January 11, 1999

Volume 95, Issue 37

Stories from the January 11, 1999 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Colonial women lose to undefeated Virginia Tech

Since knocking off then 13th-ranked University of Arkansas, the GW women’s basketball team has been on a roller coaster ride, losing four, including a double-overtime thriller at home against Vanderbilt University, and winning four. The Colonial women (9-5, 3-2 Atlantic 10) play Duquesne at home Friday. Virginia Tech 74, GW 65 Recent history wasn’t in […]

Jack Frost soundtrack won’t warm listeners

The holiday season has come and gone, but winter is far from over. And with the arrival of cold and frosty weather comes the release of winter movies and their soundtracks. The Jack Frost soundtrack (Warner Bros.) features a collection of tunes sprinkled with holiday songs. The selection of songs for the soundtrack is solid, […]

Album offers polished sound

Rusted Root is a big time band. The band’s first major label album, When I Woke , attained platinum status in two years. The band has gone on the road with some of the most famous touring groups of our times, including The Grateful Dead, Santana and Dave Matthews Band. Its music has been used […]

Vote recount gives junior a victory in ANC election

GW junior Steven Mandelbaum was named to the local Advisory Neighborhood Commission last month after a recount gave him a one-vote margin of victory. Mandelbaum, who staged a write-in campaign, claimed the seat in single-member district 2A06 given to GW employee Gregory Scoma after the election Nov. 3. Mandelbaum defeated Scoma and incumbent Sara Maddux […]

Impeachment hearing adds to workload

The impeachment of President Clinton and the impending Senate trial have left professors and students who work in government or media juggling their class and work schedules. Professor Steve Roberts, who teaches two political communication classes about the relationship between media and government, said he and his students have had their schedules stretched by the […]

Promoting diversity – Staff Editorial

GW was cited by Black Enterprise magazine last month as one of the nation’s 50 best schools for African-American students. The University was ranked No. 36 based on more than 1,000 interviews with African-American professionals in higher education in the magazine’s first-ever rankings. Howard University was No. 5 and Georgetown University ranked No. 11. While […]

Black Enterprise gives GW high marks

GW got a pat on the back from Black Enterprise magazine when the publication’s first-ever list of the best schools for African-American students hit newsstands late last month. The University was ranked No. 36 on the list in Black Enterprise‘s January issue. Magazine executives said the rankings are based on more than 1,000 interviews with […]

Williams era could benefit University

With hope for the future, the nation’s capital inaugurated a new mayor this month and welcomed back powers previously granted to the federal government. Even before Anthony Williams (D) became the District’s fourth mayor Jan. 2, city residents were optimistic the end of former Mayor Marion Barry’s era would bring a new professionalism to city […]

News Briefs

ProEuro accepts GWorld card ProEuro Hair Design is the newest off-campus business to accept GWorld debit dollars, joining a dozen other area businesses in the program. The salon, at 2100 Pennsylvania Ave., joins off-campus partners The Burro, Capitol Grounds, DJ’s Fastbreak, Domino’s, Esteem Cleaners, Hunan Peking, The Little Caf?, Mail Boxes Etc., Quick Pita, SteakAround, […]

Joys of going home for the holidays

Three weeks off from school should be, by definition, wonderful. No classes, no reading, no papers. A chance to spend some quality time with Mom and Dad. For the good college student, a chance to earn money at that old summer job that always is glad to see you back. And of course, New Year’s […]