March 4, 1999

Volume 95, Issue 53

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

More students apply to GW than in 1998

The number of undergraduate applicants to the University has increased by 1,000 to more than 14,300 this year, said Kathy Napper, director of undergraduate admissions. “We will continue to rise as we get late applications, particularly from international students,” Napper said. “The quality of students are at least as good as last year.” Napper said […]

Next stop: (W)NBA) – Staff editorial

Shawnta Rogers and Noelia Gomez will play their final games for GW this month, leaving behind basketball teams that have flourished during their careers. They have provided fans some of the most exciting games the Smith Center has ever hosted. And to cap incredible careers, Rogers and Gomez were recently named Atlantic 10 players of […]

News Briefs

CSAS names new Welling professor The Columbian School of Arts and Sciences has named political scientist and author John Kingdon a Welling professor. He will begin a two-year stint with the University this semester. Kingdon will deliver the first of his lectures, “Monica and the American Political System: Reflections on What it All Means,” in […]

Upcoming Games

B-baseballG-gymnasticsMT-men’s tennisWT-women’s tennisMBB-men’s basketball *at A-10 Tourn.(DH)-doubleheader Thursday: MBB vs. Dayton-7 p.m.*B at Coppin St.-3 p.m. Friday: MBB vs. TBD-9 p.m.* Saturday: MBB vs. TBD-6 p.m.*B vs. Fairfield-12 p.m.(DH)MT vs. UMass-9 a.m.G at WVU- 7 p.m. Sunday: B vs. Fairfield-12 p.m.MT vs. Bloomsburg-11 a.m.WT at Howard-1 p.m.

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 […]