November 11, 1999

Volume 96, Issue 29

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

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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Memory’s last glance

It only took two German secret police officers on motorcycles for the Nazis to secure Irene Zeigelstein’s small Hungarian town in the final months of World War II. It wasn’t because the town was so small, she said, but because her neighbors were so willing to assist the military invaders. In an instant, the people […]

Exhibit pays homage to benefactor of National Gallery

Somewhere along the line in our search for truth.many people seem to have forgotten the purpose of pleasure, of the simple enjoyment of simple things in their daily lives, Paul Mellon said in 1964. What we often really need is an hour alone to dream, to contemplate, or simply to feel the sun. A memorial […]

Senate removes Meisner as president

The Student Association Senate removed President Phil Meisner from his office early Wednesday morning, making Executive Vice President Caity Leu president. The Senate voted 21 to 2 with one abstention to remove Meisner. The decision came at about 7:30 a.m. Wednesday after nearly 11 hours of testimony from witnesses, cross-examinations and deliberation by members of […]

The Magical Musical: Strong performances overshadow minor flaws

Generic Theatre Company presents this weekend its first musical, Pippi, a humorous tale of a young prince trying to find his way in life. The show was produced on Broadway under the direction of world-renowned choreographer Bob Fosse. Director and choreographer Frannie Rosenberg recreated this magical musical with a style that reflects the spirit of […]

Clinton creates history at GW, participates in online town hall

President Bill Clinton traversed five blocks to GW’s Marvin Center Monday night to participate in the first presidential online town-hall meeting. Clinton said the town hall was a bold experimentation and compared his participation with other presidential firsts, including Franklin Roosevelt’s fireside chats and John F. Kennedy’s press conferences. Clinton participated in the online town […]

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