September 7, 1999

Volume 96, Issue 10

Stories from the September 7, 1999 issue of the GW Hatchet.

GW helps D.C. public school enhance academics

J.B. Checkley saunters through his high school hallway, unaffected by the high-spirited chatter of classmates, sporting spiked hair, glittered clothing and curiously sincere smiles. This scene of aspiring artists at the Ellington School of the Arts is normal for students like Checkley, who travel from all over the D.C. area to participate in a unique […]

Mescheriakov, Camara in Italy

1999 graduates Yegor Mescheriakov and Seco Camara are teammates again – this time in the Italian A2 League with the team De Vizia Avellino. Mescheriakov, GW’s sixth all-time leading scorer, signed last week after being waived by an A1 League team, joining guard Camara, a GW reserve who appeared in 19 games last season. Basketball […]

At the Millennium: Race

With the millennium approaching, it is a time for many people to look at where they have been and where they are going. Throughout the school year, The GW Hatchet will be exploring different aspects of the University community, how it is changing and what the future holds, through a continuing series: “At the Millennium: […]

Sports Briefs

GW wins one, drops three The men’s water polo team opened its season Saturday and Sunday at the Navy Labor Day Tournament in Annapolis, a double-elimination 15-team invitational. The Colonials won its opener versus Boston College 7-3, but then dropped its next three, losing to Bucknell University 12-8, Salem-Teikyo 11-10, and the Massachusetts A Team […]

GW bites into food studies

The GW Career Center is offering a food studies program for students interested in food service careers and policy issues. The program will provide students with knowledge in specific areas of food studies, including the social, political, economic, historical and cultural background of food services, according to a Career Center course description. Administrative Coordinator Amy […]

Upcoming games

Tuesday:no games scheduled. Wednesday:WSoccer at George Mason-4 p.m.WVBall at Georgetown-7 p.m. Thursday:no games scheduled. Friday: WVBall vs. Brown (Navy Tournament)-4 p.m.

Center for Academic Technology steps up after CIRC dissolves

The Center for Academic Technology is taking shape this year to provide “vision, planning and technical support” to activities that blend technology with academics and research, according to a department description released by CAT. After last year’s break-up of the Computer Information Resource Center (CIRC), CAT will overlook projects including the Instructional Technology Lab, Prometheus, […]

Vertical Horizon promises to be another fleeting hit

Vertical Horizon’s latest release, Everything You Want (BMG), is a welcome follow-up to the band’s last release. The four-man band of vocalist Matthew Scannell, acoustic guitarist Keith Kane, bass guitarist Sean Hurley and drummer Ed Toth makes good on the pop-rock scene but doesn’t stray too far from the band’s music, which was ready for […]

GW honors Russian poet with Academic Center statue

GW will hold a dedication ceremony to celebrate the erection of a monument in honor of Russian poet Alexander Pushkin in October. The dedication of the Pushkin statue will be held at 10:30 a.m. Oct. 19 at the corner of 22nd and H streets. After the dedication ceremony, guests can participate in a salon at […]

Beautiful lyrics place Shack above others

How to make a winning album: Take equal parts of the best of Oasis and R.E.M. Mix them together and sprinkle in a bit of heroin. Don’t think it would work? Listen to the beautiful music the British group Shack created on its album H.M.S. Fable (London) and you might just change your mind. The […]