April 2, 1998

Volume 94, Issue 33

Stories from the April 2, 1998 issue of the GW Hatchet.


A statement by Mary Jo Warner, the senior associate director of athletics at GW, was attributed incorrectly in the March 26 edition of The GW Hatchet (“Women’s water polo pushes for varsity status,” p.1). The article said GW has just started the process to ensure it complies with the law (meaning Title IX of the […]

Upchucking games

GgolfNP-nose pickingUFultimate frisbeeTTtupperware throwingBM-bong makingKSkeg standing Monday: G at YaleUF vs. FU12 p.m. The day after: NP vs. Harvard7 p.m.KS at Florida State12 a.m. The day after that: BM at UC-Santa Barbara3 a.m. A while from now: TT vs. Brown8 p.m.

Blues returns with Mooney’s performance at Wolf Trap

The Blues are alive and well. Saturday, April 4, John Mooney and Bluesiana invade the Barns of Wolf Trap. Mooney plays his electric guitar with a fire-and-brimstone intensity that would make Puritan preacher Jonathan Edwards proud. Some say Mooney has made a pact with the devil. Others attribute his blistering hand speed and raunchy sound […]

Crews start spring with wins

The men’s and women’s crew teams took big steps in their respective programs when they began their spring seasons at Lake Cayuga in Ithaca, N.Y. March 28. The men’s varsity eight registered an impressive victory over the Rochester Institute of Technology, while the women’s varsity eight and varsity four both notched victories over Cornell University, […]

GW basketball: sex, drugs and rock ‘n roll

Editors’ note: Since we are such poor journalists and too damn lazy to write an actual feature story, we have provided the word-for-word transcript of our interview with GW men’s basketball player Pack the Bong, women’s basketball player Chastity Myass and Sports Misinformation Director Backedup Bowels GWobe: Lets begin with men’s basketball forward Pack the […]

Recess brings world college comedy festivalto GW campus

It’s not often something really fun happens on campus, but Recess is bringing “Slate: The World College Comedy Festival” to GW this weekend for just that purpose. Thursday, improvisational troupes from all over the East Coast will begin to arrive on campus. Groups from Georgetown, American, Cornell, William & Mary and Tufts will attend. Most […]

Inexperience, rain hurt GW golf team at Loyola Invit.

After a rough fall season, the GW golf team returned to the links in March for three outings, including its latest tournament – a 10th-place finish at the Loyola Invitational in Baltimore, Md. March 23 and 24. GW’s team score of (642) placed the Colonials in the middle of the field of 20 teams at […]

GW baseball team suffers huge loss to little leaguers

In what was supposed to be a break from a rigorous schedule in the first half of the season, the GW baseball team was beaten like a red-headed stepchild 69-0 in an exhibition game with the Dodgers, a little league team from Alexandria, Va. GW head coach Dontdrinkthe Water thought the opposition wasn’t quite playing […]

GW revamps image with redesigned logo

Throw out your GW T-shirts and hats, and rip the sticker off the back of your car window – they soon will be out of style. A new University logo will replace the current one on everything from Colonials’ basketball uniforms to GW mugs and water bottles, said Director of Auxiliary and Institutional Services Nancy […]

Sports Tighty Whities

Golf team to “fuck up” Yale squad Having discovered that the Yale University golf team was behind the theft of its clubs in November, the GW golf team vowed to get payback last week. “Those motherfuckers stole our clubs when we were up in New Haven, so we’re gonna fuck ’em up,” said GW Coach […]