April 12, 1999

Volume 95, Issue 62

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

Metro misery – Staff editorial

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; […]

Temple, GW split A-10 doubleheader

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 […]

How to save a D.C. landmark

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 […]

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). […]