October 4, 1999

Volume 96, Issue 18

Stories from the October 4, 1999 issue of the GW Hatchet.

GW Hospital set to break ground

The GW Hospital will hold a groundbreaking ceremony Wednesday for the construction of the new, state-of-the-art hospital even though GW has not obtained a building permit for the project. Amy Pianalto, media relations coordinator for the hospital, said the permit is “in process.” Hospital CEO Phillip S. Schaengold said the University will begin excavating when […]

Breast cancer awareness

(U-WIRE) AMES, Iowa – Many months or weeks of the year are designated as special learning times for certain groups. There’s Hispanic Heritage Month and Banned Books week, which ended last week. There’s Black History month, which is in February. There’s even a National Condom Awareness Week, which is also in February. But Friday marks […]

Student groups deserve more funding

Every year those of us involved with student groups dread the Student Association financial allocation process. We submit inflated budgets in the hopes of getting the actual amount we need. We plan what things we can charge our members for and what things can be cut assuming we don’t get the money we need. For […]

CRs attendChristian Coalitionconference

GW College Republicans showed their support for presidential candidates by attending the Christian Coalition’s annual “Road to Victory” conference at the Washington Hilton Friday and Saturday. This year’s conference, which commemorated the 10th anniversary of the organization, provided a forum for conservative politicians vying for the White House in 2000 and other national leaders of […]

Colonial women split weekend matches

The GW women’s soccer team suffered a tough loss at Fordham Friday, but on the way home GW won a 2-1 overtime decision over La Salle in Philadelphia. The win improved GW to 2-9 and 2-1 in the Atlantic 10. GW 2, La Salle 1 (OT)Sunday, Oct. 3 GW sophomore goalkeeper Shannon Ashfield made 15 […]

Stroke 9 proves to be just another pop band

Take the fresh California sound of Eve 6, mature it a couple of years, and Stroke 9 is born. But, with its latest release, Nasty Little Thoughts (Universal Records), Stroke 9 fails to produce anything unique. The San Francisco-based rock band of Luke Esterkyn (lead vocals, guitar), John McDermott (lead guitar, vocals) and Greg Gueldner […]

Feminist pioneer visits Mount Vernon

The president of the Feminist Majority Foundation came to GW’s Mount Vernon campus Thursday to offer encouragement for what she said is the driving force of the feminist movement – the youth of America. “The idea that young men and women do not support the feminist movement is the product of the ’70s and ’60s […]

GW falls in four-game contest

The GW women’s volleyball team lost to Virginia Tech in four games Friday night in a two-hour Atlantic 10 battle in Blacksburg, Va. GW has not defeated Virginia Tech on the road since its A-10 championship season in 1995. The Colonial women (8-5, 3-2 A-10) had a chance to make a major statement in league […]

Muse’s latest album sounds like a Radiohead rip-off

Sometimes, the generic version of something can be as good as its genuine counterpart. Other times you want the real thing. After listening to the tepid music of Muse on its debut album, Showbiz (Maverick), you’ll want the real thing. Muse sounds as if it wants to be known as the best Radiohead cover band […]