November 11, 1999

Volume 96, Issue 29

Stories from the November 11, 1999 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Atlantic 10 Women’s Basketball Coaches’ Poll

(first place votes in parantheses) West 1. Xavier (7)2. George Washington (3)3. Virginia Tech (2)4. Dayton5. La Salle6. Duquesne East 1. St. Joseph’s (12)2. Massachusetts3. Fordham4. Temple5. St. Bonaventure6. Rhode Island Elisa Aguilar. First Team All-ConferenceKristeena Alexander. Third Team All-ConferenceLindsey Davidson, Erica Lawrence. All-Rookie Team

GW’s three stars run down Five Star, 98-83

GW men’s basketball coach Tom Penders has said the Colonials would be a good offensive team this year whenever at least two of his guards are clicking. In its exhibition opener Tuesday night at the Smith Center, GW debuted its three-guard lineup with a performance that was clicking on all cylinders. SirValiant Brown made his […]

Just like starting over

Sophomore Jason Smith is looking to rebound and establish himself in the GW men’s basketball lineup after an early end to his rookie season at GW. He started his comeback Tuesday night with a 2-for-3 shooting performance for four points and four rebounds (three offensive) in 13 minutes of play. The lanky 6-8 forward missed […]

Upcoming Games

Thursday: no games scheduled Friday: WVBall vs. Dayton-7:30 p.m. Saturday: Swimming vs. La Salle-11 a.m. WVBall vs. Xavier-7 p.m. MWaterPolo vs. UMass-9 a.m. (at Eastern Championships) Sunday: MBBall vs. And One All-Stars (exhib.)-2 p.m. WBBall vs. Vologda Russia (exhib.)-4 p.m. MWaterPolo at Eastern ChampionshipsCrew at Belly of the Carnegie (Princeton, N.J.)

GW in Championship – barely

The GW men’s water polo team earned its spot in the upcoming Eastern Championships Saturday and Sunday in Annapolis, Md., but achieving placement in the tournament was not easy. The Colonials were forced into a must-win match in the Southern Championships the last weekend in October against Bucknell University – to whom they had previously […]

Up all night

It will stalk some students throughout their academic lives. Quietly, it will hunt them and strike when they least expect it. The fearless predator is procrastination, the bane of a college students’ existence. If there’s a paper to be done, and channel 43 has 90210 on – and there’s a 95 percent chance that they […]

Sports Brief

Golf fourth in last fall event The GW golf team finished fourth in the 10-team Cave’s Valley Collegiate Invitational Sunday and Monday in Owing Mills, Md. GW shot a 636 (318-318), led by sophomore Bryan Derdenger, who was the individual runner-up for the tournament. He carded a nine-over-par 151 (74-77). -Zach Leibowitz

Siamsa Tire proves Irish folklore goes beyond Lucky Charms

More than just Irish eyes were smiling during the opening night of Siamsa Tire, the National Folk Theatre of Ireland, at Ford’s Theatre. America’s fascination with Irish folk traditions began with Michael Flatly and his production Riverdance, which showcases Irish step-dancing. Siamsa Tire (pronounced she?m-sa t?-ar-uh) is twice the show Riverdance ever was. It incorporates […]

Tips to avoid procrastination

If procrastination is eating you alive, try these tips from the pros: 1. Keep an appointment book with a to do list and follow it everyday 2. Control interruptions like phone calls and visitors by studying in a quiet anonymous environment 3. Learn to say no. If you are asked to do something, and you […]

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