May 1, 2000

Volume 96, Issue 62

Stories from the May 1, 2000 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Community service surges on campuses

One of the latest surges on college campuses is a re-emphasis on public service as the core of students’ curricula. While more college students than ever are participating in community service work, voter participation is at an all-time low, according to a New York Times article. This statistic has concerned the heads of educational institutions, […]

THE GREATEST GW ATHLETES OF ALL TIME: No. 9 — Steve Korchek

9 Steve KorchekFootball, Baseball (1950-1954; Pennsylvania) From his center position, Steve Korchek became GW’s only football Southern Conference Player of the Year in 1953. Korchek, also a catcher in baseball, was honorable mention on current baseball coach Tom Walter’s All-Century Team. He is only one of three Colonials to make the major leagues, where he […]

THE GREATEST GW ATHLETES OF ALL TIME: No. 6 — Tajama Abraham

6 Tajama AbrahamWomen’s Basketball (1993-1997; Hampton, Va.) Tajama Abraham is the leading women’s scorer with 2,134 points. She led the Colonials to an Elite Eight appearance and holds the career mark in blocks (326). She also holds the record for points in a season (675) and is second in career scoring average (16.4) and rebounds […]

Students relax at Caf? Gelman

Stressed students broke out their Crayons and scribbled in their Program Board coloring book Thursday night at Caf? Gelman. Gelman Library has hosted the event once a semester for the past eight years – right before final exams begin – to give students a break from studying. Thursday night the first-floor study lounge was transformed […]

THE GREATEST GW ATHLETES OF ALL TIME: No. 10 — Hank Bunnel

10 Hank BunnellBaseball (1968-71; Scranton, Pa.) Named Player of the Century by current baseball Coach Tom Walter, Hank Bunnell was GW’s most dominating pitcher this century. In his first game, he threw seven scoreless innings against Syracuse University. He would strike out 93 of the 283 batters he faced his freshman year. His junior year, […]

THE GREATEST GW ATHLETES OF ALL TIME: No. 8 — Dick Drummond

8 Dick DrummondFootball (1961-64; Washington, D.C.) Dick Drummond was first team All-Southern Conference all three years he played varsity football. In his career, Drummond gained 1,814 rushing yards and scored 19 touchdowns, notching a GW record 118 points. He tied a Southern Conference record when he scored four times in the first night game ever […]

Pitches host final concert with two new groups

The Pitches’ audience clapped, grooved and sang along to their pop a cappella performance Saturday night in the Dorothy Marvin Betts Theatre. The all-female singing group was joined by GW choral groups the Vibes and the Hippotones for its final concert of the year. The Pitches gave a farewell to graduating seniors who founded the […]

THE GREATEST GW ATHLETES OF ALL TIME: Nos. 11-15

11. Michelle Knox Zaloom (crew, volleyball; 1982-86). The first woman inducted into the GW Athletic Hall of Fame, Knox Zaloom was a standout in volleyball and crew. She was volleyball team most valuable player in 1985 and made first team Atlantic 10 in ’84 and ’85. She was all-A-10 in crew from ’84 to ’86. […]

It’s official, Dacey’s a hit

Infielder Ryan Dacey has been the anchor for this season’s GW baseball team. In fact, he has been an anchor throughout his Colonial career. An honorable mention on Coach Tom Walter’s All-Century team, Dacey’s success began in his freshman season. Though Dacey struggled in the first few months, he found consistent playing time, seeing action […]

Bar Belle pays her tab

As a sophomore editor, I remember seniors pouring over their 30 pieces, trying to fit four years of their lives on less than a page of newsprint. I couldn’t fathom the day when I would sit down to write my final farewell. After all, I was just a sophomore. I had two more years. Then […]