November 2, 1998

Volume 95, Issue 28

Stories from the November 2, 1998 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Mired in Mud – Staff editorial

Willie Horton. A pair of white hands crumpling the official notification that an employee was fired because of affirmative action quotas. An idyllic picture of a little girl picking daisies in a field changing to the countdown to a nuclear explosion. All are famous negative advertisements from past American elections. But compared to the gutter-level […]

Upcoming games

MBB-men’s basketballWBB-women’s basketballWT-women’s tennis*- exhibition Monday: WT at Rolex Champ.WBB vs. Athletes in Action-7 p.m.* Tuesday: WT at Rolex Champ. Wednesday: WT at Rolex Champ.MBB vs. One World Basketball-7:30 p.m.* Thursday: no games scheduled

Late games

The GW men’s water polo team advanced to the Collegiate Water Polo Association Eastern Championships with an 8-5 win over Salem-Teikyo University Saturday. GW lost 7-6 to the U.S. Naval Academy, and 9-7 to Princeton University. Look for coverage in Thursday’s issue of The GW Hatchet.

Colonials place 17th of 18, but have best-ever ODU tourney

The GW golf team suffered a bit of a setback last week in an otherwise successful season, finishing 17th out of 18 teams at the Old Dominion University/Seascape Collegiate Golf Tournament. Host ODU won the two-day 36-hole tournament Oct. 26-27 with an overall score of 559 (17-under). Coastal Carolina University finished second with 560 (16-under). […]

Classifieds [11/2/98]

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GW earns two easy conference victories

The GW women’s volleyball team defeated two weak Atlantic 10 foes this week to improve its standing in the conference. The Colonial women (15-8, 9-5 A-10) swept St. Bonaventure at home and handled Fordham on the road. GW has an important weekend coming up as it faces Rhode Island Friday and Massachusetts Saturday. GW 3, […]

Student voter turnout to impact ANC race

More than 800 GW students are expected to vote locally in Tuesday’s midterm elections, up from about 100 students in the 1996 elections, said Adam Siple, director of GW Votes. The increase could have a significant impact on the Advisory Neighborhood Commission races. Foggy Bottom, part of ANC district 2A, has some of the tightest […]

GW wins pair to end A-10 regular season

The GW women’s soccer team was guaranteed a place in the Atlantic 10 Tournament before this weekend’s final regular season conference matches. But the Colonial women played like something important was at stake, rolling to a pair of victories over Temple and St. Joseph’s in Philadelphia. GW (11-9, 9-2 A-10) also lost in overtime to […]

Schroeder touts women’s power

Former U.S. Rep. Pat Schroeder (D-Colo.) told a mostly female audience gathered at the Mount Vernon campus’ Post Hall Thursday that women must take a proactive role in politics. Schroeder spoke about her years in the U.S. House of Representatives, urging women to use their power in politics. She also signed copies of her recent […]

GW harriers take ninth at A-10s

The GW men’s and women’s cross country teams weren’t expecting to win the Atlantic 10 Championships in Philadelphia Saturday. Both GW squads also didn’t expect to finish ninth at the 11-team conference meet, but that’s what they did. The men finished with a total of 224 points, beating just Xavier and St. Bonaventure. St. Joseph’s […]