September 27, 1999

Volume 96, Issue 16

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

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)

Quake experts enlighten GW about Turkey disaster

The GW Institute for Crisis Disaster and Risk Management hosted a technical briefing Thursday on last month’s earthquake in Turkey. In a series of lectures in the Dorothy Betts Marvin Theatre, the Earthquake Engineering Research Institute reconnaissance team, a group of experts from various universities and corporations, discussed aspects of the Izmit earthquake, which caused […]

Students lobby Congress

GW students marched into congressional offices Friday to respond to President Clinton’s veto of the Republican’s $792 billion tax cut bill Thursday. The 10 students carried 535 envelopes containing GW economics Professor Robert Dunn’s tax plan, which was printed in The Washington Post Aug. 20 and called for a smaller, less complicated tax cut bill […]

GW’s McCarthy makes a Bull Run

GW senior Jeff McCarthy placed first to lead the GW men’s cross country team to a third-place finish at the GW Invitational at Bull Run Park in Centreville, Va, Sunday. McCarthy’s time of 26:17.30 in the five-mile race was almost matched by two Colonial freshmen, David Talbird (fourth, 26:32.32) and Matt Kascak (seventh, 26:37.30). The […]