March 2, 2000

Volume 96, Issue 47

Stories from the March 2, 2000 issue of the GW Hatchet.

GW heads to Philly in search of A-10 Crown

The Atlantic 10 West Division champion GW women’s basketball team begins postseason play Saturday at noon when it will take on the Temple/La Salle winner in the A-10 Tournament’s quarterfinal round at the Liacouras Center in Philadelphia. GW enters the A-10 tourney with the same regular season record (23-4) as the other top conference teams […]

Love at first byte

Editor’s note: The names of some of the GW students in this story have been changed to protect their identities. Relaxing in her room after a day of classes, a sophomore sits in front of her computer furiously typing, eager to share the day’s events with friends on America Online’s Instant Messenger. Clara, who did […]

Students utilize Internet technology to find new ways to cheat in classes

GW student perception of academic cheating has changed as different methods of cheating develop and stress levels remain high, University officials said. A recent national study that shows about 84 percent of university students believe they need to cheat to get ahead. The U.S. News and World Report study cited parental pressure, peer pressure and […]

Men’s Basketball Preview

George Washington (15-13, 9-6 Atlantic 10) No. 5 Temple (22-5, 13-2 A-10) Saturday, March 4, NoonSmith CenterTV: ESPN (broadcasters: Dave Sims and Jimmy Dykes) Radio: 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) TotalCast live statistical updates: Available at […]

Online and out of luck: Tips to avoid cyber date disasters

1. Clarify everyone’s expectations. Make sure you know what the person hopes to get out of the relationship. 2. Just because you know someone online for some time, do not let your guard down any sooner than with a traditional date. 3. Double date if possible. Your friends are probably dying to get the juicy […]

Committee calls PB, MCGB races

The Program Board/Marvin Center Governing Board Elections Committee declared Seth Weinert the winner in the Program Board executive chair race, according to preliminary election results. The Student Association Elections Committee had not completed its preliminary tally as of 4:30 a.m., but counts thus far showed presidential candidates Jeff Marootian and David Burt in a tight […]

Pulling Rank

The Colonials have hosted six Associated Press Top 25 teams at the Smith Center since the 1990-’91 season (the year Mike Jarvis became coach). They’ve gone 4-2 in those games and 3-0 in games vs. top-10 teams. Feb. 10, 1998 No. 24 Rhode Island 69, No. 17 GW 61Jan. 14, 1998GW 78, No. 18 Xavier […]

Marvin’s Room

The Creative and Performing Arts Community (CPAC) takes theater back to its roots. Back to the days when flashy costumes and elaborate sets weren’t necessary. Back to the days when theater was an art, not a moneymaker. Back to the days when a powerful script and talented actors carried the show. In the CPAC’s performance […]

One professor takes a new approach to cheating at GW

Jerry Harvey, a business professor, adopts an uncommon definition of cheating in his classes. Cheating is the failure to assist others on an exam if they request it, he tells his students. Harvey, who says students should not have to experience the stress that comes from working alone on assignments and exams, allows his students […]

Upcoming games

Thursday: no games scheduled Friday: Baseball at Pacific-7 p.m. MTennis vs. UMass-11 a.m. Gymnastics at Kentucky vs. Florida, C. Michigan-7 p.m. Saturday: MBBall vs. Temple-12 p.m. WBBall at A-10 Championship vs. Temple/La Salle-12 p.m. Baseball at Pacific-1 p.m. WTennis vs. Maryland- 2 p.m. Sunday: WBBall at A-10 ChampionshipBaseball at Pacific-1 p.m. MTennis vs. Bloomsburg-11 a.m.