April 12, 1999

Volume 95, Issue 62

Stories from the April 12, 1999 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Mayor Giuliani’s failures and oversight cause NYPD’s blues

(U-WIRE) SAN DIEGO – In the wake of the murder indictments of four of New York City’s finest, the nation’s largest police department and the city’s top officials are experiencing a wave of public resentment and protests. Their outrage is justified. The indictments of the four white police officers came after they fired 41 shots […]

Colonials take third at A-10 Tournament

The GW golf team made a run at the Atlantic 10 Championship during the first two days of the tournament, but the Colonials fell short Sunday and took third place at Southpointe Golf Club in Canonsburg, Pa. GW finished with a final score of 911 (47-over), 17 strokes behind A-10 champion Rhode Island (894, 30-over). […]

Upcoming Games

B-baseballMT-men’s tennisWT-women’s tennis Monday: no games scheduled Tuesday: WT vs. Temple-2 p.m.B at UMBC-3 p.m. Wednesday: B vs. Navy-3 p.m.MT at Georgetown-3 p.m. Thursday: WT at Georgetown-3 p.m.

Sports Briefs

Gymnasts compete in NCAAs Devin McCalla and Darden Wilee of the GW gymnastics team took eighth and 11th respectively in the all-around competition at the 1999 NCAA Region 6 Gymnastics Championships at the West Virginia University Coliseum Saturday. Out of the six gymnasts invited to compete only in the all-around, McCalla finished first with a […]

Colonial rowers place fifth in GW Crew Classic

It was a beautiful day on the Potomac River Saturday for the 12th Annual GW Invitational Crew Classic, but the only emotion the Colonials could muster was disappointment. At 4:20 p.m., when the long day of rowing finally ended for GW, the Colonials had accumulated only 19 points, good for fifth place. The winner of […]

Bhangra Blowout draws large crowd for fun night

One of the team’s songs at the Bhangra Blowout April 3 said “what we need in this place is more bass.” But the Bhangra Blowout didn’t lack anything. It had amazing music, colorful dress and remarkable dancing. And to top it off, GW’s team won first place in the 12-team competition. Bhangra Blowout is a […]

GW fires employee accused of stealing student mail

The U.S. Postal Inspector’s Office is investigating a GW mail room employee who is suspected of stealing about $5,000 in cash and checks from student mail last month, said Jim Miller, GW Mail Services site manager. The male employee, who had worked at the University for 60 days, was targeted as a suspect by postal […]

Professor, survivor offers glimpse into Nazi horrors

“What is 6 million people?” asks the slightly graying, soft-spoken professor in heavily accented English. “Just statistics, you can’t even comprehend what is 6 million people,” he answers himself. Dr. Gideon Frieder, a professor in GW’s School of Engineering and Applied Science, doesn’t intend to tell his personal story at Hillel Monday night as part […]

Dignitaries discuss an expanded NATO

Representatives of NATO’s three newest member nations spoke in the Marvin Center ballroom Thursday about their countries’ entry into the alliance. Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic became the first former Warsaw Pact countries to enter NATO, officially joining the organization last month. Hungarian Ambassador G?za Jeszenszky, Czech Republic Embassy Deputy Chief of Mission Antonin […]

Dimock Gallery hosts variety of student works

Originally Published 04/12/99 The “Annual Awards Show” at GW’s Dimock Gallery is a unique exhibition. It showcases the talent of GW fine arts students and intertwines a variety of art forms and techniques. Works of art are separated into six categories: ceramics, design, drawing, painting, photography, sculpture and visual communications. The artwork is arranged in […]