September 2, 1999

Volume 96, Issue 9

Stories from the September 2, 1999 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Access before improvement — staff editorial

The College Board recently released some encouraging statistics concerning the number of minorities taking the Scholastic Aptitude Test. A higher percentage of students who took the SAT last year were minorities, although minority performance on the test remains well-below national averages. Minority student participation in the SAT increased by a third over the last decade. […]

Mediocre script and lack of humor plague The Muse

Comedy can be divided into four basic categories: raunchy, slapstick, eighties and intellectual. The raunchy era’s earliest beginnings can be traced back to the absolutely hilarious fart scene in Blazing Saddles, and has since evolved to the gross-out gags of There’s Something About Mary and American Pie. Slapstick is probably the easiest to categorize, originated […]

SA spending woes

It’s a well-known fact that I, a GW student, pay a lot of money to attend this University. In an ignorant bliss, I would like to believe that my money is going toward things that will benefit me and my fellow students. I would like to think that my money is part of what pays […]

Football success story

David Holt is to be commended for a wonderfully written article on the glorious – and inglorious – days of the GW Football Program. As (probably) one of the few Washington, D.C., natives teaching here, I was born within the sound of the crack of a bat from the old Griffith Stadium and remember attending […]

Quote of the Week

Student Association President Phil Meisner talking about the prospect of fireworks during Welcome Week. “Fireworks have never been done here before and this would be so unique. It’s such an opportunity. Don’t you think it would have been tremendous?”

Colonial women bitten by Hoyas

The GW women’s soccer team was shut out for the second time in the young season Tuesday, falling 2-0 at Georgetown. At Georgetown’s Harbin Field, the Hoya women took over a scoreless game in the second half with two goals by junior midfielder Liz Delgado. GW (0-2) played well in the first half, showing many […]

Sports Brief

Chasity Myers, a 5-9 guard for the GW women’s basketball team, will not be playing with the team this season. Assistant Sports Director Chris Stockton said Wednesday that Myers married in March and is now going to be a part-time student due to personal family reasons. Part-time students are not eligible to participate in NCAA […]

Upcoming games

Thursday:No games scheduled. Friday:WVBall at Colo. St.-9 p.m.*MWPolo at Navy Invit. Saturday:MSoccer vs. Albany-12 p.m. **WSoccer vs. San Diego St.-8 p.m. +WVBall vs. Loyola Marymount-12 p.m. * Sunday:WSoccer vs. William & Mary-8 p.m. +WVBall vs. SE Mo. St.-1 p.m. * * University Park Holiday Inn Classic (Fort Collins, CO)**Georgetown Tournament+ Univ. of California Tournament (Berkeley, […]

Volleyball rolls in opener

The women’s volleyball team solidly defeated the University of Maryland-Baltimore County 3-1 in Wednesday’s season opener at the Smith Center. The four-game victory for the Colonial women also marked the first career victory for GW’s new head coach Yvette Moorehead. “It was good to get the first game over with,” Moorehead said. “We still have […]