September 27, 1999

Volume 96, Issue 16

Stories from the September 27, 1999 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Money `matters’ — staff editorial

As the People’s Republic of China celebrates its 50th anniversary Oct. 1, the Chinese economy prospers and business leaders around the world are clamoring to rub elbows with Politburo leaders while thousands of political and religious dissidents remain in prisons, viciously persecuted by the government. In a display of biting hypocrisy, more than 200 of […]

Walking the walk

Few events could motivate more than 600 GW students to wake up early on a Sunday morning to walk about six miles. Free breakfast, free T-shirts, and free condoms, while influential, were not the factors that drew students out of bed and into their sneakers Sunday. It was the desire to fight the spread of […]

GW splits matches

The GW women’s volleyball team (8-4, 3-1 A-10) split two conference home matches this weekend as GW lost to Temple and then defeated La Salle the following night. GW was led in the matches by senior Gabriela Mojska, who posted 36 kills this weekend. GW 3, La Salle 0Saturday, Sept. 25 The Colonial women used […]

Women’s Center program examines body image, advertising connection

The Women’s Center at GW’s Mount Vernon campus hosted a discussion about body image Wednesday night, inspired by the National Organization of Women’s “Love Your Body Day.” Coordinated by University graduate students in charge of the center, Janice Cori and Ruthie Vishlitzky, the event was intended as part celebration and part informative seminar. For the […]

Sports Briefs

Crews open season with Head of the Potomac The GW crews made respectable showings in their first events of the fall season Saturday at the Head of the Potomac. The women’s varsity eight finished second in the open race, 12 seconds behind the U.S. Naval Academy and ahead of Georgetown. The men’s varsity eight finished […]


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Fall Sports Preview: Volleyball eyes A-10 tourney

Now is the time for the Colonial women to reach the Atlantic 10 Tournament. There is no doubt that this year’s GW volleyball team has the nucleus to compete with every A-10 opponent. After nine seasons as head coach, Susie Homan stepped down and handed the program to last year’s assistant coach, Yvette Moorehead. Moorehead […]

ESIA selects chair for new program

The GW Elliott School of International Affairs announced its choice for the Japan-U.S. relations chair Thursday at the National Press Club after a worldwide search. The new chairman, Mike M. Mochizuki, is a senior fellow with the Brookings Institution’s Foreign Policy Studies Program, a private organization focusing on East-Asian studies. He is a renowned specialist […]

GW faces technical obstacles

The Center for Academic Technologies is working to alleviate student and faculty frustrations after technical difficulties disrupted some classes during the first month of school, said Brad Reese, executive director of CAT. “We do our best to keep up with (the problems),” he said. Reese said both projectors in the Funger lecture halls failed, and […]

Fall Sports Preview: Volleyball at a glance

“I feel that we will do very well this season because we are happy,” said junior Suzana Manole. “We get along very well with each other and with the coaches.” coachYvette Moorehead (first year) last season18-11 (12-8 A-10) A-10 coaches’ predictionsixth season so far8-4 (3-1 A-10)