March 30, 2000

Volume 96, Issue 52

Stories from the March 30, 2000 issue of the GW Hatchet.

News Briefs

GW music department to present jazz festival The GW music department will hold its fifth annual jazz festival April 2 at 7:30 p.m. in the Dorothy Marvin Betts Theatre. The festival will include ensembles under the direction of GW professors John Albertson, Peter Fraize, Jim Levy, Ricky Loza and David Marsh. It will also feature […]

Penders a target of two suits

Two weeks ago, men’s basketball Coach Tom Penders was added to two lawsuits, both stemming from the controversy that ended his 10-year tenure at the University of Texas. In March of 1998, an unofficial grade report on Longhorn freshman Luke Axtell was faxed to Austin, Texas, radio station KVET while Penders was on vacation in […]

Baseball completes solid March with win over Towson

The GW baseball team defeated host Towson University 3-1 Wednesday to give the Colonials a successful 13-7 record in March. Senior Matt Walker (A-10 Player of the Week over spring break) led the offense for GW with 23 hits and 19 RBIs over spring break, while freshman Greg Conden won two games and improved his […]

Columbia Plaza liable for GW student code

GW students living in the Columbia Plaza apartment complex were informed before spring break that their actions are now subject to the University’s Student Code of Conduct. I was very upset, said senior Kaitlin Donahue, who lives in Columbia Plaza’s C building. I didn’t sign my lease with GW. I felt that I shouldn’t be […]

April may bring two more recruits for Penders’ class

The spring signing period is two weeks away, and men’s basketball Coach Tom Penders said he hopes to sign up to two players in the spring period, which lasts from April 12 to May 15. We’d like to sign at least one, and maybe two, he said from his home Wednesday before departing Thursday for […]

Sports Briefs

Brown finishes second in scoring There have been freshmen in men’s college basketball with higher scoring averages, but no freshman in the history of the game had ever led the nation in scoring. The race for the 1999-2000 scoring title went down to the final game, but GW freshman guard SirValiant Brown ended up on […]

Murphy to head young Hatchet staff in the coming year

The GW Hatchet editorial board elected Richard Murphy, current editorial editor, as its editor in chief for the 2000-2001 school year. Murphy was born in West New York, N.J., and grew up in Mount Pocono, Pa. He is a history major with a minor in human services. Murphy must be confirmed by the Hatchet’s Board […]

Colonial crews ready for opener

The well-prepared Colonial crew is about to begin its 2000 spring season. The crew teams have been training since August and will face their first competition beginning Saturday, when the men’s team travels to the Rochester Institute of Technology and the women’s team heads to Cornell University. The women’s team, led by Megan Doyle, Deb […]

Doctors offer advice about heart disease

Jackson Muamba, a 17-year-old basketball player from northern New Jersey, died of a heart attack on the court a few years ago. Recently, Brad Merriman, a 15-year-old basketball player from Indiana collapsed and died during practice. Autopsies later revealed that these young people suffered heart attacks, a rarity for youths. But the American Medical Association […]