September 21, 1998

Volume 95, Issue 15

Stories from the September 21, 1998 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Minimum wage harms the economy

In the Sept. 14 issue of The Hatchet, an op-ed entitled “Fighting so that no one is left behind” was published. The piece’s author calls on students to support a proposed increase in the minimum wage from $5.15 an hour to $5.65 an hour. While increasing the minimum wage often is politically popular, it is […]

Baseball’s storybook season deserves a fairy tale ending

The opening acts of one of sports’ most intriguing dramas are now over. All that remains is the final scene. The 1998 Major League Baseball season already will go down in the annals of history as one of the most memorable seasons on record. Few people soon will forget watching game by game as the […]

Roll the tape – Staff editorial

Monday morning, President Clinton’s videotaped testimony before independent counsel Kenneth Starr’s grand jury will be released to the public in its entirety. Several cable news channels plan to air the tape unedited and without commentary. The major networks – ABC, NBC and CBS – plan to break into programs throughout the day with updates. The […]

GW earns first win in its seventh try

Good things come to those who wait. But the GW women’s soccer team would have preferred not to wait seven games for its first victory of the season. GW finished in third place at the James Madison University Tournament in Harrisonburg, Va., this weekend after losing to JMU and beating the University of Arizona. The […]

Sports briefs

A-10 sets site of women’s basketball championship The 1999 Atlantic 10 women’s basketball championship will be held at the new Forum at the Apollo of Temple in Philadelphia, A-10 commissioner Linda Bruno announced Thursday. For the last two seasons the A-10 Championship has been held at campus sites for the first two rounds before moving […]

Cirque du Soleil dazzles with circus artistry

Cirque du Soleil’s Quidam brings together graceful acrobatics, sophisticated visual effects and an eclectic mix of music for an exceptional night of entertainment. Quidam’s unique use of light, music and color distinguishes it from traditional circus performances. All 11 acts are filled with imagination and talent. The visual artistry of the show is unmatched. Quidam […]

Split verdict for GW on the road in Ohio

The GW women’s volleyball team didn’t come up with any surprises this weekend on a road trip through Ohio. The Colonial women (6-4) lost to perennial league power Dayton before earning their first Atlantic 10 victory of 1998 with a five-game win over Xavier a day later. “I am definitely pleased overall,” GW head coach […]

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GW men’s soccer drops pair of matches at GMU Classic

The GW men’s soccer team went into the George Mason University Soccer Classic this weekend in desperate need of a victory or even a good showing. It got neither. The Colonials were outscored 5-1 and outshot 30-12 in two weekend losses, one to Drexel University Sunday and another against Towson University Saturday. GW(1-7) has lost […]

Agents of Good Roots steps closer to fame

The name of the band is Agents of Good Roots. Its latest album is entitled One by One (RCA Records). And the bottom line is: The band has talent. The second-stage band from Richmond, Va., is teetering on the brink of the mainstream. Capable of capturing an audience with its diverse instrumental tunes, Agents of […]