November 8, 1999

Volume 96, Issue 28

Stories from the November 8, 1999 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Basketball Preview: Mike King looks to improve his shot

The GW men’s basketball team trailed No. 18 Xavier by two points at the Smith Center Jan. 14, 1998 with freshman Mike King at the foul line and no time remaining. It was King’s third collegiate game and his initiation into the intense world of GW basketball. With the entire arena focusing on him, King […]

GW women fight violence with fire

Flames burst out of one GW student’s mouth on the H Street Terrace Thursday as she attempted to eat fire while attending Take Back the Night, an annual march against violence. The fire will not consume us. We take it and make it our own, chanted the D.C. Lesbian Avengers, who taught the student volunteers […]

Panel promotes women in politics

Women from different segments of government and education united to address the lack of women involved in politics for the Oxygen cable network’s national Tank Tour Wednesday. Rep. Lynn Woolsey (D-Calif.), Director of Government Affairs Department of the American Association of University Women Nancy Zirkin and President of the Center for Women in Policy Studies […]

Basketball Preview: NBA tattoo? Check. Wins? Hmmmm.

So, here we are. Page 11. If you’re from China, we’re just getting started. But otherwise, you’ve probably learned a thing or two about GW basketball. God knows I have. I’m just wrapping up a weekendlong intensive course in Colonials hoops. So come into my office hours and let’s talk about what we’ve learned. So, […]

Students call for new drug laws

Students from 50 colleges said the war on drugs failed at the first annual Student Leaders in Drug Policy and Justice Conference held at GW this weekend. The GW Chapter of Students for a Sensible Drug Policy sponsored the event, which drew more than 200 students to the Marvin Center Ballroom. The event featured workshops […]

Political aides convene to tout importance of Web

Political Web strategists met with a GW political communication class Friday to discuss the Internet’s link to politics and possible changes in the future. The panel discussion was organized by adjunct professors Steve Rabinowitz and Laura Quinn, political media advisers to President Bill Clinton and Al Gore. The event drew Web strategists from Web sites […]

Basketball Preview: NOTE to all GW fans, the advantage is you

Despite being an only child of two Temple alums – one being a die-hard college basketball fan, the other an avid shopper – I never grew up rooting whole-heartedly for the Owls program. Sure I rooted for Eddie Jones and Aaron McKie in the mid-1990s, and unless it’s GW that they play, I won’t root […]

SA impeachment hearing looms amid student apathy

GW students are sometimes apathetic to the Student Association and its whims, but many will have to take interest when the SA Senate meets to decide the fate of impeached President Phil Meisner Tuesday night. In fact, out of about 17,025 full- and part-time students, only 2,090 students voted in the 1999 election that sent […]

HOVA hosts `October Orgy’

Administrators and students in the Hall on Virginia Avenue participated in a game, called October Orgy, designed to show students how quickly sexually transmitted diseases could spread through unprotected sex, said seventh floor Community Facilitator Maureen Fleming. In the game, held in the last week of October, each student was given five contraceptives, and students […]

Basketball Preview: The Hatchet’s Men’s Atlantic 10 Predictions

WEST 1. Xavier. Last season: 25-11 (12-4, 2nd), NIT semifinals; Skip Prosser, sixth year (106-45) After losing three stars, one might ask how Xavier could still win the West. The answer is Darnell Williams. If all goes well, another NCAA berth is likely. 2. George Washington. Last season: 20-9 (13-3, 1st), NCAA first round; Tom […]