September 9, 1999

Volume 96, Issue 11

Stories from the September 9, 1999 issue of the GW Hatchet.

GMU drops GW to 0-5

The Colonial women are 0-5 and have been outscored this season 18-1. The season hit a new low Wednesday at George Mason Stadium when the Patriots romped over GW 7-1 to notch GMU’s second-highest point total in school history. There is consolation in that the Colonial women opened the season 0-6 last year only to […]

GW’s Smith Center to host NBA, WNBA superstars

Two separate announcements were made Wednesday that promise to keep roundball lovers in the vicinity of 22nd and G streets happy throughout the usually basketball-free month of September. Instead of the usual cast of gym rats, the Larry “Tex” Silverman Court is scheduled to spend the last two weeks in September hosting some of the […]

Student gets hit by vehicle

A male resident of the Hall on Virginia Avenue was struck by a car Tuesday night, said University Police. UPD Director Dolores Stafford said the HOVA resident was struck in the arm by the car’s side view mirror at about 11 p.m. The resident was crossing Rock Creek Parkway at Virginia Avenue when the accident […]

Upcoming games

Thursday:No games scheduled. Friday:WVBall vs. Brown- 4 p.m.* Saturday:WVBall vs. Fairleigh Dickinson- 11 a.m.*WVBall at Navy- 7 p.m.*MSoccer vs. Georgia Southern- 12 p.m.#MWPolo vs. Washington and Jefferson- 10 a.m.+MWPolo vs. Princeton- 1:30 p.m.+MWPolo vs. Johns Hopkins- 5:30 p.m.+MCCountry at Navy- 11 a.m.WCCountry at Navy- 11:30 a.m.Golf at Navy Fall IntercollegiateWTennis at W. V. Invitational Sunday:MSoccer […]

Hall on Virginia Ave. offers freshmen an `active atmosphere’

The Hall on Virginia Avenue is operating like a tightly knit community, said Mark Levine, assistant dean of students. “There is an active atmosphere with lots of excitement surrounding the upcoming hall council election,” Levine said. Two special living and learning communities are also HOVA attractions. Residents of the Healthy Lifestyle Community made a commitment […]

Wacky bowlers illuminate day in dark alley

Originally Published 09/09/99 The scents of stale beer, cigarette smoke and rented shoes greeted me as I opened the door to “Nick” Rinaldi Lanes, at 2945 South Glebe Rd. in Arlington, Va. The guys responsible for discovering this palace of sketchiness, fully equipped with broken lanes and inexplicable quotes in the company name, were my […]

Telephone lines tie up Dakota

Some Dakota residents said they are exasperated over sharing one phone line between four roommates and four computers, while GW housing officials and Dakota staff are doing little to assist them. At GW, where nearly every on-campus housing facility is equipped with individual phone lines and Ethernet connections for each student, some Dakota residents said […]

Using your noodle

(U-WIRE) EAST LANSING, Mich. – When cooking ramen noodles, most people don’t realize they’re about to eat something that’s centuries old. Ramen noodles, made primarily of flour, water, salt, dough conditioner, seasonings and spices, are a Japanese modernization of a noodle that originated in China around 220 B.C. The goal was to adapt the noodle […]

Students are using free newspaper service at GW

GW administrators are calling the pilot program that provides free newspapers in residence halls a success less than a month after it started. Barbara Porter, director of Public Affairs, said she is happy with how smoothly the program, called GWKnows, is running. “We have bright, intelligent students here at GW, and having free, readily available […]

University Club workers face uncertain future

Anita Reed never thought she would have to worry about losing her job after 25 years of service with GW’s University Club. Reed, a 65-year-old waitress, was notified in July that the current club in the Marvin Center would close in August to make way for the opening of a new facility on F Street. […]