February 22, 1999

Volume 95, Issue 50

Stories from the February 22, 1999 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Cat Sadler

After she was crowned Miss GW 1999, executive vice presidential candidate Cat Sadler jokingly said if things did not work out with the Student Association she would consider the Miss Universe pageant. Sadler said her experience as Miss GW may have given her a good starting point for other pageants. But it is her involvement […]

Top lottery pick goes for more than $4,000

Justin Rook entered the balloon-strewn Marvin Center ballroom Friday night armed with a blank check and an iron will. The mission at “Martha’s Marathon,” for Rook and his future roommates, Kwame James, Bucky Bennett and Jason Holloway, was to walk away with a top-10 number in the next day’s housing lottery. The freshman foursome was […]

Alexis Rice

For Student Association presidential candidate Alexis Rice, enhanced communication at GW is key to the success of its students – from the student body to the SA and the SA to the administration. “The SA should not do things behind closed doors,” Rice said. “The more the average student knows, the more students leaders can […]

Derek Grosso

Derek Grosso doesn’t have much time on his hands. He’s a varsity cheerleader, a Student Association senator, a 1999 Colonial Cabinet member and Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity vice president. He plays club lacrosse, sings with the University Singers and advises first-year students in the School of Business and Public Management. He also wants to be […]

Chinese new year kicks off

Nearly 70 spectators turned out to watch dragons dance and Chinese warriors sword fight when the Chinese American Student Association celebrated the Chinese new year on the Quad Friday afternoon, said CASA President Jenni Suen. Suen, whose group sponsored the Lion Dance, which featured traditional Chinese performers displaying ancient dances, said she was impressed with […]

Upcoming Games

G-gymnasticsMBB-men’s basketball Monday: no games scheduled Tuesday: no games scheduled Wednesday: MBB vs. Va. Tech-7:30 p.m. Thursday: G vs. James Madison-7:30 p.m.

UPD shares security tips at safety forum

In the wake of a Feb. 8 sexual assault, the Student Association and University Police Department discussed rape prevention tips for students during a University Campus Safety Forum in the Marvin Center Wednesday night. The majority-female audience expressed safety concerns surrounding the crime at the nearby Potomac Park apartment building. The suspect is still at […]

GW clinches second in A-10 West

The GW women’s basketball team needed to win one of its two weekend road games to clinch second place in the Atlantic 10 West Division and gain a first-round bye in the conference tournament. GW (18-8, 12-4 Atlantic 10) did just that, securing second place in the A-10 with a win at Duquesne Friday. In […]

News Briefs

False fire alarm in New Hall triggers investigation The housing services office and several New Hall rooms suffered damage Saturday morning after a false fire alarm triggered emergency sprinklers, saturating the first floor. Students in damaged rooms were moved out temporarily while the soggy rooms were cleaned. “The Community Living and Learning Center asked the […]

Colonials drop weekend series

GW started a three-game series with Coastal Carolina University this weekend by thrashing the Chanticleers in Conway, S.C. But Coastal Carolina bounced back to handily defeat GW twice and take the series. The Chanticleers’ 7-2 start is their best in 11 years. The Colonials (2-4) travel to the University of South Carolina next weekend for […]