November 1, 1999

Volume 96, Issue 26

Stories from the November 1, 1999 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Cultural groups invite outsiders

Jessica Falcone, a first-year graduate student, said she began her obsession with Indian culture in high school. Since then, her obsession has earned her full-fledged addict status, she said. I’m just a regular white person obsessed with Indian culture, Falcone said. My parents are extremely confused by me. And I cannot even put my finger […]

Upcoming Games

Monday:No games scheduled Tuesday: WBball vs. University of Latvia Select Team (Exhibition) 7:00 p.m. Wednesday:No games scheduled Thursday:No games scheduled

Classifieds (11/1)

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GW dean discusses implications of U.S. foreign intervention

The Elliott School of International Affairs dean discussed global implications of the Clinton Doctrine and U.S. involvement in Kosovo Thursday during a lecture in the Stuart Hall Commons. Dean Harry Harding gave the lecture, entitled What the Clinton Doctrine Means for Asia, as a part of the Pacific Affairs Studies Society’s (PASS) Brown Bag Lecture […]

Foes shut out GW in final matches

The GW men’s soccer team finished its season with two Atlantic 10 road losses this weekend at St. Joseph’s and Temple. The Colonials (3-12-2, 2-8-1 A-10) were not able to carry over the success they had in Ohio last weekend when they defeated Xavier and tied Dayton. In both contests in Philadelphia, GW fell behind […]

GW students discuss science and technologyat Pugwash conference

Students and professors from universities worldwide visited GW to discuss the ethical implications of scientific and technological advancement in the 21st century during the national Student Pugwash U.S.A. conference this weekend. Pugwash is an organization that emphasizes socially responsible applications of science and technology, said Anna Moden, associate director of SPUSA. GW Pugwash member Julie […]

Sluggish cross country finishes 10th

The GW men’s and women’s cross country teams both finished in 10th place at the Atlantic 10 Cross Country Championships in Philadelphia – the most important meet of the season. La Salle won the men’s race, and Massachusetts won the women’s race. I think everyone ran below their abilities, said senior Jeff McCarthy, who was […]

Costume ball draws a mysterious crowd

Angels danced with devils while Futuristic Ghetto Girls shot at each other with their iridescent water guns at the Black People’s Union Costume Ball in the Marvin Center Ballroom Friday night. BPU President Nneka Mokwunye said her organization was originally going to host a suitcase party to raise money for the BPU and decided to […]

Sports Brief

The GW men’s water polo team defeated Bucknell University 10-8 Saturday at the Southern Championships in Princeton, N.J. The win qualifies the team for the Eastern Championships at the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md, Nov. 13-14. The team proceeded to lose to Navy 8-3 in the semifinals and then fell to Johns Hopkins […]

Professor raises money for leukemia research

GW Professor Charles Toftoy said since discovering he was one of 19 business leaders in the D.C. area nominated for Bloomingdale’s Man of the Year Award, he has been devoting much of his time and energy to raising money for the Leukemia Society of America. I’ve never done anything like this before, Toftoy said as […]