September 13, 1999

Volume 96, Issue 12

Stories from the September 13, 1999 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Exhibit profiles Mary Baker Eddy

An exhibit that presents the life of Mary Baker Eddy, a leader in the women’s rights movement of the 19th century, is on display at Gelman Library through October. Baker Eddy was an author and the founder and president of a teaching college. She was a publisher and editor of magazines and a Pulitzer Prize-winning […]

Colonial women cruise to Navy title

The GW women’s volleyball team hit the lowest and highest points of its young season in a three-day span this week. The Colonial women (5-3) were dispatched in short order by Georgetown Wednesday night in a three-game sweep. But they came back to dominate the Navy Trident Classic in Annapolis, Md., this weekend, dropping just […]

News Briefs

GW faculty member found dead GW Assistant Professorial Lecturer David C. Cox died Aug. 31 in what police suspect was a suicide, according to The Washington Post. The Post reported that Cox’s body was found under the Q Street Bridge in Rock Creek Regional Park and that the cause of death is still pending. Cox […]

Hit me (with those GW myths) baby, one more time.

Well, it look likes my column Thursday provided a real service. Some people have told me that their tour guides actually told them that Charles Smith story when they first visited campus. So in case you’re just joining us – last week, I gave you the truth (or what I think the truth is) behind […]

Local high school receives threat

School Without Walls administrators evacuated the school building Friday after a bomb threat was called in. All students and staff at the D.C. public high school, which has close ties with GW, were taken to the Smith Center for an hour and a half, as the building was swept. The call came into the school […]

Upcoming Games

Monday:no games scheduled Tuesday:no games scheduled Wednesday:MSoccer at George Mason-2 p.m. Thursday:MTennis at ITA Clay Courts (Baltimore)

The $64,600 question

Responsibilities, we all have them, to ourselves, our families, and yes even to our fellow GW students. Little responsibilities such as moving your clothes from the washer to the dryer in a timely fashion are necessary so that those of us who were down to our last pair of boxers yesterday can do our laundry. […]

Sensible gun laws to stop the bleeding

Close the hatches and seal the doors. Apparently, the United States is in such danger of a foreign invasion, or even, quite possibly the domestic imposition of tyranny, that we need to sacrifice our own personal safety. Or so Joseph Daniel Ura (“Guns Don’t Cause Violence,” Sept. 2, p. 4) would have you believe. Never […]

Red tape not a laughing matter

In a Hatchet editorial in last Tuesday’s issue, entitled “Prank Rankings,” The GW Hatchet criticized GW President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg for saying GW should be the top-ranked school for long lines and red tape in the Princeton Review guidebook, The Best 331 Colleges. I fully understood that Trachtenberg intended the remark as a joke. The […]

Fight for healthier food

The letter “J” used to be associated with pleasant things, such as jelly beans, Jell-O, and Juicy Fruit. Now it conjures more sinister images such as junk food and J Street. Don’t get me wrong, I have not always had this issue with the letter J. As a matter of fact, as recently as three […]