January 11, 1999

Volume 95, Issue 37

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

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 […]

By the numbers

Which side in the NBA dispute did you favor – the owners or the players?Owners 32%Players 23%Both 2%Neither 19%No Opinion 24% How much have you missed watching NBA basketball since the dispute started?A great deal 11%Some 12%A little 14%Not at all 60% Now that the lockout is over, will you watch the remaining NBA games:More […]

Out of the shadows, into the spotlight

<a href="http://www.uwiretoday.com"(U-WIRE) GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Elizabeth Hanford Dole’s resignation as president of the American Red Cross has some of her advisers hinting that she could be clearing a path for the Republican Party’s nomination for the 2000 presidential election. With that announcement, Dole joins a small group of other hopefuls vying for the Republican nomination. […]

Trying to counter Prop. 209’s effects

<a href="http://www.uwiretoday.com"(U-WIRE) ANN ARBOR, Mich. – The predictions that California’s Proposition 209 would erode the diverse student body on University of California campuses have come true in the past year. Since the implementation of Proposition 209, which outlawed affirmative action at the university, the enrollment of black, Latino and Native American students collectively dropped 9.5 […]

Fouling out – Staff Editorial

The National Basketball Association’s six-month lockout of its players has ended finally. Players will be forced to earn a living with maximum salary caps of $14 million for 10-year veterans and a minimum salary of $275,000. For fans, it was difficult to figure out who to support during the lockout – greedy owners who want […]

Upcoming Games

G-gymnasticsMBB-men’s basketball Monday: no games scheduled Tuesday: no games scheduled Wednesday: G at Seattle Pacific-7 p.m. Thursday: MBB vs. Dayton-7:30 p.m.

Colonials rout La Salle for fourth straight win

After losing a pair of games at the BB&T Classic Dec. 6 and 7, the GW men’s basketball team has won five of its last six games. GW’s only loss during that stretch came at Siena College, and the Colonials have won their first two Atlantic 10 Conference games, including a rout of La Salle […]

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 […]