June 12, 2000

Volume 97, Issue 3

Stories from the June 12, 2000 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Freshmen get more registration choices

It is not easy being a freshman. Incoming students are meeting new people, getting used to a whole new way of living and trying to choose the right courses. Registration does not have to be a difficult process though, and GW has come up with ways to make it less stressful. A new set of […]

Three Colonials drafted to MLB

GW baseball players Adam Belicic, Matt Walker and Eric Mitchell were selected by Major League Baseball organizations in the 2000 First-Year Player draft held June 5-7. Atlantic 10 Pitcher of the Year, freshman Greg Conden (9-2, 3.26 earned run average), also earned honors by being named to the Freshman All-America team by the Collegiate Baseball […]

News briefs

GW Law professor receives 2000 Francis Rawle Award Stephen Saltzburg, GW’s Howrey Professor of Trial Advocacy, Litigation and Professional Responsibility, will receive the 2000 Francis Rawle Award, in honor of his contributions to the field of legal education. This award means a great deal to me, Saltzburg said in a University press release. It is […]

Sports Brief

University of Richmond joins A-10 Conference The University of Richmond accepted an invitation May 26 to become a full member of the Atlantic 10 Conference beginning in the 2001-02 academic year. The Spiders, which have been part of the Colonials Athletic Association since its inception in 1985, will remain a part of the CAA until […]

GW adds six new options to meal plan

GW’s meal plan will offer six new dining options by the time students return to campus late August, said Nancy Haaga, director of Auxiliary and Institutional Services. Pretzel Time and Viva Java will be eliminated to make room for the renovations to Marvin Center and Thurston Hall dining facilities. The changes, which are still in […]

Shutout shows DC’s rich music scene

In the annals of American music, some cities just stand out for the scenes they created. The Motown sound of Detroit. The psychedelic sound of San Francisco. The blues of Chicago and Memphis. Punk rock in New York. Sadly, too often Washington, D.C., gets overlooked despite the thriving musical scene the city has always offered. […]

Chemistry student wins national honor

GW graduate student Billy Acon will schmooze with 66 Nobel Prize winners in Germany for the 50th Anniversary Meeting of Nobel Laureates June 26. Acon, a 24-year-old chemistry Ph.D. student, was selected out of 36 students nationwide to participate in the event. Nobel Prize winners in chemistry, physics, physiology and medicine will attend the meeting […]

What your CI leaders don’t want you to know

Hello freshmen, frosh, oh confused ones, you’re finally on campus getting your heads filled with a three-day propaganda extravaganza otherwise called CI. You’re feeling pretty good about your decision to spend the best years of your life in a place known for its fogginess and its bottom, which, did I mention, is just a couple […]

So what do you want to be other than a professional athlete?

For all the incoming freshman (and families) who have arrived for Colonial Inauguration, welcome to this four-block by four-block wonder of a campus that we have. Now that we’ve been informally introduced, let’s talk sports. Remember when you were younger and you wanted to be a professional athlete (humor me here and just pretend to […]