March 6, 2000

Volume 96, Issue 48

Stories from the March 6, 2000 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Students question use of cortisone in college athletics

Right before a crucial football game in the movie Varsity Blues, the star quarterback receives an injection of cortisone in his knee to continue playing. Determination shines through the painful grimace on his face as he takes one for the team, and he leads them to victory. But the quarterback is sidelined for the rest […]

Walk-ons get their due, and their points, on `Senior Day’

The game may not have been one the players wanted to remember, but the occasion – Senior Day – will always last in Mark Lund’s, Sam Anyan’s, and Francisco de Miranda’s memories. On Saturday, the three graduating players each received rousing standing ovations from the capacity Smith Center crowd and were called to center court […]

Groove Armada doles out frigid album with Vertigo

If you want a good, short description about the sound of the British techno duo Groove Armada’s latest album, Vertigo (Jive Electro), look on the back of the album. Track six is called Serve Chilled, and that’s a pretty accurate summation of the sound of the album – chilled. While Britain may have been the […]

Election results

Results for the Program Board, Marvin Center Governing Board and Student Association Senate Races*: *Numbers indicate the total number of votes the candidates received. Bolded names indicate winners in the race. Program Board executive chair: Seth Weinert 1,239 Ian Zeitzer 811 Program Board vice chair: Ni-Cheng Liang 1,032Alicia O’Neil 917 Marvin Center Governing Board representatives: […]

Classifieds (3/6)

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GW researcher wins prestigious award

A GW research professor received a prestigious award in early February recognizing her most recent research on skin cancer. Mahnaz Badamchian, a native of Iran, received the Kharazmi International Award, an esteemed prize named for an Iranian mathematician. Badamchian received the Kharazmi award from the president of Iran during the opening ceremonies of the 13th […]

Upcoming games

Monday: WBBall vs. St. Joseph’s at A-10 Championship-5 p.m. Golf vs. William & Mary at Kingsmill Invitational (at Willimasburg, Va.) Tuesday: Baseball vs. UMBC-2:30 p.m. Golf vs. William & Mary Wednesday: Baseball vs. George Mason-2:30 p.m. Gymnastics vs. Towson-7 p.m. Thursday: MBBall vs. UMass/Duquesne at A-10 Championship-2:30 p.m.

WETA films pilot of new series at GW

Washington’s leading public broadcasting station, WETA, filmed a pilot episode of a new series called Inventing America in the Dorothy Marvin Betts Theatre Thursday. The show provides a forum for aspiring inventors of all ages and backgrounds to present their creations and receive counseling while appearing on television. The audience chooses its favorite invention from […]

D.C. Diary: A monumental excursion

Originally Published 03/06/00 Feb. 27, 2000 D.C.’s great wide open 3 p.m. Sick of the conventional monuments in this city, and also with a mind to the approaching tourist season, I decided to seek out a couple of rather unusual memorials in this shrine-happy city. Fortunately I had help from Alex Padro, a New York […]