September 3, 1998

Volume 95, Issue 10

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

GW Independent ends run after attempt to go weekly

The GW Independent, which changed its name and production schedule this semester in an attempt to become a more mainstream newspaper, ceased publication this week, Editor in Chief Jeff Baxter said. The weekly publication began in 1994 as The Authority, an offshoot of the American Collegiate Conservatives. It had most recently published under the name […]

Clinton attack on terrorist targets demonstrates U.S. policy failure

The United States took drastic measures recently when it launched a cruise missile strike against terrorist camps in Afghanistan. Following the attack, President Clinton claimed the United States had struck back at terrorists allegedly responsible for bombing two U.S. embassies in Africa, killing more than 260 people. Clinton added that the strike was necessary to […]

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 […]