February 28, 2000

Volume 96, Issue 46

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

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 […]

The Kennedy Center celebrates Millennium Stage’s anniversary

It began with a simple concept – performing arts for everyone. That one idea gave birth to The Kennedy Center’s Millennium Stage, which offers free performances every day at 6 p.m.. On March 1, The Kennedy Center will celebrate the third anniversary of the Millennium Stage with the Grammy Award-winning Big Bad Voodoo Daddy as […]

Top lottery picks pull in a pretty penny

Students gathered in the Marvin Center Ballroom to bid on an assortment of items, ranging from housing lottery numbers to weekend getaway packages, during Martha’s Millennium Mardi-Gras auction Friday night. The auction, sponsored by the Residence Hall Association, raised more than $2,000 for housing scholarships. Students entered a raffle for the No. 1 and No. […]

Gung Ho combines facets of Patti Smith in one album

In the New York punk scene of the late 1970s, among groups such as the Ramones, Television and Talking Heads, Patti Smith stood out. She took on a masculine image, wearing sports coats and ties. She brought poetry back to rock ‘n’ roll in a way that had not been seen since Bob Dylan. And […]