Ads for fertility clinics are popping up in college newspapers across the nation, including this one. Students are specifically targeted because they are generally healthy and easily enticed by the money that many fertility clinics offer for donations. Egg and sperm donation is a lucrative business in the baby-making industry. Egg donors can earn up […]
April 12, 1999
Volume 95, Issue 62
Stories from the April 12, 1999 issue of the GW Hatchet.
(U-WIRE) LINCOLN, Neb. – Back in 1992, the Melissa virus would have passed by mostly unnoticed except by a handful of people concerned with computers and some members of the media trying to get America to care. Don’t laugh and pass it off as impossible, because it happened, more or less. In 1992, in the […]
Last week was pure misery for anyone who depends on Metro to get to work, school or home. Unexplained delays, an increase in train breakdowns, restless crowds on the platforms and train conductors who repeatedly hit the breaks during commutes have pushed Metro riders to the edge. Last week, the problems reached a breaking point; […]
After losing to Towson University Thursday, the GW baseball team traveled to Philadelphia this weekend for a three-game series against the Temple Owls. The Colonials (19-16) split an doubleheader with the Owls (13-16-1) Saturday, but Sunday’s game was canceled because of rain and rescheduled for Monday at 2:30 p.m. “In the first game, we just […]
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 […]
(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 […]