September 3, 1998

Volume 95, Issue 10

Stories from the September 3, 1998 issue of the GW Hatchet.

GW tries to refine recycling program

As the city’s department of public works considers re-implementing a recycling program in the District, GW’s Recycling Initiative doing its part to improve the environment, said Tim Assal, the initiative’s codirector. But questions linger about how many products actually get recycled on campus. The Green University program originally was funded as an academic program, but […]

Freshmen play through nervousness in impressive GW soccer debut

If Courtney Wright was nervous, it didn’t show. Seventeen minutes into her collegiate soccer debut, Wright scored her first goal for the GW women’s soccer team. But she wasn’t the only freshman who played well for the Colonial women in Tuesday’s 5-4 loss to the sixth-ranked University of Virginia. Midfielder Keisha Christoph, defender Angelica Caramanica […]

Greek organizations plan day of outreach

GW’s Greek-letter system will give students a chance to “get their hands dirty” at the system’s first Community Outreach Day Friday, said Tracie Anzaldi, coordinator of Greek affairs and spirit events. “The main point (of Community Outreach Day) is to provide a connection for students to the community,” she said. For two hours, volunteers will […]

Men’s soccer team downs Howard

On paper, Wednesday’s men’s soccer match between GW and Howard University appeared to be a mismatch. The Colonials started five freshmen and were without the services of co-captain Ben Ferry, who is sidelined with a knee injury. Howard lost just one senior from a team that went to the NCAA Tournament a year ago. But […]

Teen enrolls in Berkeley’s doctoral program

(U-WIRE) BERKELEY, Calif. – Having just received his master’s degree in chemistry, 14-year-old Michael Kearney wants to bring his intelligence to the University of California-Berkeley to pursue a doctorate in biochemistry. Kearney, who graduated last month from Middle Tennessee State University with an A-minus grade point average, is on the road to being called “doctor” […]

Upcoming Games

MS-men’s soccer MWP-men’s water polo WS-women’s soccer WVB-women’s volleyball *at Phoenix Airport Hilton Challenge ** at Colorado # at Navy Tournament TBD-to be determined Thursday: no games scheduled Friday: WVB vs. Loyola Marymount-11 a.m.* WVB at Arizona St.-7 p.m.* WS vs. Colorado Coll.-2 p.m.** MWP vs. UMass-B-7:45 p.m.# Saturday: WVB vs. Connecticut-1 p.m.* MS at […]

SA leaders question student fee allocation

Voicing frustration about the University’s high student fee, Student Association Executive Vice President Jesse Strauss said the fees serve as an administrative “slush fund” because students directly control only a small portion of the funds. “Students only have direct control over four percent of the student fee because that is the only portion of the […]

GW volleyball wins season’s first match

The GW women’s volleyball team survived a scare in its season opener Tuesday night, beating the University of Maryland-Baltimore County, three games to one. After forging a 2-1 lead, GW struggled to put the Retrievers away. Game four proved to be the most evenly matched and exciting, as GW fought back to tie or go […]

GWorld glitch locks out students

Students who live on campus lost access to their residence halls Saturday morning when the GWorld system went down. The GWorld card office is trying to determine the cause of the failure that left students propping open front doors and waiting for elevators, as card readers both inside and outside of most residence halls failed. […]

GW women fall short in bid to upset Virginia in opener

Nobody would have blamed the GW women’s soccer team if it had chosen to give up after falling three goals behind the University of Virginia Tuesday at South Riding Field. But the Colonial women didn’t give anyone the chance. After the Cavaliers took a 5-2 lead with 10 minutes left in the game, the Colonial […]