January 18, 1999

Volume 95, Issue 39

Stories from the January 18, 1999 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Women’s basketball AP Top 25

1. Connecticut (45) 14-0 2. Tennessee 13-23. Louisiana Tech 11-24. Penn State 15-25. Notre Dame 13-26. N. Carolina St. 14-17. Georgia 16-28. Iowa State 12-29. Duke 16-110. Auburn 14-211. Rutgers 11-312. UCLA 9-413. Illinois 14-514. LSU 12-315. Texas Tech 13-216. Arizona 14-217. Santa Barbara 13-318. Old Dominion 11-319. Purdue 10-520. Boston College 15-321. Tulane 14-222. […]

Bauhaus produces mediocre album with flavorful bits

Live albums almost always are a hit-or-miss affair. Few reach the heights of the likes of Spiritualized’s Live at the Royal Albert Hall. On the album, the band’s music expands into a grand, overwhelming sound only hinted at on the studio albums. Instead, most live albums scrape the absolute bottom of the barrel. The seminal […]

GW remembers law student killed in hit and run accident

GW mourned the loss of law student Seth Wadley, who was killed in December by an alleged drunk driver, at a memorial service Thursday. Wadley, 24, died at GW Hospital Dec. 20 as about a dozen of his family and friends gathered outside his hospital room. The Washington Post reported Wadley and two friends were […]

MVC, neighbors reach accord on campus plan

The Board of Zoning Adjustment unanimously approved the Mount Vernon College campus plan Dec. 15 following an agreement between the Foxhall/Palisades neighborhoods and GW. In early December, GW and the neighborhood reached an agreement with the assistance of a mediator. Mount Vernon Executive Dean Grae Baxter said dialogue always existed between the Palisades neighborhood and […]

Scenes from the journey of a lifetime

(U-WIRE) GOLAN HEIGHTS, ISRAEL – Jewish college students from the United States found themselves in a key piece of territory in the Middle East this month while the leaders of Israel and Syria met in West Virginia to discuss peace. Participants in the Israel 2000 program were in the Golan Heights, an area of Israel […]

News Briefs

Courts postpone sentencing of former GW student Former GW student Ed Meinert, who pled guilty to two counts of first-degree fraud Oct. 7, had his sentencing postponed until April 10. Meinert’s sentencing, originally scheduled for Dec. 13, was postponed to Dec. 21 after his lawyer, Joseph Jorgens, asked a federal judge to postpone the hearing, […]

Students remember journalism mentor

The United States was facing the fight of its life at the height of the Vietnam War when GW alumnus Berl Brechner was drafted. But Brechner honed his writing skills, not his military deftness, at GW. That is why former Professor Robert Willson called a friend at the Pentagon. Willson assisted Brechner in getting a […]


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