September 25, 2000

Volume 97, Issue 14

Stories from the September 25, 2000 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Sorority celebrates anniversary

GW’s first historically black Greek-letter organization, Delta Sigma Theta, Inc., celebrated its 25th anniversary this weekend. The festivities were part of the many events of Alumni Weekend. I think it’s a testament to the strength of our sisterhood, said 1977 GW graduate Monica Jordan, who was a charter member of the sorority. It’s a connection […]

Volleyball pounds Fordham

The GW women’s volleyball team rebounded from its loss to Temple by pounding host Fordham in three games Friday night. The Colonials’ 15-12, 15-3, 15-11 beating of the Rams at the Rose Hill Gym was led by senior Tracee Brown, who nailed 21 of GW’s 52 kills in the match. All six GW freshman competed […]

GW will throw Inaugural Ball

The glitz, glamour, taffeta and silk that can only adorn Washington D.C. during inauguration season will descend upon GW Jan. 20, when the University will host its own Inaugural Ball. The Inaugural Ball will bring the GW community together for a night of food and entertainment to celebrate the Inauguration of the 43rd president of […]

Alumni, coaches and players row in invitational

The GW women’s crew team competed in the Head of the Potomac, a three-mile race including collegiate and club teams, Saturday afternoon. The United States Naval Academy, Georgetown and the Potomac Boat Club provided tough competition for the Colonial crew. In the women’s open eight event, the women’s varsity boat finished in second place behind […]

Students evicted from GW housing

The University has removed five students from residence halls for violating Residence Hall License Agreements this year, said David Pine, director of GW’s Student Judicial Services. Of these, two freshmen were removed and six had cancellations deferred. GW removed the same number of students from on-campus housing last year at this time. Ten other students […]

Upcoming Games

Upcoming games Monday – Men’s Soccer vs. Howard 2 p.mGolf at St. Bonaventure-Keenan Classic 9 a.m. Tuesday – Volleyball at La Salle 6:30 p.m. Wednesday – Water Polo vs. Johns Hopkins 7 p.m.

GW Faculty Senate proposes new graduate school

The Faculty Senate is considering adding a graduate school for professional studies to fill a recent increase in demand for professional education, according to a committee assigned to report on the benefits of adding the school. The Joint Task Force on the College of Professional Studies, a 14-member group that was formed in February, recommended […]

Sports briefs

Gencsoy, First battle Notre Dame opponents The GW women’s tennis team played competitively over the weekend at an eight-team tournament at the University of Maryland, which featured No. 15 Notre Dame University. GW’s Nazli Gencsoy and Lindy First each took their Notre Dame opponents to three sets, but neither could pull out a victory. First […]

Spotlight – Roller coasters . dream or scream machines?

To be flung into the air at 70 miles per hour on a suspended roller coaster certainly gives one an incredible heart-in-your-throat adrenaline rush. This motion madness called the roller coaster has become a popular attraction and holiday hotspot. Students take the roller coaster’s existence for granted, as if it has been here since the […]