March 16, 2000

Volume 96, Issue 51

Stories from the March 16, 2000 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Ultimate Frisbee and lacrosse rolling

GW’s ultimate frisbee club’s A-Team, the Hungry, Hungry Hippos, debuted in the national rankings at No. 28 this week. The B-Team is ranked No. 53. There are a total of 115 teams. The GW men’s lacrosse team improved to 3-0 this past Sunday with a win over the Washington B-Team, 8-7. Peter Sayia had three […]

News Briefs

GWIS2 system to be shut down for maintenance The GWIS2 system, including Webmail and GWIS2 Web pages, will be unavailable because of maintenance for two days beginning Friday, March 17 at 8 p.m., according to a memo sent by Bret Jones, assistant director of Technology Services. The system is expected to be working again March […]

Upcoming games

Thursday: no games scheduled Friday: Baseball vs. CW Post-2:30 p.m. WBBall vs. UCLA in NCAA Tournament (at South Bend, Ind.)-6 p.m. WTennis vs. Duquesne Saturday: Baseball vs. Cleveland State (DH)-12 p.m. Gymnastics at A-10 ChampionshipWWater Polo at Villanova Invitational Sunday: Baseball vs. Cleveland State-12 p.m. WBBall at NCAA Tournament second round (at South Bend, Ind.)-6:35 […]

English deficiency?

Re GW Muslims perform religious right, March 5. Would I be right to assume that English isn’t taught at GW anymore? Or maybe this is some sort of political ritual? Rite please. Not to be confused with please write. -James PringleClass of 1966

Colonials withstand Bruins’ charge, advance to second round of NCAAs

(SOUTH BEND, IND.; FRI. 3/17/2000) – On Saint Patrick’s Day, the GW women’s basketball team returned to NCAA Tournament play and earned a second-round matchup with the Fighting Irish of the University of Notre Dame after a tough 79-72 win over the University of California at Los Angeles Friday night. The Colonials (26-5), seeded seventh […]

Past due — staff editorial

Responding to student concerns about the lack of recycling options at Mount Vernon campus, Executive Dean Grae Baxter met with a group of students and University employees that will explore the possibility of bringing in a full recycling program. The fact that the Mount Vernon campus doesn’t already have recycling is unacceptable, but Baxter should […]

MVC looks to solve recycling problem

Mount Vernon College Executive Dean Grae Baxter discovered trash on her front steps for the past few weeks, after making an offhand comment that if a lack of recycling on the campus was upsetting students, they could leave their recyclable materials with her. Mount Vernon freshman Jan Stucke leaves bags of garbage on Baxter’s front […]

Coachin’ Joe sez: Let’s all go to Chicago!

(SOUTH BEND, IND.; FRI. 3/17/2000) — It would be the easiest thing in the world to say that the luck of the Irish was upon the women of GW Friday night. My God, it’s Saint Patrick’s Day and we’re on the campus of the Fighting Irish! It’s like I’m at the center of the universe! […]

Brown is All-American

Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Year and freshman guard SirValiant Brown was named Honorable Mention All-American by the Associated Press Monday. Brown, who is second in the nation in scoring at 24.3 points per game, joined 26 other Honorable Mention players in addition to the 15 players named to the three All-American teams. Last year, […]

Aston frustration mounts with phone-line difficulties

Aston Hall residents, who have been plagued by lingering problems, expressed frustration after a telephone malfunction last week. Residents said last week’s phone glitch, where students were unable to make outgoing phone calls, was the second one this academic year. Students expressed difficulty finding a free line for phone calls or to use dial-up Internet […]