Greek-letter alcohol policies top the list of problems with which fraternity and sorority leaders must deal, according to a report recently published by the Student Association’s ad hoc Greek Affairs committee. The report, which has not been officially released, has caused tension in the Greek-letter community, fraternity members and administrators said. The committee was created […]

Game with Owls looms for Colonials

Led by Shawnta Rogers, who has specialized in the improbable, the GW men’s basketball team will try again Saturday to do something that, four times out of five, has seemed impossible: beat Temple. The Colonials will journey to the land of the match-up zone defense (and Bill Cosby) to do more than keep pace with […]

Deluge of candidates crowds Senate races

Students who are competing for selected seats in the Student Association Senate may find the race more competitive this year than in previous campaigns, some candidates and SA members said. The graduate school seats are among the most highly contested spots this year, which came as a surprise to some graduate senators who are running […]

GW downs UMass, stays in tie for first

The GW men’s basketball team came out with intense defense and strong offensive execution at the start of the first half against Massachusetts – the difference in the Colonials’ 78-72 win Wednesday night at the Smith Center. In front of a crowd of 5,292 and a raucous student section, GW (17-6, 11-2 Atlantic 10) jumped […]

Policy allows women to pre-select Mount Vernon

The Community Living and Learning Center will allow women to select space at the Mount Vernon campus before Saturday’s housing lottery, a change in the University’s original plans. Linda Donnels, associate vice president and dean of students, said men will not be permitted to reserve rooms at Mount Vernon Saturday but can place themselves on […]

Sports Briefs

Hershey Wildcats draft Ben Ferry The Hershey Wildcats drafted former GW men’s soccer player Ben Ferry in the second round (45th overall) of the A-League of United Soccer Leagues’ college draft Sunday. Hershey is affiliated with both D.C. United and the Kansas City Wizards of Major League Soccer. One step below MLS, the A-League is […]

ESIA hosts town hall meeting

Concerns about the scheduling changes for the Elliott School of International Affairs’ graduation ceremony were the topic when ESIA deans addressed a small group of students who turned out for a town meeting Wednesday. The town meeting, which featured Dean Harry Harding and Associate Dean Edward McCord, also gave students a forum to voice their […]

The Senate will be in order

When the U.S. Senate was ready to deliver its summons to President Clinton, the man charged with the constitutionally awesome task was Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper James W. Ziglar, GW class of 1968. As the chief law enforcement and protocol officer in the Senate, Ziglar is responsible for the management of support services and […]