September 5, 2000

Volume 97, Issue 8

Stories from the September 5, 2000 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Upcoming Games

Tuesday – Volleyball at UMBC 7 p.m. Wednesday – no games scheduled Thursday – no games scheduled Friday – Volleyball vs. Florida at UC Berkeley 8 p.m. (EDT) Men’s Soccer at VMI 3 p.m. Women’s Soccer at UMBC 4 p.m.

GW undergrad population reaches 7,200

Freshmen enrollment has increased about 20 percent in the past two years, making GW’s undergraduate population a record-high 7,200 students. And no cutback in the population boom is scheduled any time soon. The University’s five-year rolling plan is to obtain 8,000 students in five years from today, said Robert Chernak, vice president for Student and […]

Water polo splits four matches

After losing two matches Saturday, the GW men’s water polo team gelled together and won their final two matches Sunday, good for 13th place at the Navy Invitational. The United States Naval Academy (A squad) won the tournament. In their opening match Saturday morning, the Colonials (2-2) lost 13-4 to a University of Puerto Rico […]

University sells Prometheus, expands campus usage

The popularity of GW’s online educational resource, Prometheus, has grown on campus and led to its purchase by universities in the United States and Canada. On an average day during the first week of classes, more than 2,000 people logged on to the online academic tool that allows teachers to post syllabi, host discussions and […]

GW fails to score, falls prey to Tigers

The GW women’s soccer team once again failed to score as they fell 6-0 to the Princeton Tigers at Lourie-Love field Sunday. The Colonials (0-2) have not scored in 2000 and scored only 16 goals all last season. Princeton sophomore Heather Deerin began the scoring with a penalty kick in the eighth minute. The penalty, […]

GW ranks in second tier

by Meghan BurnsHatchet Staff Writer GW failed to make the U.S. News and World Report magazine’s elite list of the top 50 colleges and universities for the second year in a row this year. The U.S. News rankings, released Friday, rank schools based on criterion including academic reputation, retention, faculty resources, selectivity, financial resources, alumni […]

Getting to know the woman behind the mask

When you say the name Jessica Love, the first thought that comes to mind for many is that she simply never stops smiling. This five-foot-four-inch senior from Hilliard, Ohio is the epitome of campus spirit. Love, majoring in communication, is involved in a laundry list of activities around campus and in the community. Her most […]

District students form coalition

GW’s Student Association has joined a new effort to increase communication among five District schools. Representatives of students governments from GW, American, Howard, Georgetown and Marymount universities plan to meet regularly to discuss shared concerns about issues that affect all college students in the District. The informal group agreed to focus on three main issue […]

Where have all the true punk rockers gone?

Johnny Rotten is on VH1. Sid Vicious’ death is going on its 21st anniversary. Jello Biafra goes on spoken word tours, and The Ramones just finished playing another corporate luncheon. Punk has become a word music journalists throw around lightly, like `eclectic.’ Everybody is a punk, they even called Cyndi Lauper a punk, and the […]

Rumors of cuts concern CSAS, music faculty

Part-time applied music professors said they are baffled by what the University is calling a miscommunication between the Columbian School of Arts and Sciences and the music department that led many professors to believe their salaries would be cut until just hours before classes began. The Washington Post first reported the budget cuts Aug. 20. […]