February 17, 2000

Volume 96, Issue 43

Stories from the February 17, 2000 issue of the GW Hatchet.

CSAS changes curriculum to give students flexibility

The Columbian School of Arts and Sciences established a new set of curriculum requirements for the fall 2000 semester, a move that will provide students increased flexibility in class choices, CSAS administrators said. Students will be able to choose from higher-level courses, instead of all introductory courses, to fulfill basic requirements. They will not be […]

New CSAS General Curriculum Requirements

Quantitative and Logical Reasoning – two courses (6 hours) Students must take two courses from the fields of mathematics, logic and statistics. Math 31 alone will no longer fulfill the requirement. Creative and Performing Arts (3 hours) Courses in performance/production but not appreciation are needed to fulfill this requirement. Foreign Languages and Cultures – two […]

Mike King: Finishing what others start

Before a minute had been played in this basketball season, there was one face front and center for GW, the only big star left from last year’s Atlantic 10 West champions – junior guard Mike King. It was his leap on the media guide. His face on the magazines. His athletic body front and center […]

GW loses thriller 11-10

The GW women’s water polo team lost 11-10 to Maryland in its thrilling inaugural varsity match at the Smith Center Wednesday. The Colonials overcame a 10-4 deficit in the third of four seven-minute periods to challenge the Terrapins. GW will face Maryland again on the road Sunday. The comeback was great, GW Coach Scott Reed […]

I’ve figured it all out. GW is No.1

With a delicious glass of A&W Root Beer in one hand and a list of the women’s Associated Press rankings in the other, I was a happy man Monday night. The 25th-ranked Colonials are looking really good and should GW beat UMass and then defeat Xavier at the Smith Center this Sunday. After those two […]

Fraternity president reflects on lost struggle for recognition, respect

Fred Wininger, president of GW’s former chapter of Sigma Chi, said he was disappointed with the hasty decision Sigma Chi’s international organization made in indefinitely suspending the chapter’s charter. Our national made a mistake, he said. Wininger led the chapter for nearly a year. The tough times for the chapter began in the summer of […]

When two roads diverge in a wood, which one will GW take?

Sometimes wins are as hard to find as GW coverage in The College Park Post. Sometimes you can’t win even when you come back from 14 down in the second half to take the lead on Old Dominion. Or when you’re down by 16 and come back on Siena. Or when you’re down by 17 […]

INS requires foreign student payment fee

Foreign students studying in the United States will be required by immigration services to pay a $95 fee to support a new Internet-based tracking system. In the next 12 months foreign students will begin supporting the Coordinated Interagency Partnership Regulating International Students, in part directed by the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service, said Judith Green, […]

Sports Brief

McCalla wins A-10 award GW sophomore Devin McCalla was named Atlantic10 gymnastics Performer of the Week for the second time this season. McCalla’s all-around score of 39.225 at the University of New Hampshire Invitational last weekend was the highest in the A-10 this season. Her balance beam score was the second highest in the A-10 […]