April 27, 2000

Volume 96, Issue 60

Stories from the April 27, 2000 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Alumnae celebrate start of construction

An official groundbreaking ceremony initiated the first phase of Mount Vernon campus construction Tuesday as Mount Vernon alumnae, area residents and members of the GW community participated in the event. This is a great day for me, GW President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg said. This (campus) could easily have ended up a housing unit . (or) […]

GW offense looks to pound Xavier

The GW baseball team’s offense has demoralized opposing pitching while solid Colonials pitching has shutdown opposing offense. Last week the team scored 36 runs over a two-day, three-game stretch against overmatched La Salle (7-29, 3-12 A-10). GW only gave up 10 earned runs during the three-game sweep. So, forget the first month of the season […]

Moms to march

Mothers from across the country will be congregating in Washington, D.C., on Mother’s Day, May 14, to pressure Congress to pass sensible gun legislation. The Million Mom March will take place on the National Mall from 10:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. Their mission is to educate the country about the life-threatening danger of guns. Inspired […]

Sports Briefs

Women’s water polo at Easterns this weekend The women’s water polo team received a bid for the 12-team Eastern Water Polo Championships this weekend. The competition will start Saturday at noon when the No. 10 seed Colonials take on No. 3 seed Harvard University. At 3:30, GW will take on No. 6 seed Queens College. […]

Professor salaries

Average salaries increase and outpace rate of inflation for the sixth time in seven years College and university faculty earned an average pay raise of 3.7 percent for the 1999-2000 academic year, according to a report released by the American Association of University Professors two weeks ago. The average salary for a full-time faculty member […]

Upcoming Games

Thursday-no games scheduled Friday-Baseball vs. Xavier (DH)-12 p.m.Golf at Scotty Duncan Invitational (Easton, Md.) Saturday-Baseball vs. Xavier-12 p.m. .WWPolo vs. Harvard at Eastern Championships-12 p.m. .Men’s Crew at Kerr Cup (Philadephia)-12 p.m. .WWPolo vs. Queens-3:30 p.m. .Golf at Scotty Duncan Invitational Sunday-no games scheduled

EVP night no-show nuisance

Tuesday, April 18: Free pizza. Last Senate meeting of the year. A pie in the face of the Student Association President. This is what the posters and e-mails read for EVP Night 2000 – an event which I organized as part of my five minutes as Executive Vice President of the SA. At RHA’s Martha’s […]

GW’s Greatest Basketball Players: Introduction

Above, we present 30 men’s basketball players and 10 women. Just so you know, this disparity because women’s basketball has only been an official sport for 25 seasons, while the men have played for 84. At some point, despite all one’s knowledge, picking the best basketball players of the century is akin to picking names […]

Staff Editorial – Media miss the facts

Beyond the customary outrage expressed whenever bullets harm young people lies another disturbing aspect of the April 24 shootings at the National Zoo. The actions of the news media while covering the story were simply irresponsible. At first glance, one can almost excuse television reporters for jumbling the facts, for breathlessly passing on the latest […]