November 8, 1999

Volume 96, Issue 28

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

Former SA candidate pleads guilty to first-degree fraud

Former GW student Ed Meinert, once a very active member of the GW community, pled guilty to two counts of fraud last month. He ran for Student Association president last spring and the Advisory Neighborhood Commission, was a member of the Colonial Cabinet and interned on Capitol Hill, former friends of his said. But what […]

Basketball Preview: McKeown, nothing but a success

It is not hard to figure out why the GW women’s basketball program in the 1990s has being nothing less than dominant. It is rather easy in fact to realize why GW is 224-85 (.725) in the decade, which includes two Sweet 16 appearances and one Elite Eight appearance in seven NCAA Tournaments. This winning […]

Archer Prewitt fails to produce results on solo effort

Archer Prewitt set some high expectations for himself. After spending recent years as the sublime vocal mastermind in the seminal Chicago post-rock combo, The Sea and Cake, Prewitt returns to the spotlight with a new solo effort, White Sky (Carrot Top Records). Unfortunately, Prewitt dives deep into the deceptively placid sea of blissful pop music, […]

Classifieds (11/4)

Classified Ads Help Wanted Announcements Personal Services Opportunities Internships Housing Offered Housing Wanted Travel Tutoring Typing/Word Proc. For Sale Miscellaneous


The Nov. 4 article Fraternity report re-ignites conflict: Judicial report points to numerous Sigma Alpha Epsilon violations should have included that in 1996, Student Judicial Services found one member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon not in violation of a sexual assault charge.

Basketball Preview: Penders: I want to go to a Final Four

GW men’s basketball coach Tom Penders has been many places in his coaching career: Tufts and Columbia universities, Fordham, Rhode Island, the University of Texas and finally GW. Despite his experience, Penders feels for the first time in his career, he has the full support of the college where he is coaching. Everybody here wants […]

The Bachelor adds small quirks to romantic comedy

The Bachelor (New Line Cinema) is about one thing. Brides, brides, and more brides. And a bachelor. The movie is the typical boy meets girl, falls in love with her,loses her and tries to win her back theme. The Bachelor has a slight twist, though. There are flowers, birds, romantic music and enough sappy lines […]

GW Spanish professor wins poetry contest

Poetry is one of the most delicate ways in which I can express life, the universe and the people I meet, said Gladys Illarregui, a GW professor who was awarded the International Jorge Luis Borges 1999 award for her book of poems. Illarregui, who is a Spanish professor, will have her book, Poema a Medianoche […]

Squarepusher defines techno as the modern version of jazz

It seems that as times change, jazz slowly is becoming the new classical music, and techno is taking over as the new jazz. No one illustrates the change better than Tom Jenkinson, a.k.a Squarepusher, on his new album Sixteen Selection (Warp). The electronic music on Sixteen Selection is jazz in the literal and the conceptual […]