February 28, 2000

Volume 96, Issue 46

Stories from the February 28, 2000 issue of the GW Hatchet.

News Briefs

District manager for Dining Services resigns Paul Krouse, the general manager of GW’s Dining Services, resigned his position last week, said Victor Younger, senior food fervices director. Krouse oversaw food services at GW’s main campus and Mount Vernon campus, Mount Saint Mary’s College and Georgetown University Law School as the D.C. district manager for Aramark. […]

Baseball opens at home with a sweep

The GW baseball team took out its frustrations on Le Moyne College (N.Y.) during the weekend as the Colonials completed a three-game sweep of the visiting Dolphins at Barcroft Park. Pitching was the key to the victories as the Colonials’ (4-6) three starting pitchers combined to give up only one run in 18 innings of […]

Men’s Basketball Preview

George Washington (14-13, 8-6 Atlantic 10) UMass (15-12, 9-5 A-10) Tuesday, Feb. 29, 7:30 p.m. Mullins Center (9,493) Amherst, Mass. TV: A-10 TVRadio: 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: UMass is ranked 102nd in the unofficial […]

Georgetown junior’s death prompts MPD investigation

(U-WIRE) – A Georgetown University junior died last Tuesday afternoon after sustaining a head wound from a fall in the parking lot of a library on GU’s campus. Metropolitan Police have not ruled whether David Shick’s fall to the ground was a result of an altercation that occurred around 2:30 a.m. Feb. 18 with another […]

GW tennis splits two

The GW women’s tennis team split its two matches Saturday, losing to host United States Military Academy (Army) 6-3, and defeating Central Connecticut State University 5-1. GW freshman Tracy Wei dominated her singles match in the No. 2 position 6-0, 6-0 against her CCSU opponent. Senior Ghada Skaff rebounded from a tough straight-set loss against […]

SA, PB, MCGB to hold elections this week

The Student Association, Program Board and Marvin Center Governing Board will hold their annual elections Tuesday and Wednesday. Students can vote from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. in the Marvin Center, Funger Hall, the Hall of Government/Monroe Hall complex, Ross Hall, the Law School Complex, Thurston Hall and the Hall on Virginia Avenue, according to […]

Colonials drop three

It was a tough weekend for the GW women’s water polo team at the Princeton Invitational. The Colonials (1-4) lost over the weekend to Ivy League opponents Brown University 17-4, and Harvard University 13-4, and fell in their final match 14-4 to Villanova University. We were outmuscled, GW coach Scott Reed said. And the experience […]

GW trend may point to grade inflation

An increased number of high achievers at GW may lead to grade inflation, University officials said. According to a study conducted by the University of California Los Angeles, college and high school students nationwide are earning more As than ever before. GW officials said that higher caliber students coming to the University may place pressure […]

Tom Penders at Fordham

Penders has coached at Tufts University (1971-’74), Columbia University (1974-’75), Fordham (1978-’86), Rhode Island (1986-’88), and the University of Texas (1988-’98). Penders is the fourth-winningest coach in Fordham history. 1978-’79: 7-221979-’80: 11-171980-’81: 19-9 (NIT)1981-’82: 18-11, 8-2 MAAC (NIT)1982-’83: 19-11, 7-3 MAAC (NIT)1983-’84: 19-15, 7-7 MAAC (NIT)1984-’85: 19-12, 9-5 MAAC (NIT)1985-’86: 13-17, 7-7 MAAC Overall: 125-114, […]

ESIA lecture series addresses foreign policy challenges

Former congressman Lee Hamilton (D-Ind.) addressed challenges to American leadership in the 21st century with GW students, diplomats and members of the foreign service community in the Stuart Hall Lounge Thursday night. The lecture, sponsored by the Elliott School of International Affairs, was the second in a three-part lecture series featuring Hamilton. He discussed what […]