April 22, 1999

Volume 95, Issue 65

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

Students set to relieve stress at Chalk-In

The University Counseling Center will invite students to pick up a piece of chalk and get creative at its annual Chalk-In Tuesday. Students hoping to release stress from finals, gain recognition for their student group or simply express themselves will be able to decorate all of H Street with chalk, said Bob Wilson, assistant director […]

GW rally falls short against Maryland

The GW baseball team continued its success against Atlantic 10 teams with a win over Dayton to start the week but lost a tight game to the University of Maryland. A game at Mount Saint Mary’s College Wednesday afternoon was canceled due to rain. The Colonials (22-20, 8-4 A-10) play a three-game home series against […]

University denies JEC compensation

Members of the Joint Elections Committee will not be paid for their work on the JEC this year, according to a memo issued by a University administrator this week. Jen McCarthy, coordinator of student organizations for the Student Activities Center and the JEC’s adviser, wrote in a memo Monday that the JEC charter does not […]

Upcoming Games

B-baseballC-crewMT-men’s tennisWT-women’s tennis(DH)-doubleheader*at Va. Tech**Camden, N.J. Thursday: no games scheduled Friday: MT at A-10 Champ.*WT at A-10 Champ.* Saturday: B vs. La Salle-12 p.m. (DH)MT at A-10 Champ.*WT at A-10 Champ.*C at A-10 Champ.** Sunday: B vs. La Salle-12 p.m.MT at A-10 Champ.*WT at A-10 Champ.*

Students organize Earth Day festival

The Student Association and the Environmental Law Association are co-sponsoring an Earth Day celebration Friday at 12:30 p.m. on the Quad, in honor of the wonders of Mother Earth. Students will be treated to free veggie burgers, ecologically sound prizes and the unveiling of the University’s new recycling bins. “GW recycles, but the problem is […]

Some GW sports may move to Mount Vernon campus

The GW Department of Athletics has tentative plans to expand and create facilities at GW’s Mount Vernon campus for several varsity sports, Director of Athletics Jack Kvancz said. Several current varsity sports, including men’s and women’s soccer and men’s and women’s tennis, would compete at upgraded facilities at Mount Vernon under the plan. Future varsity […]

News Briefs

UPD reports decrease in crime University Police released 1998 campus crime statistics this week, in accordance with the Student Right to Know Act. All but one category of reportable crimes have decreased since 1997. The one weapon violation reported this year marks an increase from 1997, but UPD reports significant decreases in property crimes and […]

NBA looms large on the horizon for Colonials’ Rogers

The numbers that symbolize the feats of great athletes are often numbing. In 1955-’56, GW legend Joe Holup averaged 25 points and 23 rebounds. Forty-five years later, those Bunyanesque statistics are as easy to imagine as George Washington surveying on the Quad. Yet, no numbers may ever inspire as much awe as these: 5 feet, […]

Radcliffe College merges with Harvard

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Radcliffe College and Harvard University announced Tuesday the two schools intend to merge, ending Radcliffe’s 120 years as an independent undergraduate institution. Radcliffe will become the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, a non-degree-granting hub of Harvard University on equal footing with the Divinity School and the Law School. The Institute will “sustain […]

Gomez foregoes WNBA draft

Finding a job in the real world can be rather intimidating for many college students. For Noelia Gomez, working in the fast-paced international banking industry might not compare to playing in the low post, but it’s a challenge in its own right. Gomez, the Colonial women’s only all-American this season, will not declare herself eligible […]