April 8, 1999

Volume 95, Issue 61

Stories from the April 8, 1999 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Jammin’ GW – Staff editorial

This year’s Spring Fling, scheduled for April 24, will not feature any big-name bands. Instead, for the first time in its 10-year history, Spring Fling will showcase several student bands. Program Board members say the group’s $45,000 loss on the Blues Traveler concert last semester did not influence the decision. It is hard to imagine […]

Can’t wait for 1999-2000 and good ol’ Court Authority

I don’t want to hear about Mike Jarvis. There’s nothing to be envious of. You say we lost a great one? Well, I tell you we got a better one. Tom Penders didn’t mind telling people he always makes programs better. Even here, where we were seemingly content, he found room for improvement, bringing GW […]

Crews set for GW Invitational

The GW crews will make their first home appearance of the spring season when the 12th Annual GW Invitational Crew Classic takes over the Potomac River Saturday. A large crowd always turns out for the race, the largest collegiate rowing competition in Washington, D.C. The banks should be full as tourists and locals alike come […]

Upcoming Games

B-baseballC-crewG-golfMT-men’s tennisWT-women’s tennis *at West Va.**Canonsburg, Pa.#Thompson Boat CenterDH-doubleheader Thursday: B at Towson-3 p.m. Friday: WT at West Va.-3 p.m.G at A-10 Champ. Saturday: B at Temple (DH)-12 p.m.WT vs. Rutgers-10 a.m.*MT at St. Bonnie’s-1 p.m.G at A-10 Champ.**C at GW Invit.# Sunday: B at Temple-12 p.m.G at A-10 Champ.

GW bands to star in Spring Fling

GW student bands will headline the concert portion of the Program Board’s Spring Fling April 24 for the first time in the event’s decade-long history. Past Spring Fling acts have included They Might Be Giants, Toad the Wet Sprocket and Tori Amos, but PB decided to open the event to campus bands who were anxious […]

GW splits with local teams

The GW baseball team’s offense continued its onslaught of opposing pitchers, but the Colonials only split their two games this week. GW (18-14) pounded Mount Saint Mary’s College after putting up strong offensive numbers in an extra-innings loss to Georgetown University. “That’s going to happen,” sophomore Dan Rouhier said. “We were playing pretty well and […]

Former Lewinsky lawyer fields questions

Former Monica Lewinsky attorney William Ginsburg and a panel of media experts discussed “Lawyering in the Glare of the Media” at GW Law School Tuesday afternoon. National Public Radio legal affairs correspondent Nina Totenberg, and GW School of Media and Public Affairs professors Carl Stern and Steve Roberts rounded out the panel’s discussion on the […]

McCalla, Wilee make regional competition

Anyone who has followed this year’s GW gymnastics team knows freshman Devin McCalla is having an incredible season. McCalla is this year’s Atlantic 10 Most Outstanding Rookie Performer. Her average scores placed her second individually in a region, which includes NCAA playoff-bound University of Maryland and Massachusetts, a tough team in recent years. McCalla also […]

Lambda Chi Alpha faces sanctions

Lambda Chi Alpha’s national organization has placed its GW chapter on social probation because the fraternity did not register a party with the University or the fraternity’s national organization. Patrick Ledesma, president of Lambda Chi Alpha at GW, said the chapter will remain on social probation until the end of the summer. “It’s pretty harsh […]

Women find identity on history’s new stage

At GW’s Mount Vernon campus, the “Women and Power” program is working to establish a community where women are encouraged to develop their full potential and explore their relationship with the world around them. The yearlong residential living and learning program, established this year, welcomed almost 30 freshman women in a variety of majors and […]