April 15, 1999

Volume 95, Issue 63

Stories from the April 15, 1999 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Colonials lose twice but blow out UMBC

The GW baseball team registered one blowout victory this week over the University of Maryland-Baltimore County but lost close games to the U.S. Naval Academy and Temple. The Colonials fell 16-12 to Navy Wednesday afternoon at Barcroft Park. GW led 8-2 when starter Chris Worth left the game, but the Midshipmen scored 10 unanswered runs […]

Rogers wins Naismith Award

GW’s Shawnta Rogers won the Frances Pomeroy Naismith Award, honoring the nation’s most outstanding men’s collegiate basketball player 6-feet or under, the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced Monday. The award seemed to be tailor-made for the 5-4 Rogers, who just slipped in under the height requirement – by 8 inches. The winner of […]

Fourth-floor offices move for summer renovations

The Marvin Center Governing Board doled out office space Monday for student groups to use this summer while the Marvin Center’s fourth floor is closed for renovations. Mike Gargano, assistant vice president for Student and Academic Support Services, and MCGB Chair Mike Petron held a meeting Monday with representatives of student groups that occupy offices […]

Sports Briefs

Women’s tennis wins one of three Temple easily defeated the GW women’s tennis team this week, but the Colonial women were coming off a solid win against Rutgers University and a close loss to West Virginia University over the weekend. Temple defeated GW 8-1 Tuesday at GW’s Mount Vernon campus. Holly Huntley posted the only […]

GW eliminates CIRC, breaks up services

GW will eliminate the Computer Information and Resource Center by next semester and divide its services into separate offices as part of the “evolution” of computer systems at the University, interim Chief Information Officer Alan Tuttle said. Tuttle said CIRC, which manages computer systems for faculty members and students, is being pulled in too many […]

Young Colonials quietly put together a solid season

Quietly, GW golf is having a spectacular season. The Colonials’ third-place finish at this past weekend’s Atlantic 10 Tournament was their highest finish in the championship since they finished second behind Temple in 1985. GW also had the highest finish in its district, beating Virginia Tech for the first time in 21 years. The showing […]

SEAS professor discusses policy of Internet self-government

School of Engineering and Applied Science Professor C. Dianne Martin said in a lecture Monday that people will not confidently use services such as electronic commerce and online banking until the Internet is regarded as an actual place. The Internet, and especially the World Wide Web, is a burgeoning medium of learning, commerce, personal communication, […]

GW athletic director helps direct nation’s biggest tourney

Wearing his “Final Four” sweater vest, GW athletic director Jack Kvancz sat back in his chair, legs crossed, and told the story of his greatest athletic experience. GW’s athletic director has been an administrator for more than 24 years and played in the 1967 NCAA Regional Finals for Boston College and head coach Bob Cousy. […]

News Briefs

AU to host Latino youth conference American University’s Latino and American Student Organization will host the first Latino Youth Conference Saturday for Washington-area Latino youth. “Leading the World into the Next Millennium and Beyond” will focus on preparing Latino youth for the next millennium. The conference will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. […]

Israeli journalist uncovers Neo-Nazi movement

The week before Hitler’s birthday, Ron Furey and 4,000 of his Nazi comrades celebrated the anniversary of their hero’s birth with a raucous rally in honor of the F?hrer‘s success. Raving drunk, the swastika-covered tribe raged late into the night, praising themselves and dreaming of the future of the Rhineland. The soir?e was straight out […]