September 16, 1999

Volume 96, Issue 13

Stories from the September 16, 1999 issue of the GW Hatchet.

NBA game canceled

An NBA-sanctioned charity game, which was set to take place Saturday at the Smith center, was canceled Tuesday because of low ticket sales. The All-Star Classic in the Capital was scheduled to feature a variety of NBA star players such as Chris Webber and Marcus Camby. Only 37 of the $20 and $30 tickets had […]

Classifieds [9/16/99]

Classified Ads Work Study Help Wanted Announcements Adoptions Personal Services Opportunities Internships Housing Offered Travel Tutoring

Soccer loses again

The GW men’s soccer team lost to George Mason University 2-1 Wednesday in a hard-fought defensive match played at George Mason Stadium. After the scoreless first half, GW’s sophomore forward and leading goal-scorer Jason Holloway started the scoring, giving the Colonials a 1-0 lead in the 51st minute. The goal came off assists from freshman […]

Diets of depravation

Editor’s note: The last names of the subjects of this story have been omitted to protect their privacy. Suzi spent the second half of her sophomore year in what she calls a “self-created prison,” trapping herself behind the bars of her depression and her desire to control what she ate. Her food consumption dropped drastically. […]

Eating disorder support on campus

Dr. William Pinney, coordinator of training and staff psychologist specializing in eating disorders at the GW Counseling Center, said the Center offers a three-pronged support system for those suffering from eating disorders: – ongoing, short-term private counseling sessions (10-session limit) – group counseling sessions – personal development program in which patients can access the counseling […]

D.C. Diary: The greatest stories ever told

September 14, 1999Thurston Hall Piano Lounge7 p.m. The authors of the D.C. Diary are always looking out for the poignant and fun, the moments that make life worth living while everyone else is off triple-checking their resumes and interning at the Department of the Interior. So we knew we struck Diary gold when we ran […]

Museum Time

Originally Published 09/16/99 Need a break from school work? Head to the Freer Gallery of Art. It’s the perfect place to relax and take in some fabulous exhibits. The museum is small but packed with a variety of artwork, which can provide a good dose of culture in a couple of hours, depending how long […]

GW awaits Hurricane Floyd

University officials are monitoring weather conditions and their possible effect on campus as Hurricane Floyd is predicted to bring strong winds and rain to the D.C. area. The category three storm, which already hit the Southeast, may cancel classes or close the University Thursday, depending on its impact to the city as it moves north, […]

SA opts to cut executive budget

The Student Association Senate passed three finance bills Tuesday, cutting the executive operating budget by $10,000 from last year and placing a cap on future executive budgets. The Senate also allocated money to more than 80 student groups. SA President Phil Meisner originally submitted a budget that requested more than $74,000. When Meisner saw his […]