March 4, 1999

Volume 95, Issue 53

Stories from the March 4, 1999 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Colonials edge UMBC for victory, end five-game skid

After losing five games in a row, the GW baseball team bounced back to beat winless University of Maryland-Baltimore County 4-3 Wednesday afternoon at Barcroft Park. “I was glad to see us get into a one-run game and pull it out,” GW head coach Tom Walter said. “It’s good for our confidence.” Confidence is what […]

Rogers, Gomez named the best in A-10

GW came away with the Atlantic 10’s highest individual men’s and women’s basketball awards, both released in the last week. The A-10 named both Shawnta Rogers and Noelia Gomez conference Players of the Year Feb. 25 and March 2, respectively. Rogers is the first player ever to lead the A-10 in scoring, assists and steals. […]

Club Roundup

Badminton:The GW badminton club had a strong showing at the Northeast Regional Collegiate Championships in Swarthmore, Pa., Feb. 21. In women’s singles, GW’s Holly Raiter was defeated in the finals. Chrissy Carmody and Raiter lost in the semifinals of women’s doubles. In men’s singles, Adly Yacob and Shahril Abas made it to the quarterfinals. Yacob […]

GW faces Dayton in A-10 tourney

The GW men’s basketball team will face Dayton in the Atlantic 10 Tournament quarterfinals Thursday night at Philadelphia’s First Union Spectrum at 7 p.m. GW, the A-10 West Division champion, is on a two-game winning streak after last Saturday’s thrilling victory over Xavier. A-10 Player of the Year Shawnta Rogers leads the Colonials into Philadelphia […]

Rice wins SA presidency; Sadler, Leu face off for EVP

Alexis Rice got good news as the sun rose over J Street Thursday morning. The Joint Elections Committee declared Rice the new Student Association president after more than six hours of waiting for results. “I’m really shocked,” said Rice, who received 868 votes. “We ran a clean, honest, fair campaign that was focused on the […]

Mob Hit

New York’s most powerful gangster becomes the new head of his crime family. The Feds want him out. The leader of another family wants him dead. Analyze This (Warner Bros.) purposely pushes all the Hollywood mobster clich?s but adds a comedic twist. The result is a surprisingly heart-warming film with fresh, witty writing. Analyze This […]

Fraternities circumvent University’s keg policy

GW fraternities are violating University policies that ban kegs and other “common source” containers at parties, said several fraternity members and Tracie Anzaldi, the University’s coordinator for Greek affairs. Anzaldi, a member of the University’s Alcohol Review and Request Committee, said “bring your own beer” policies have never been enforced on campus. She said she […]

By 5 a.m., J Street scene turns surreal

Emcee Anthony Rizzuto strolls to the front of J Street, microphone in hand, and opens the student election festivities Wednesday night. “Welcome to Election Night ’99,” he says in a nasal voice. His pronouncement is answered by scattered cheers and a groan from the crowd. It’s 11:30. The night is young. Election night is a […]

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