April 17, 2000

Volume 96, Issue 57

Stories from the April 17, 2000 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Students honored at awards ceremony

The night was more like The Oscars than the average student awards ceremony. Most men sported tuxes and women wore formal dresses Thursday night at the Excellence in Student Life Awards. The annual ceremony began 15 years ago to recognize students and faculty for outstanding contributions to the GW community. Many facets of student life […]

GW’s Greatest Teams: 5 – 1994-1995 Women’s Basketball

The Colonials went 26-6 this year, and 14-2 in the A-10. After coasting to an A-10 Tournament Championship, GW was given a four-seed in the NCAA Tournament. By knocking off DePaul University, GW moved on to face No. 5 seeded Drake University in the second round. Trailing 78-61 with under five minutes left, GW faced […]

School of education ranked 30th in nation

GW’s Graduate School of Education and Human Development is ranked the 30th-best program in the country, despite its relatively short 20-year history and small size, according to a U.S. News and World Report study. Among a list dominated by larger and longer-standing public institutions, GSEHD gained high marks in reputation among high school superintendents and […]

GW’s Greatest Teams: 2 – 1956 Football

It was the greatest year GW football would ever know. Compiling a 7-1-1 regular season record, GW was invited to the only bowl game in school history – the Sun Bowl, where they faced host Texas Western (now UTEP) in El Paso. The Colonials were 14-point underdogs to 9-1 Texas Western, but a spirited performance […]

GW drug violations increase from last year

GW evicted slightly more students by the middle of this academic year because of drug violations than in the recent past, according to the CORE Survey released by the administration Friday. The CORE Survey, which is conducted by numerous colleges and universities nationwide, tracks student use of drugs and alcohol. In the fall, GW’s Center […]

GW’s Greatest Teams: 4 – 1953-1955 Men’s Basketball

In 1953-’54, the Colonials went 23-3, notching the best winning percentage in school history. For the only time in NCAA history, teammates Joe Holup and Eliot Karver were first and second in the nation in field goal percentage. The team climbed to No. 7 in the Associated Press poll and finished at No. 12. GW […]

The 15th Annual Excellence in Student Life Awards

Student Organization Adviser of the Year Award: Mindy Nichols, Adviser of STAR Marc Zambetti Memorial Award: Rachel Meinecke Mount Vernon Community Spirit Award: Shilo GrooverTori Reimann Outstanding Community Service Project Award: Human Services 152: Service Learning Walter G. Bryte Jr. Award: Fulbright Hall Council Registered Student Organization awards: Community Service – GW Habitat for HumanityExpressive […]

Signing period quiet so far for Colonials

The first few days of the late signing period passed quietly for the GW men’s basketball team, but the next two weeks promise the opposite. Head coach Tom Penders and associate head coach Rob Wright, who cannot comment on unsigned recruits, are currently in New York making home visits. GW’s two targeted recruits, guard Darnell […]

MVC students make the move

Many students living on GW’s Mount Vernon campus this year have decided to live on the Foggy Bottom campus next year, according to information from the Community Living and Learning Center. Motivations for their moves vary, but many say they feel moving to Foggy Bottom will be more convenient and enhance their social lives. Megan […]

GW’s Greatest Teams: 3 – 1996-1997 Women’s Basketball

Led by 675 points from Tajama Abraham, the Colonials compiled a 28-6 mark and went farther in the NCAA Tournament than any GW basketball team ever. After a 16-0 A-10 season, GW lost the A-10 Tournament title game to St. Joseph’s but entered the NCAAs as a five seed. At the Smith Center, GW routed […]