March 4, 1999

Volume 95, Issue 53

Stories from the March 4, 1999 issue of the GW Hatchet.

PB prepares to `unite’ students with weeklong celebration

The Program Board will sponsor Unity Week March 8-12 for the first time in two years in an attempt to unite GW’s diverse campus. Ni-Cheng Liang, PB multicultural affairs chair, said she does not know why the event was not held the last two years but is optimistic about this year’s turnout. She said the […]

McCalla sets school record in GW loss

The GW gymnastics team lost to Towson University for the second time this season, falling to the Tigers 194.475-194.175, but posted the second-best score in school history. The Colonial women fell just short of beating the school record they set Feb. 25 against James Madison University, when they scored 194.350. “I’m just really happy with […]

Mock trial team seeks funds for tournament

The GW Mock Trial Team has earned the opportunity to send two of its three teams to Minnesota for national competition, but the team is struggling to find financial support for the trip. Mock Trial Team coach Jason Kropp said the invitation is an incredible accomplishment for a team in only its third year of […]

SPADE highlights talents of GW students in one-time performance

Student Performance Art and Dance Event (SPADE) will take place in the Dorothy Betts Theatre Thursday at 7:30 p.m. The show is produced and performed entirely by students. This year’s SPADE will feature four dance pieces and two performance art pieces. The performance art pieces combine song, dance and drama. The show’s only theme is […]

EVP candidate faces violations, fines

The Joint Elections Committee fined Student Association executive vice presidential candidate Derek Grosso 35 points this weekend after he distributed campaign material before Saturday’s men’s basketball game against Xavier. Candidates are fined for violations of JEC rules. If a candidate amasses 50 points, the JEC, which oversees SA, Program Board and Marvin Center Governing Board […]

Fighting sexism with more sexism

Apparently radical feminist/theologian Mary Daly hasn’t learned anything from her long and arduous struggle against sexism. She recently took a leave of absence from Boston College, where she is an associate professor, rather than admit two men into a formerly all-female class. The two students tried to take a feminist ideology class, but allege that […]

Rank and file silliness

With the new millennium approaching, it seems that everyone and his mother is coming up with a top 100 list of one sort or another. This summer, there was the top 100 books of the 20th century. Ladies’ Home Journal‘s top 100 women of the century is on newsstands now. The Columbia Journalism Review lists […]

Reverse discrimination – Staff editorial

Boston College feminist theology professor Mary Daly refused to allow two males into her “Introduction to Feminist Ethics” class in December. BC officials told her she had to let the men in or take early retirement. She opted instead for a leave of absence, the third time in 25 years she has had to leave […]

Colonials edge UMBC for victory, end five-game skid

After losing five games in a row, the GW baseball team bounced back to beat winless University of Maryland-Baltimore County 4-3 Wednesday afternoon at Barcroft Park. “I was glad to see us get into a one-run game and pull it out,” GW head coach Tom Walter said. “It’s good for our confidence.” Confidence is what […]

Rogers, Gomez named the best in A-10

GW came away with the Atlantic 10’s highest individual men’s and women’s basketball awards, both released in the last week. The A-10 named both Shawnta Rogers and Noelia Gomez conference Players of the Year Feb. 25 and March 2, respectively. Rogers is the first player ever to lead the A-10 in scoring, assists and steals. […]