March 16, 2000

Volume 96, Issue 51

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

Let `March Madness’ begin for the Colonials

March has come, so let the games begin. The GW women’s basketball team (ranked No. 23 and seeded No. 7) will battle the tenth-seeded University of California at Los Angeles in the first round of the NCAA Tournament, starting Friday at 6 p.m. at Notre Dame’s Joyce Center in South Bend, Ind. The Colonials (25-5) […]

SA signals support for GW campus plan

The Student Association Senate endorsed the University’s campus plan Tuesday with conditions urging additional communication between GW and the Foggy Bottom community. SA senators stressed the maintenance of a proportional student enrollment and the need for a committee to discuss University expansion outside the campus boundaries as stipulations to their support. It’s basically saying that […]

GW routs Hoyas; tops Maryland 3-2

The GW baseball team dominated local competition in a two-day stretch this week and extended its winning streak to six games, reaching .500 for the first time this season (10-10). GW took home a convincing 14-0 win at rival Georgetown Wednesday, a victory that came on the heels of a dramatic 3-2 win over Maryland […]

GW students prepare for debate tournament

Freshman Heather Barnes and sophomore Jon Schwartz have been studying a lot in the library lately – but not for their midterms. Barnes and Schwartz, members of GW’s policy debate team, are researching countries such as Syria and Iran to prepare for the National Debate Tournament in Kansas City, Mo., next Thursday. The tournament is […]

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 […]