April 22, 1999

Volume 95, Issue 65

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

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 […]

Political groups argue merits of NATO mission

GW’s student political organizations disputed the merits of NATO’s military intervention in Kosovo at the International Affairs Society’s debate Tuesday. The debate included representatives of the College Democrats, College Republicans, College Libertarians and the International Socialist Organization. They disagreed on several points, but all the representatives said the conflict needs to end soon. ISO representative […]

WRGW’s millennial groove

“I didn’t even know we had a radio station.” That was freshman Eileen Kickish’s reaction when she was asked about WRGW, the University’s radio station. Sophomore Molly O’Sullivan said she knew the station existed and even knew a couple of its 150 staff members, but never actually listened to it. The people behind WRGW say […]