April 26, 1999

Volume 95, Issue 66

Stories from the April 26, 1999 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Mount Vernon forms advisory council

The GW Student Association Senate recently passed a resolution endorsing the Mount Vernon advisory council, a system of ad hoc committees formed to address the needs of students at the all-female campus. “(Mount Vernon) students have very different needs,” said Jesse Strauss, SA executive vice president. “The SA needs to take a hands-off approach.” The […]

Upcoming Games

B-baseball Monday: B at Howard-3 p.m. Tuesday: B vs. James Madison-3 p.m. Wednesday: no games scheduled Thursday: no games scheduled

Lehman says part-time pay scale is justified

GW’s pay scale for part-time professors was not created or structured to provide a living wage, said Donald Lehman, GW’s vice president for academic affairs. Some part-time faculty members said recently low pay and a lack of benefits hurt the quality of services they provide students. But Lehman said the pay scale for part-time instructors […]

Explorers discover late-season sweep

The GW baseball team had a chance to solidify its hold on second place in the Atlantic 10’s West Division when it played third-place La Salle this weekend. Instead, the Colonials ended up digging a hole for themselves as the Explorers swept a three-game series at Barcroft Park. GW (22-23, 8-7 A-10) entered the weekend […]

Former U.N. adviser explains war, peace

A renowned political scientist spoke about “The U.N.’s Role in War and Peace” Thursday in the Elliott School of International Affairs commons. Michael W. Doyle, a professor at Princeton University and director of the Center of International Studies, is the Elliott School’s newest visiting Welling Professor. Doyle presented observations from his extensive field research in […]

GW plays bridesmaid to UMass

The men’s and women’s crews competed Saturday in the Atlantic 10 Championships in Collingswood, N.J. The women finished second in what has become a predictable result at the A-10s, while the men picked up a couple of strong finishes. The women finished behind Massachusetts in total points, which has been the case all four years […]

Generic Theatre goes to school

The cast of Generic Theatre’s soon-to-premiere “Romeo and Juliet” collaborated on a rehearsal with a group of high school freshmen Friday morning at Wakefield High School in Arlington, Va. But the props were school desks and the costumes were jeans and T-shirts. Graduate student Samantha Smith, who brought the GW thespians to the high school’s […]

Men lose in Atlantic 10 final, women finish in fourth place

The GW men’s and women’s tennis teams fell just short of winning titles in the Atlantic 10 Championships this weekend in Blacksburg, Va. The men reached the finals and finished second while the women reached the semifinals and finished fourth. Both the men’s and women’s teams lost to Virginia Tech, which has won both the […]

IU students are a different brand

(U-WIRE) BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – The smell of burning flesh and the idea of scorching skin might sound frightening to a majority of Greek-letter organizations. But for most Phi Beta Sigma fraternity members, it is a part of life. They follow a long tradition, mostly of African-American fraternities, of getting branded. For the Phi Beta Sigma […]

Club waits on deck as varsity sport

Rachel Meinecke was shocked last year when GW’s athletics department announced it would upgrade the women’s softball club to varsity status to ensure the University met NCAA standards and Title IX requirements. It was a surprise because only a year before GW softball didn’t exist. “When I first came here, I didn’t know whether GW […]