October 4, 1999

Volume 96, Issue 18

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

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 […]

GW ends five-game losing streak

The GW men’s soccer team went into the weekend looking to end a five-game losing streak, and they did so with a 1-0 shutout against hapless Fordham. But the Explorers of La Salle dropped a 1-0 shutout of their own on the Colonials with a goal in the second overtime Sunday. The Colonials’ record now […]

Book club discusses works of Toni Morrison

GW students discussed black society in the 20th century and the works of author Toni Morrison Wednesday night at Delta Sigma Theta’s book club meeting. Delta Sigma Theta invited Dr. Marilyn Mobley McKenzie, president of the Toni Morrison Society, to help kick off the sorority’s first book club meeting of the year. She read from […]

GW sinks at Princeton

It was a tough weekend for the GW men’s water polo team in the North-South Invitational at Princeton University as the Colonials dropped four matches to fall to 4-9. Saturday morning the team opened play with Saint Francis College (N.Y.), a top-ranked East coast team. “We started off very slow,” said Coach Scott Reed. “We […]