Professor Cheryl Bartholomew from George Mason University told a group of mostly female engineering majors that gender distinctions continue to pervade society, concentrating on the fact that the gender gap in science is increasing. “Forty-five percent of girls take four years of mathematics as compared to 64 percent of boys,” she said. “Women and minorities […]
September 30, 1999
Volume 96, Issue 17
Stories from the September 30, 1999 issue of the GW Hatchet.
Thursday:No games scheduled Friday: WSoccer at Fordham-4 p.m.MSoccer vs. Fordham-3 p.m.WVball at Va. Tech-7 p.m. Saturday:CCountry at La Salle Invit. (Philadelphia)MWPolo at North-South Competition (Princeton, N.J.) Golf at St. Bonaventure/Keenan Invit. (Olean, N.Y.) Sunday:WSoccer at La Salle-1 p.m.MSoccer vs. La Salle-2 p.m.MWPolo at North-South Competition (Princeton, N.J.) Golf at St. Bonaventure/Keenan Invit.
GW’s art and literary magazine Wooden Teeth is accepting submissions for its first issue, which will be published in the spring. The deadline for submissions is Oct. 12. The literary magazine proclaims “Submit Yourself” on its posters placed all around campus. Its goal is to “invoke the GW community in art and literature,” Editor in […]
3 Hatchets Despite great hockey scenes and a convincing cast, Mystery, Alaska (Hollywood Pictures) is more “Northern Exposure” than it is Youngblood. The movie centers on the town of Mystery, Alaska, where hockey is more than a sport – it is a way of life. The importance of the weekly Saturday game, when the best […]
(U-WIRE) CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – A ruling by a three-judge panel of the fourth U.S. Circuit Court Friday declared an admissions policy using race as a factor unconstitutional, sparking yet another round of legal wrangling among University of Virginia leaders. The decision declared an Arlington County, Va., kindergarten magnet school’s lottery system, which gives preference to […]
Originally Published 09/30/99 Bar: Clyde’s of GeorgetownWhere: 3236 M St., NWCrowd: twentysomethings to mid-30sGetting In: Didn’t card at the door, but you need an ID to get drinksPrices: Moderate, but not cheapFood: Kitchen closes at 1 a.m. on weekends, Saturday and Sunday brunch is served from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.Dancing: nonePick-ups: Maybe if you’re […]
SA chooses freshman senators The Student Association Senate chose two students to fill its freshman senator seats at Tuesday night’s meeting. The Senate chose Josh Rothstein and Joe Ardito from a group of six finalists. As senators, the pair will not have voting privileges but will offer input at Senate and committee meetings, especially on […]
September 27, 1999Mid-campus Quad 9 p.m. Fraternity rush. This was the assignment I’d anticipated for a long time – crazy freshmen bouncing off the walls and lots of free food. I watched both Austin Powers movies to get my mojo working and did plenty of yoga to loosen up for some off-the-wall frat-boy fun. A […]
In the story “Walking the Walk: Hundreds of GW students take to the streets to fight AIDS,” which ran Monday, Sept. 27, the number of total walkers who participated in AIDS Walk Washington 1999 was incorrect. The correct number was estimated at more than 22,000 participants. In a front page story (“Students lobby Congress,” Sept. […]
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