February 10, 2000

Volume 96, Issue 41

Stories from the February 10, 2000 issue of the GW Hatchet.

GW acquires share of Columbia Plaza

The University purchased a share of the Columbia Plaza apartment complex and will have first priority in referring students and staff to apartments there, said Walter Bortz, vice president for Administrative and Information Services. GW closed a deal Friday that gave the University 28.55 percent ownership of the 23rd street complex, along with other limited […]

Terps a step ahead of GW

The GW gymnastics team came up short 195.675-194.300 against Maryland Monday night at the Smith Center. The Colonials recorded their best score so far this season and their third highest in school history in front of 375 fans. Leading the way for GW were sophomores Devin McCalla (39.175) and Darden Wilee (39.125) while freshman Christy […]

Callie Flipse: Making a splash in a man’s world

When Callie Flipse was introduced Saturday at halftime of the Xavier/GW game, more than one person nudged their neighbor to point out that the public address announcer had mistakenly announced her as a men’s water polo player. But there was no mistake made Saturday, and there was no mistake made Friday night at the Washington […]

Dole addresses GW students

Former presidential candidate and Kansas Sen. Bob Dole encouraged a packed room of aspiring GW politicos to become active in public service under the gaze of C-SPAN cameras Monday. We can learn a lot from each other, Dole said. CR Chairman Brad Murphy arranged the event, which was held to kick off to the spring […]

Men’s basketball preview: GW vs. La Salle

George Washington (11-11, 5-4 Atlantic 10) La Salle (8-12, 2-7 A-10) Saturday, Feb. 12, 4 p.m. Tom Gola Arena (4,000) Philadelphia TV: none Radio: WAGE 1200 AM (available on the Internet at Broadcast.com) Campus Radio: WRGW 540 AM (available on GWTV Channel 22; available on Internet at www.gwradio.com) Rankings: La Salle is ranked 151st in […]


The new Foreign Language Community in Crawford Hall was omitted from the Feb. 7 issue’s story about Living and Learning Programs, You live, you learn: New programs aim to enrich residential experience. The LLP, open to returning students, will allow residents to explore a common interest in foreign languages. Applications for the program are due […]

EPA assesses fines to GW for improper chemical disposal

The Environmental Protection Agency found GW in violation of two major federal environmental regulations – one involving improper disposal of hazardous waste – and assessed the University with more than $100,000 in fines, an EPA official said Tuesday. GW flunked two different regulations, said Garth Conner, an environmental scientist and EPA enforcement officer. Conner led […]

D.C. Diary: With honors

February 89 p.m.Funger 108 Members of Phi Sigma Pi eagerly proclaimed at their rush informational meeting Tuesday night that they are not an ordinary fraternity. As I walked into the lecture hall, I saw a lot of prospective rushees uneasy about what was to come. Many were conferring with their friends, trying to figure out […]

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News Brief

Students at GW say they feel the standard of academics at the University is deficient, according to statistics from the Student Association. The 1999-2000 Student Budgetary Priorities complied by the SA includes the organization’s top five issues based on a survey of more than 200 students. Nearly 50 percent of students surveyed indicated they felt […]