September 20, 1999

Volume 96, Issue 14

Stories from the September 20, 1999 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Upcoming games

Monday:No games scheduled Tuesday:MSoccer at Howard-7:30p.m Wednesday:WSoccer vs. James Madison-4 p.m. Thursday:No games scheduled

Colonial women are winless, drop to 0-7

The GW women’s soccer team went down south over the weekend but remained winless on the season after losing two tough road contests against Auburn University and the nationally ranked University of Georgia. In the process, the Colonial women (0-7) tied the school record for consecutive losses, and topped last year’s 0-6 start. GW again […]

Sports Brief

GW Day coming to D.C. United The Program Board will sponsor “GW Day” at RFK Stadium Oct. 6, when Major League Soccer’s Eastern Conference regular season champions D.C. United host the Tampa Bay Mutiny. The game is at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are available now at the Program Board office in Marvin Center 429 and are […]

A little from column `A,’ a little from column `B’

Yeah, that’s right. My column this week isn’t as long-winded as usual. They can’t all be manifestos. Besides, things are a little slow in the GW sports world. Not to say that they’re boring. I’ve often thought that the two most interesting things for a sports writer to cover are the awesome teams and the […]


Junior Mike King and Maryland’s Terence Morris grace the cover of the D.C. edition of Athlon’s College Basketball Preview, which declares the Colonials’ No. 5 the “King of D.C.” In the one-page preview of the men’s team, Athlon says: “If there’s one certainty about a Tom Penders-coached team it’s that the veteran coach will win. […]

Metro considers extending hours

The D.C. Metro Budget Committee voted 4-2 Thursday to approve a proposal that could extend Metro weekend hours to 1 a.m. If the proposal passes in a meeting of the entire D.C. Metro Board Sept. 23, late-night passengers will have rail access past midnight on Friday and Saturday nights. Some GW students said they supported […]

Hippos makes a big debut with Heads Are Gonna Roll

New-wave ska surged into the mainstream with groups such as Save Ferris, Less than Jake and the Aquabats paving the way. Since then, countless ska bands have signed with major labels to get their name out across the country. The next in line of these bands is The Hippos. A Southern California-based ska band, The […]

University promotes recycling on campus

Taking out the trash, for some college students, is getting more complicated. GW students who live in residence halls are sorting their cans, newspapers and glass as part of a national trend to “reduce, reuse and recycle.” On campus, GW is incorporating recycling into residents’ daily lives as a part of its schoolwide system of […]

Filter demonstrates maturity and style on Title of Record

In 1994, Nine Inch Nails was on top of the music world with its blend of cutting-edge technology and traditional hard-rock instrumentation. But band member Richard Patrick was not content. So, he left. Now, Patrick heads Filter. The band’s first album, Short Bus, sold more than a million copies, fueled by the hit song “Hey […]

At the Millennium: Hitting the books

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: […]