October 29, 1998

Volume 95, Issue 27

Stories from the October 29, 1998 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Upcoming games

CC-cross countryMS-men’s soccer WS-women’s soccer WVB-women’s volleyball WP-water polo WT-women’s tennis Thursday: no games scheduled Friday: MS vs. St. Joe’s-3 p.m. WS at St. Joe’s-7 p.m. Saturday: WVB vs. St. Bonaventure-3 p.m. CC at A-10 Champ.-10 a.m. WP at Southern Champ.* WT at Rolex Champ. Sunday: MS vs. Temple-2 p.m. WS at Temple-1 p.m. WP […]

Creatine isn’t necessarily a bad thing

I would like to point out a few discrepancies in the Oct. 19 front-page article, “Creatine fad muscles its way onto campus.” The side effects from creatine use are not a reason for considering the supplement “bad” or a hazard to athletes. If someone eats a certain kind of food that does not agree with […]

GW wins seven of eight on West Coast swing

The GW water polo team’s weeklong West Coast trip got off to a rocky start when head coach Van Hoffman discovered his team had not been scheduled to play in its first event, the Claremont-McKenna Tournament. But after the auspicious start, the Colonials (17-8) rolled over their competition, winning seven of eight matches. “I was […]

Hungry Hungry Hippos bring an appetite for ultimate frisbee to GW

No shirt, no shoes – that’s fine, but how about a dress? Welcome to the counterculture known as ultimate frisbee. With music in the background and people wearing anything from women’s clothing to traditional athletic gear, this game relies as much on its social traditions – or lack thereof – as on the sport itself. […]

Late games

Women’s volleyball: GW defeated Fordham, 5-15, 15-8, 15-11 and 15-3 Wednesday in the Bronx, N.Y. The Colonial women managed a .239 hitting percentage to Fordham’s .160 hitting percentage. GW (14-8, 8-5 A-10) was led by Tai Bethune, who led all players with 18 kills, while Renee Arnold who tallied 10 kills. Women’s soccer: GW lost […]