It is an unusual place. In its 75 years of business, Sholl’s Cafeteria has served food to both politicians and the homeless. As it faces the real possibility of closing its doors for good, an opportunity arises for the Student Association to save itself from its dismal year and prove it can be an effective […]
April 12, 1999
Volume 95, Issue 62
Stories from the April 12, 1999 issue of the GW Hatchet.
(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 […]
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). […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
“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 […]
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 […]