November 5, 1998

Volume 95, Issue 29

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

Local residents defeat students in ANC

Three GW undergradautes were shut out of the Advisory Neighborhood Commission in Tuesday’s election as local residents rallied to keep ANC 2A student-free as it has been for almost three decades. The trio hoped to become the first students on the board, but lost in tight local races in which their candidacies sparked much of […]

Colonials run over One World

GW men’s basketball coach Tom Penders promised to bring exciting, up-tempo play to the Smith Center this winter. He delivered Wednesday night as the Colonials rolled to a 108-81 victory over One World Basketball in the team’s first exhibition game of the season, highlighted by a 64-point GW first half. The game was an up-tempo […]

TicketMaster doles out more Dalai Lama tickets

Students interested in attending the Dalai Lama’s upcoming lecture began lining up as early as 9 p.m. Sunday to be among the first in line for the second round of ticket distribution Monday morning. The Dalai Lama, the exiled spiritual leader of Tibet, will speak as part of GW’s “Democratic Invention” series at Lisner Auditorium […]

Upcoming games

C-crewG-golfMBB-men’s basketballSD-swimming & divingWBB-women’s basketballWVB-women’s volleyballWS-women’s soccer*if necessary**exhibition Thursday: no games scheduled Friday: WS vs. Xavier-8 p.m.*WVB at URI-7 p.m.MBB vs. Court Authority-7:30 p.m.** Saturday: WVB at UMass-7 p.m.C at Princeton ChaseG at Delaware Invit.SD vs. Va. Tech-11 a.m. Sunday: WS vs. UMass/Dayton*G at Delaware Invit.WBB vs. Russian Jr. Nat.-7 p.m.**

Williams wins easily, Barry’s reign ends

Democrat Anthony Williams won a landslide victory in the D.C. mayoral election Tuesday, defeating Republican Carol Schwartz and ending the long, scandal-tarnished era of Mayor Marion Barry. “Today in our city, a voice was heard,” Williams said at his victory gala at the Mayflower Hotel. “And they said, `We want our city back.’ “ The […]

GW water polo advances to Easterns

The GW men’s water polo team placed fourth out of eight teams last weekend in the Collegiate Water Polo Association Southern Championships, earning a trip to the Eastern Championships. The Colonials opened the weekend with an 8-5 victory over Salem-Teikyo University, but then lost to the U.S. Naval Academy and Princeton University. GW entered the […]

Students sign up for waiting list for spring residence hall spaces

The University’s housing services office began collecting names for a waiting list of undergraduate students currently living off campus who want to return to GW residence halls next spring. Staffers in the housing services office, located on the first floor of New Hall, said it had 14 students on the waiting list at the close […]

Sports brief

A-10 honors GW swimmers Two members of the GW men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams were named Performers of the Week by the Atlantic 10 Conference. Junior Juan Bocanegra earned the award on the men’s side. He won the 200-yard individual medley against Duquesne and the College of William & Mary Saturday with a […]

GW professor analyzes Glenn’s space mission

GW Professor John Logsdon, director of the Space Policy Institute and Center for International Science and Technology Policy, took to the airwaves this week to explain to viewers in America and Europe the significance of the space shuttle Discovery’s research mission. Logsdon said astronaut and U.S. Sen. John Glenn (D-Ohio) got the public to pay […]

Weekend Warriors

Danny Ponzo was terrified the night before he left. The GW freshman lay awake in bed, contemplating the challenges of the upcoming weekend – the obstacle courses that would leave his body bruised for days, the nighttime land navigation exercises that would require him to navigate through a pitch black forest with only the faint […]