September 3, 1998

Volume 95, Issue 10

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

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 […]

GW searches for space on crowded campus

With GW recently recapturing a berth in U.S. News & World Report‘s list of the top 50 universities in the nation, more students may flock to GW for an education. But, with more students on the way to a campus where students are living in study lounges, administrators and students could face a space crunch. […]

Ollie North brings voice of conservatism to GW

Former U.S. Marine Lt. Col. Ollie North delivered a message of “hope and encouragement for the future” to a standing room only crowd in the Dorothy Betts Marvin Theatre Wednesday night. But his appearance at GW marked more than a motivational seminar for the College Republicans. As the organization starts the year under the leadership […]

DNC chair visits GW to discuss party goals

Steven Grossman, chairman of the Democratic National Committee, focused on the party’s goals for the coming election season in a speech to the College Democrats Tuesday night. Drawing a crowd of more than 250 students from GW and nearby American University, Grossman spoke for nearly an hour and answered questions from the audience. Grossman, who […]


Silver sequins, go-go boots and funkateers invaded The Bayou Sunday night in anticipation of The Original Parliament’s unmistakable funk. After all, it is funkadelic. What could be expected? Fuzzy Haskins, Grady Thomas, Calvin Simon and Ray Davis strutted in full costume, playing P-Funk classics such as “Flashlight,” “Cosmic Slop,” “Atomic Dog” and “Testify.” Glitter, psychedelic […]