November 8, 1999

Volume 96, Issue 28

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

GW answers athletic concerns

Some universities nationwide are giving student athletes illegal considerations that allow them to keep up academically. Athletes are made out to be superstars, said GW freshman Danielle Moskalenkel, a member of the GW crew team. I mean, we get to register early, and sports are such a big thing on campus. Athletes’ names are in […]

Basketball Preview: How buff and blue made Celtic green for `Red’

He is perhaps the most renowned coach of all time, and certainly any discussion of NBA coaches begins and ends with him. Between 1957 and 1966, Arnold Red Auerbach and the Boston Celtics won nine NBA championships, including eight in a row. And it all started in the nation’s capital – with a man named […]

JBKO resident reports sexual assault

A female student alleged she was sexually assaulted in JBKO Hall Oct. 30, a University Police official said. The attack, which was committed by a male visiting one of his male friends in JBKO, occurred between 5 and 6 a.m., UPD Director Dolores Stafford said.The person was let in by a friend who lives there, […]

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: 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 […]

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: 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 […]

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 […]