October 26, 1998

Volume 95, Issue 26

Stories from the October 26, 1998 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Upcoming games

G-golfWS-women’s soccer Monday: G at ODU Intercollegiate Tuesday: G at ODU Intercollegiate Wednesday: WS at Maryland-7 p.m. Thursday: no games scheduled

Congressional bungling – Staff editorial

In its rush to approve a budget and go home to campaign, Congress scuttled a D.C. referendum that would have let District residents decide whether to approve the use of medicinal marijuana. In a city that is supposed to be the center of democratic government, Congress1 interference in the District1s affairs is an attack on […]

GW splits pair, stays near top of the A-10

Despite a loss to conference-leading Dayton, the GW women1s soccer team solidified its chances of making the Atlantic 101s postseason. The loss to Dayton dropped the Colonial women from first to third place in the conference, but they came back to beat second-place Xavier Sunday to take over the second spot in the A-10 with […]

GW defeats Xavier for its third victory

The two games the GW men1s soccer team played last weekend could not have been more different. One day, GW suffered a drubbing at the hands of Dayton, the top team in the Atlantic 10. Two days later, the Colonials earned a thrilling 2-1 overtime victory against the conference1s second-best team, Xavier. The win over […]

Colonials win 10 of 13 events to beat Navy in season opener

Other than the relay events, collegiate swimming and diving doesn1t appear to be much of a team sport on the surface. But GW swimming and diving head coach Dan Rhinehart said that1s what the GW men1s swimming team gave in a 128-114 victory over the U.S. Naval Academy Saturday at the Smith Center. The win […]

GW downs Xavier, falls to Dayton in A-10 play

The Colonial women split a pair of Atlantic 10 matches at the Smith Center this weekend, dominating Xavier Friday night and falling to Dayton Saturday. Against Xavier, GW displayed signs it should be considered a postseason threat in the A-10. But the loss to Dayton proved the conference clearly has teams superior to GW. GW […]

Classifieds [10/26/98]

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Club sports roundup

Ice Hockey The GW ice hockey club opened its season Oct. 15 with a 9-1 victory over American University at Fort Dupont Ice Rink. Senior Bryce Wendel scored the first GW goal of the season on a pass from junior Tej Datta 5:15 into the first period. GW was outshot by American, but GW goalie […]

Trustees expand fund-raising effort

The GW Board of Trustees approved a $200 million expansion of the University1s Centuries Campaign Friday, setting a fund-raising goal of $500 million by 2003. The Centuries Campaign, which was established as part of the University1s 175th anniversary celebration in 1996, already has raised $230 million for the University, reaching nearly 80 percent of its […]

Depeche Mode compiles 12 years of brilliance

After skirting along the swampy edges of the music world for nearly two decades, Depeche Mode has combined the brilliance of its last 12 years on its new album, The Singles 86>98 (Mute/Reprise Records). The two-disc set compiles all the band’s singles from 1986 to the present. The set serves as a great introduction to […]