November 11, 1999

Volume 96, Issue 29

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

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 […]

Classifieds (11/8)

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

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 […]