September 28, 1998

Volume 95, Issue 17

Stories from the September 28, 1998 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Still striving to attain equality for all

(U-WIRE) STATE COLLEGE, Pa. – Throughout history, white privilege has allowed black, Hispanic and Native American people and those of other minority groups to gain only “limited acceptance.” White people have greater economic advantages, access to health care and education. An apology for slavery would not be enough to make up for the terrible occurrences. […]

Murder in Kosovo – Staff editorial

“Never again!” That was the phrase used throughout the world after World War II in reference to a horrendous act of state-sponsored genocide – the Holocaust. But while people declared that never again would the world watch passively as thousands or millions of people were murdered, that ideal has been discarded time and time again. […]

MC grumblings – Staff editorial

After years of discussion and inaction, the Marvin Center is finally being renovated. The Marvin Center is supposed to be the student union, but if the current renovation plans go through, student groups will have only portions of the building’s fourth floor to call their own. Relegating student groups to a single floor while the […]

Going all-out to bring you the truth about meals and points

“Points?” scowled the hair-net lady, swiping my GWorld card through the register at a speed well above the sound barrier. Understandably, I could not respond in time to save my precious flex-points from oblivion. “I wanted to use a meal!” I stated emphatically as she attempted to pass my card back to me. “It’s too […]

Cross Country Results

The GW Invitational GW men’s runners in the top 40(Winning time: 24:55.50) Jeff McCarthy13th26:56.71 Chris Peterson15th27:02.49 Daniel Uriano19th27:16.00 Geoff Craig21st27:21.37 Mike Donaldson26th27:42.99 Bradly Groff32nd28:05.40 Nathan Converse35th28:12.18 Christian DeLuke40th28:23.44 Women’s results were not official.

Upcoming Games

WS-women’s soccer Monday: WS vs. Wash. St.-11 a.m. Tuesday: no games scheduled Wednesday: no games scheduled Thursday: no games scheduled

Colonials take fourth, women’s race marred by error at GW meet

The GW men’s and women’s cross country teams hosted the GW Invitational Saturday morning at Bull Run Park in Centreville, Va. While the men’s team finished fourth at the meet, it’s not clear how the women’s team did. The Georgetown University women’s team dominated the race from the start. In the middle of the race, […]

GW beats Hokies to win A-10 Conference opener

The GW women’s soccer team defeated Virginia Tech 1-0 in its first Atlantic 10 match of the season Friday at Tech Soccer Field. The lone goal in the game came in the second half, when GW senior Jane Lea scored from 35 yards out on an assist by sophomore Lauren Papalia at the 72:56 mark. […]

GW crews open season at Head of the Potomac

The GW men’s and women’s crew teams opened their seasons in merciless heat Saturday at the Head of the Potomac. Before a few hundred fans and participants, the Colonials finished with positive results but no victories, competing against other collegiate crews as well as various club teams. The regatta was billed as a season-opening warm-up […]

GW routs Bonnies for third A-10 win

The GW women’s volleyball team beat St. Bonaventure Friday night at the Rielly Center, dominating the Bonnies in a three-game sweep. The Colonial women (8-4, 3-1) won their third consecutive Atlantic 10 conference match and completed their second straight sweep. GW took its momentum into the match and steamrolled the Bonnies in a one-hour match, […]