November 8, 1999

Volume 96, Issue 28

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

UPD nabs men soliciting sex

University Police barred 20 men from campus for soliciting sex in the Marvin Center men’s bathrooms, ending UPD’s two-week undercover operation Friday, University administrators said. The men solicited plain-clothed male UPD officers for sexual favors in the Marvin Center bathrooms, UPD Director Dolores Stafford said. The operation comes after years of concern over illegal activities […]

Colonials versus Five Star Hawks

7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 9Smith CenterRadio: WRGW, 540 AM (available at The Hawks are a team of late-20s players who all once attended the Five Star Basketball Camp. The Hawks play St. John’s University Wednesday night and have already played Wake Forest University, the University of North Carolina, Davidson College and Duke University. The […]

Roll over!

November 5, 1999Smith Center Pool9:32 p.m. The scene was tense. I walked up to the Smith Center swimming pool to find women – lots of women – and a bunch of guys, decked out in swimsuits and looking a little out of their element in sea kayaks. Instructor Tom, the energetic outdoor adventurer who would […]

Upcoming Games

Monday: Golf at Delaware-Caves Valley Invitational (Williamsburg, Va.) Tuesday: MBBall vs. Five Star Hawks (exhibition)-7:30 p.m. Wednesday: MSwimming at Navy-5 p.m. Thursday: no games scheduled

SA petition prompts concerns

The storm of controversy surrounding the impeachment of Student Association President Phil Meisner and his pledge to dissolve the SA intensified this weekend as new fears arose about funding for student groups. Tuesday’s impeachment trial and the circulation of petitions to dissolve the SA have many students wondering what will happen to allocations. Student groups […]

Sports Briefs

Penders expects up to two recruits The basketball early-signing period starts Wednesday and men’s basketball coach Tom Penders said Saturday the team has three basketball scholarships opening up next year, and they may all be filled. I feel very good about our chances to get a very high level player and stay away from the […]

The road from rape

This story is first in a two-part series examining rape on campus In the early morning hours of Oct. 30, a female GW student was sexually assaulted in JBKO Residence Hall. Her attacker was the male friend of another man who lived in the building. This is the most recent incident of reported sexual assault […]

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 […]