October 25, 1999

Volume 96, Issue 24

Stories from the October 25, 1999 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Swimmers top Navy

The GW women’s swimming and diving team opened its season with a win over the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., Saturday. Wins for the Colonial women included the 200-yard medley relay (Shauna McBreatry, Nell Friar, Rachel Smith and Ashley Orchard), the 800 freestyle (Jennifer Skinner), 100 backstroke (Laura Clemens), 100 breastroke (Friar), 50 freestyle […]

Negative manner regretful

Good writing always keeps me reading, and I felt compelled to continue reading Richard Alan Weiss’ article last week defending sweatshops. Although I didn’t necessarily agree with everything he said, I think he put forth a good argument with sufficient supporting detail. The tone of his article, however, seemed pompous and condescending at the very […]

IFC letter urges Sigma Alpha Epsilon to reform

GW fraternity and sorority presidents urged members of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity to curb their behavior in a letter sent to the chapter Thursday. The letter, which was signed by 22 Greek-letter leaders, was written after members of the Interfraternity Council said Sigma Alpha Epsilon brothers harassed and bullied them. Every weekend (Sigma Alpha […]

Upcoming Games

Monday: Golf at Old Dominion-SeaScape Intercollegiate (Kitty Hawk, N.C.) Tuesday:Golf at Old Dominion-SeaScape Intercollegiate (Kitty Hawk, N.C.) Wednesday:no games scheduled Thursday:no games scheduled

SA president ousts Dining Services head

Student Association President Phil Meisner asked Dining Services Commission Director Chris Voss to step down from his position last week, citing a lack of communication and ineffective advocacy in the DSC. The Dining Services Commission was incredibly effective at dishing out funds from their co-sponsorship fund, but missed the point of advocating for students about […]

Colonial women dominate

The Colonial women dominated their weekend matches against Fordham and Duquesne, sweeping their Atlantic 10 opponents at the Smith Center. GW’s offense tallied 111 kills over the weekend, giving up a combined 56 kills to its overwhelmed opponents. Junior Renee Arnold led the Colonial women with a weekend attack percentage of .480, pounding 26 kills […]

Sports Briefs

Water Polo drops three more The GW men’s water polo team lost three close matches this weekend at the ECAC tournament at Brown University. GW lost 9-6 to Saint Francis College and 12-9 to the U.S. Naval Academy Saturday. Bucknell University edged GW 12-10 Sunday. Senior Rush Taylor led GW with eight goals over the […]

NROTC women discuss equality

Members of GW’s Navy Reserve Officer Training Corps gathered Thursday to discuss the struggles women face trying to gain equality in the armed forces. The GW women, joined by NROTC students from Georgetown University and the University of Maryland, attended the presentation at the Women in Military Service for America Memorial, located at the gates […]

Ash overcomes small flaws with memorable songs

When Ash released its debut 1977 in 1996, most of the band members were too young to get into the clubs in which the band played. With the release of its latest album, Nu-Clear Sounds (Dreamworks), Ash shows growing up doesn’t necessarily mean growing old. Ash’s sound is one part ragged power punk like Nirvana […]