September 27, 1999

Volume 96, Issue 16

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

GW administrators call `all aboard’ the latest trolley

Members of the GW community now can climb aboard the new University trolley after a ribbon-cutting ceremony in the balloon-adorned Kogan Plaza Friday. “Ladies and gentlemen, you’re hearing a new sound that will be familiar on campus, the ring of the new trolley bell,” said Bob Chernak, vice president of Student Academic Support Services and […]

Fall Sports Preview: Men’s soccer at a glance

“This year is going to be a learning process for all the new players,” said Coach George Lidster. coachGeorge Lidster (100-88-27, 12th year) last season,br>5-12-2 (4-5-2) A-10 coaches’ predictionseventh season so far1-5-1 (0-1 A-10)

Soccer wins match

The GW women’s soccer team started its 1999 Atlantic 10 season just the way they ended last year’s. Unfortunately, the same thing could not be said for the men’s team. The Colonial women (1-8, 1-0 A-10) won the first half of the Virginia Tech doubleheader, ending the program’s worst-ever losing streak at eight games, but […]

HOVA residents move again

Students displaced from the Hall on Virginia Avenue last week because of collapsing ceilings began returning to HOVA Friday, said Director of Facilities Management Walter Gray. Hurricane Floyd’s intense rains and a leak in the pool maintenance room caused structural damage that forced the relocation of 14 freshman residents. Repairs were made during the early […]

Fall Sports Preview: GW striking while the iron is hot

The beginning of the Atlantic 10 season for the 1999 GW women’s soccer team can be looked upon as the silver lining behind the gray cloud of what has happened already this season. After an 0-8 record outside of the conference to begin the year, GW hopes it can repeat last year’s strong A-10 finish, […]

Students partake in root beer kegs and other treats

The Program Board and the Intervarsity Christian Fellowship teamed up for the second annual Root Beer Kegger on the Quad Thursday. “The event was put on to offer GW students a break from classes and a chance to enjoy a free root beer float,” IVCF President Erin Hagerty said. One member said IVCF is seeking […]

Fall Sports Preview: Women’s soccer at a glance

“I have no doubt that we can win the A-10 this year,” said Coach Michele Rodriguez-Smith. “It’s our goal every year, and we definitely plan to meet it this year.” coachMichele Rodriguez-Smith (12-18-0, second year) last season11-10 (9-2 A-10) A-10 coaches’ predictionThird season so far1-8 (1-0 A-10)

Fall Sports Preview: Crew at a glance

“.we row north on the Potomac and under Key Bridge and the sun is fiery red,” said varsity crew member John Creedon. “You then truly appreciate the sport, and realize there is more to life than everyday things.” coachSteve Peterson (fourth year) season so farHead of the Potomac-women’s varsity eight (second)men’s varsity eight (fifth)

Bill Bradley and Al Gore share vision with GW’s young Democrats

Former Sen. Bill Bradley (D-N.J.) and Vice President Al Gore defined the issues of their campaigns for the Democratic presidential nomination and preached the glory of their party Saturday on the final day of the Democratic National Committee’s fall meeting. Party members from across the nation and 230 GW College Democrats attended. Bradley and Gore, […]