April 15, 1999

Volume 95, Issue 63

Stories from the April 15, 1999 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Letters to the Editor

Come one, come all Memories of midterms are still in our heads and the thought of finals will soon be looming over our beds at night. But we’d like to invite you to sit back, relax and put your worries aside. The Thurston Hall Council and its Block Party Committee have been working all semester […]

Denying death — Staff editorial

A Michigan judge sentenced Jack Kevorkian Tuesday to 10 to 25 years in prison for second-degree murder. The sentence ends Kevorkian’s nine-year crusade for doctor-assisted suicide, during which he helped more than 130 people end their lives. While the Michigan sentence ends Kevorkian’s life mission – at least until an appeals court hears the case […]

How my 15 minutes of fame turned into a nightmare

Did you catch my broadcast debut last Friday night? If you blinked, you probably missed it. Not to worry, I’ll recap it for you. ABC’s “Nightline” (the show hosted by Ted Koppel that competes with Dave Letterman and Jay Leno for weirdest late-night hairdo) originally was supposed to broadcast live from GW’s own Lisner Auditorium. […]

Rachel Leslie

Rachel Leslie’s scalp ached beneath her wig when she took the stage as Andromache, the bereaved wife of a warrior, in “The Trojan Women” last Saturday at the Shakespeare Theatre. She was used to being bald. But her flowing fake locks, lovely gown, and even the 50-pound child she lugged across the stage were all […]

Taking a (keg) stand – Staff editorial

The University has taken a strong stand on alcohol policy violations committed by Greek-letter organizations on campus: Follow the rules or face suspension. Administrators should be commended for drawing the line on a matter that has rapidly gotten out of hand. Mike Gargano, assistant vice president for Student and Academic Support Services, sent a memo […]

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Upcoming Games

B-baseballG-golfWT-women’s tennis Thursday: WT at Georgetown-3 p.m. Friday: G at Temple Owl Classic Saturday: B at Dayton (DH)-12 p.m.G at Temple Owl ClassicC at UNC w/Duke (women) Sunday: B at Dayton-12 p.m.

Colonials lose twice but blow out UMBC

The GW baseball team registered one blowout victory this week over the University of Maryland-Baltimore County but lost close games to the U.S. Naval Academy and Temple. The Colonials fell 16-12 to Navy Wednesday afternoon at Barcroft Park. GW led 8-2 when starter Chris Worth left the game, but the Midshipmen scored 10 unanswered runs […]

Rogers wins Naismith Award

GW’s Shawnta Rogers won the Frances Pomeroy Naismith Award, honoring the nation’s most outstanding men’s collegiate basketball player 6-feet or under, the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced Monday. The award seemed to be tailor-made for the 5-4 Rogers, who just slipped in under the height requirement – by 8 inches. The winner of […]

Fourth-floor offices move for summer renovations

The Marvin Center Governing Board doled out office space Monday for student groups to use this summer while the Marvin Center’s fourth floor is closed for renovations. Mike Gargano, assistant vice president for Student and Academic Support Services, and MCGB Chair Mike Petron held a meeting Monday with representatives of student groups that occupy offices […]