October 21, 1999

Volume 96, Issue 23

Stories from the October 21, 1999 issue of the GW Hatchet.

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Alumnus supports `open space’ at University

GW students returned to campus this fall to find the new Kogan Plaza, a wide-open space in the middle of campus. But who is Kogan? “When I came by the other day, I walked through the plaza and went up to people and said `Who is this guy? What is this?’” Barton Kogan said with […]

Statistics show drug war is a failure

Danielle Gonzales’ Oct. 14 opinion piece protesting New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson’s visit with GW’s Students for Sensible Drug Policy was filled with misleading statements and counterproductive mudslinging, like much pro-prohibition rhetoric. The writer labeled the governor a buffoon and stated, all right-minded citizens of New Mexico have never taken him seriously. This is a […]

GW at the millennium: A Man’s Man

Senior Yash Shah recalls going to a pub in Spain last year and committing the ultimate sin of man – ordering a half pint of cider. “I’ll put it in a full pint, so you don’t look like a fairy,” Shah recalls the bartender saying. But choice of beverage does not make a man, nor […]

Late goals shock Colonials

The GW men’s soccer team lost two painful home games during the weekend as Duquesne and St. Bonaventure each scored late goals to defeat the Colonials. GW (2-10-1, 1-6 A-10) looks to end its five-game losing streak (its second of the season) at Dayton Friday. Duquesne 1, GW 0Sunday, Oct. 17 The Colonials lost 1-0 […]

GW at the millenium: A Modern Woman

When Mabel Nelson Thurston, GW’s first female undergraduate, enrolled for a degree in the former Columbian University in 1889, she was not permitted to attend classes. Her education came from private meetings with professors, preventing her from being a “distraction” to the men in class. More than 100 years later, women make up more than […]

KingDavid Holt sez: That’s why they practice, people

Let me just begin by saying that I can probably go the rest of my life without seeing the father of our country make a Martha sandwich and then embark on an alternative lifestyle. Having said that, “Midnight Madness” was the most unbelievable, pull-out-all-the-stops, over-the-top, I-can’t believe-there’s-5,000-people-here, greatest-show-on-earth that I think that The George Washington […]

GW feels the “Madness”

When the smoke, the explosions, the light show, the bicyclists, the flaming batons, the Hawaiian dancers, the flying balls, the waving towels, the slam-dunking mascot, the dancing Georges, the dancing girls, the sound and the fury had finally subsided, mere basketball almost seemed like an afterthought. And for some early departees from “Midnight Madness,” it […]