October 5, 1998

Volume 95, Issue 19

Stories from the October 5, 1998 issue of the GW Hatchet.

GW could notify parents about alcohol violations under new bill

The University will have the option to notify the parents of students who violate alcohol and drug laws and policies under legislation passed by Congress last week. The provision is an amendment to the Higher Education Reauthorization Act that was passed by the U.S. Senate Sept. 29 and the House Sept. 28. The amendment, proposed […]

Women’s soccer stretches winning streak to five

The GW women’s soccer team that lost its first six games is much different than the team that has won its last five, head coach Michele Rodriguez-Smith said. “We were sick of losing, that’s the big thing,” she said. “We regained our focus and decided to put everything behind us, put the losses behind us […]

Spirit Week to kick off basketball season

The first annual Spirit Week celebration will begin Oct. 11 with a series of events the SA said it hopes will promote school spirit and kick off the basketball season. Spirit Week officially opens with the men’s water polo match at the Smith Center Oct. 11, followed by a men’s soccer match against Rhode Island, […]

GW loses, ties in A-10 matches

The GW men’s soccer team went on the road this weekend to face Atlantic 10 competition and came out of the trip with a draw and a loss. At La Salle Sunday, the Colonials managed a 2-2 tie after falling to Fordham 1-0 in overtime Friday. After defeating Howard University in the season opener, GW […]

Latinos for Progress shares rich heritage

Latinos for Progress has organized a series of programs for Hispanic Heritage Month to educate GW students about Hispanic culture and heritage while celebrating GW’s Latino student community. A barbecue Sept. 15 kicked off the nationally recognized Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs through Oct. 15. LFP members will participate in upcoming events to recognize Hispanic […]

Water polo defeats Richmond

A balanced offensive attack and help from a large, vocal crowd during its first home game of the season, helped the GW men’s water polo team defeat the University of Richmond 15-7 Wednesday night. The eight-goal margin of victory was a substantial improvement over GW’s three wins over Richmond earlier in the season, in which […]

Team GW joins the march to overcome AIDS

Toward the end of the fifth mile, the GW AIDS Walk team began to sing the GW fight song, Broadway showtunes and television theme songs – anything to keep them moving under the steel gray sky. The 12th Annual AIDS Walk Washington benefited the Whitman-Walker Clinic, a Washington area health services provider that caters primarily […]

Aerosmith shows its staying power with 12th album

The wonders never cease when talking about the band Aerosmith. With all band members well into their 40s, Aerosmith still is rocking as hard as it did 20 years ago. Aerosmith guitarist Brad Whitford revealed the secret behind the band’s incredible staying power in a telephone interview Sept. 25. “It’s a burning desire,” he simply […]

SA resolution targets accountability, fairness

The Student Association recently proposed the creation of a separate fund for money the SA and Program Board receive from the University fee in an effort to increase accountability within the administration, SA Executive Vice President Jesse Strauss said. But the SA’s request has triggered questions about the SA’s own credibility, student leaders said. Strauss […]

Intensity and desire motivate Guster to pursue its goals

Down to earth, optimistic and determined are just a few adjectives that describe the continuously rising band, Guster. Before an exhilarating performance at the 9:30 Club Thursday, vocalist and guitarist Adam Gardner spoke about the band’s past experiences, present plans and future goals during a backstage interview. The trio met at Tufts University in 1992 […]