March 6, 2000

Volume 96, Issue 48

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

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 […]

SA candidates ready for another election

All four candidates in this week’s Student Association run-off elections said they are targeting freshmen and supporters of candidates who did not make the run-off. One candidate has re-worked his campaign’s focus. This is now going to be an election about change, presidential candidate David Burt said. Burt, who said he got his clock cleaned […]

Dancing Queens

Loud cheers and hoots filled the room as more than 300 people watched a drag show hosted by GW Pride Friday night in the Marvin Center Ballroom. The gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender student group hosted the show to culminate Out and About Week, a celebration of gay awareness. The purpose of the show was […]

New club trains students in the `way of the sword’

One of GW’s newest organizations allows students to train their minds and bodies while practicing the traditional Japanese art, kendo. It’s a Japanese martial art, said freshman Shinya Deguchi, founder of the Kendo Club at GW. It looks a lot like fencing. The difference lies in the motions of the swords, he said. Fencing is […]

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Education Department eases FAFSA process

GW students who decline to answer a controversial drug offense question on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid will still be eligible to receive financial assistance because of a recent U.S. Department of Education decision. Previously, applications of students who neglected to answer question 28 – a question asking whether students have been convicted […]

Colonials to play for A-10 Championship

PHILADELPHIA – Atlantic 10 Player of the Week Petra Dubovcova helped lift the GW women’s basketball team to Monday’s A-10 Championship game against rival Xavier after defeating La Salle and UMass at the Liacouras Center Saturday and Sunday. Dubovcova scored 37 points in the two games to return GW (25-4) to the final for the […]