February 14, 2000

Volume 96, Issue 42

Stories from the February 14, 2000 issue of the GW Hatchet.

GW student wins award for research

A GW medical student got lucky cutting some mice open and won a prestigious award. Neil Badlani, a senior in the seven-year bachelor of arts/medical doctor combined degree program, received the Cabaud Memorial Award from the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine after discovering a new process that could have a significant impact on the […]

Astonishing flaws — staff editorial

Saturday morning a homeless man walked into the Aston and fell asleep, blocking a resident’s door – another incident in a disturbing trend of security problems at the residence hall. Problems include a lack of community service aides, video cameras that aren’t yet operational and the possibility of a slow response time by University Police. […]

Freshmen face many pressures

Freshmen entering college this year suffer from more stress than ever before, according to a recent study. An annual University of California at Los Angeles survey shows that female freshmen are more stressed than males. It also indicates that economic and social concerns are leading factors to the elevated stress levels. The fall 1999 results […]

Upcoming games

Monday-no games scheduled Tuesday-no games scheduled Wednesday-WWaterPolo vs. Maryland-8 p.m. Thursday-WBBall at UMass-7 p.m.MBBall vs. Virginia Tech-7:30 p.m.

Women’s Water Polo Schedule

February16 MARYLAND20 at Maryland26-27 at Princeton Invitational March11-12 at CWPA Weekend No. 1 (at James Madison)18-19 at Villanova Invitational25-26 CPWA WEEKEND NO. 2 (SMITH CENTER) April1-2 at ECAC Championship* (at Brown)15-16 at Mid-Atlantic Championship (at Villanova)29-30 at Eastern Championship* (at Princeton) May5-7 at NCAA Championship* (at Bloomington, IL) *must qualify for these tournaments

Please free our student groups

At what point do student groups have the right to do as they please? The Hatchet seems to imply (Uniform policy, Feb. 7) that the same strict codes of conduct regarding Greek-letter events with alcohol ought to be applied to student groups as well. There is a cry for equal enforcement, an absolutely just and […]

Sports Briefs

Columbia tops GW Columbia University defeated GW 8-1 in women’s tennis Saturday. GW’s Sarine Weingarten posted the team’s only victory, winning her competitive singles match 7-5, 1-6, 6-3. Ghada Skaff lost her singles match 6-4, 6-4 and Tracy Wei fell 7-6, 6-4 for GW. Eight-to-one doesn’t sound too good, Coach Jeanne Gengler said. But there […]

The Ten Commandments do not belong in public schools

(U-WIRE) ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Indiana has become the latest state to be swept up in a growing national movement to allow the Ten Commandments to be hung in schools. Last Monday, its legislature passed a bill permitting the practice. Gov. Frank O’Bannon promised to sign the bill despite its disregard for a 1980 Supreme […]

Women’s water polo to host first match

The GW women’s water polo team will open its inaugural varsity season Wednesday at 8 p.m. in the Smith Center, with quite a challenge – the 20th-ranked Terrapins of Maryland. It’s going to be a very tough game, GW Coach Scott Reed said. If the Colonials can sail as smoothly as they did in gaining […]