February 17, 2000

Volume 96, Issue 43

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

Tuition mission — staff editorial

Tuition will increase 4.5 percent next year, which comes as little surprise. The good news is that GW plans to put the money toward improving academics and augmenting financial aid. While the tuition increase might appear high, it is the lowest for the University in more than a decade, and it is on pace with […]

GW raises tuition about 4.5 percent

GW students will see a modest rise in tuition for the next academic year after the Board of Trustees reaffirmed the lowest tuition increase in 12 years last week. The 4.5 percent tuition increase will raise more than $19 million in additional revenue, while the 2001 budget will increase expenses by $26 million, said GW […]

Academic freedom — staff editorial

The Columbian School of Arts and Sciences announced more flexible core curriculum requirements, a welcome change for students who felt constricted by the old standards. For the first time in more than a decade, the curriculum will change, allowing – in most cases – students more options in fulfilling CSAS requirements. Students will be able […]

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 […]