October 4, 1999

Volume 96, Issue 18

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

Sports Briefs

GW competes at Metro championships The GW women’s tennis team made several good showings at the Metro Championships in D.C. over the weekend. Freshman Tracy Wei won the “A” draw consolation 7-6, 6-0 over an opponent from the University of Maryland-Baltimore County. Susie Koggin lost to her UMBC opponent in the final of the “B” […]

RHA revives tradition of charity plant sale

The Residence Hall Association held a plant sale Thursday to raise money for housing scholarships. RHA President Alan Elias said the sale was a huge success, with all plants selling out on the first day. There was more than $800 in sales. Elias said he discovered the tradition of the plant sale when he found […]

Upcoming Games

Monday:Golf at St. Bonaventure-Leo Keenan Classic (Olean, N.Y.) Tuesday:no games scheduled Wednesday:no games scheduled Thursday:no games scheduled

GW Brown Bag Lunch series stresses fitness

The office of Recreational Sports and Fitness is teaming up with Dining Services this semester to offer a seminar series that promotes fitness around campus. In a three-part Brown Bag Lunch series, GW administrators and experts, hired from companies such as GW food vendor Aramark, discuss health issues pertaining to campus life. Aubre Jones, director […]

`The Dead Monkey’ perfectly combines all elements

The Woolly Mammoth Theatre has brought back “The Dead Monkey.” The play by Nick Darke is a fascinating portrayal of a California surfer couple that has relationship problems because of a pet monkey’s life and death. It is hilarious, shocking and thought-provoking. At first, the play is a little unnerving because of the blatant extremes […]

News Briefs

ResNet plans round-table discussion Residential Networking will sponsor a round-table discussion to talk about on-campus computers Oct. 13 at 9 p.m. in the Marvin Center, room 405. Christina Huszcza, associate director of Operations and Client Services for ResNet, heads the project. She said ResNet already has an immense amount of student input from its student-filled […]

Meaningful lyrics convey message on new album

More than 2.6 million American women live with breast cancer. October is breast cancer awareness month and in light of this, famous female vocalists contributed their voices to the benefit album Climb Against the Odds (PBS Records/Warner Bros. Records). The compilation is filled with a variety of sounds and meaningful, inspirational lyrics. The first two […]

Meisner did act

In Thursday’s article “SA President lacks enthusiasm” (p.4), Matt Berger described some of his opinions of SA President Phil Meisner. While I will not comment on all of the “errors” that he felt Meisner had made, there is one area discussed that contained inaccurate information. It is true that the administration requested input about whether […]

D.C. Diary: Arlington Road Rules

September 23, 1999Cineplex Odeon Foundry9:45 p.m. Job Interviewer at MacMillan Toys: Where did you go to school? Tom Hanks as Josh: Uh, it was – it was called George Washington. Interviewer: Oh, GW! My brother-in-law got his doctorate there. Did you pledge? Josh: Yes, every morning. Until this summer, that exchange from Big was the […]

Offensive exhibit

Whose ludicrous idea of history is the Mary Baker Eddy “This is a woman’s hour” exhibit in Gelman Library? This thinly veiled Christian Scientist propaganda outpost makes a mockery of the school’s secular principles. The elaborate and expensive production of this exhibit, along with claims of endorsement by the National Park Service and pull-out quotes […]