September 27, 1999

Volume 96, Issue 16

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

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, […]

Unrealistic concept makes Dog Park a mediocre film

Dog Park (Independent Pictures) starts off shaky – in more ways than one. First, you experience the first few minutes of the film from a dog’s perspective. Second, the main character’s mental state is anything but stable. In the beginning of the film, Andy (Luke Wilson, Home Fries) picks through the garbage at his ex-girlfriend’s […]

SA boogies for Turkish earthquake victims

The Marvin Center Ballroom transformed Saturday night into a dance club fully equipped with colored lights and a fog machine courtesy of the Student Association. The event, a dance-a-thon to benefit victims of the earthquake in Turkey, raised about $500 for the cause, said Chris Fleming, director of Special Events for the SA. The disc […]

Fall Sports Preview: Running away from last year

It’s no secret the GW cross country team had a disappointing season last year. Both the men’s and women’s teams were expected to finish in the middle of the Atlantic 10 Conference. But when key runners went down with injuries and the team started to burn out, the season began to go downhill. Late season […]