November 15, 1999

Volume 96, Issue 30

Stories from the November 15, 1999 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Student reveals details of fake ID operation

The bust A group of serious-looking men and women dressed in business suits, casual clothing, police uniforms and army fatigues quickly went to their third floor destination in Thurston Hall Wednesday afternoon. Fear penetrated students within earshot of the group’s first words. Police, search warrant, an officer yelled after a few loud knocks on a […]

GW tops La Salle

After dropping a meet to Atlantic 10 rival Virginia Tech last Saturday, the GW men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams bounced back with a win over La Salle Saturday at the Smith Center. Hosting their first home meet of the season, the teams took 20 out of 24 races, routing La Salle 129-111 (men) […]

Indian students bring culture to University

The Indian Student Association’s Diwali celebration offered a glimpse of Indian culture with brilliant colors, inspired music and the occasional trivia question Saturday night. Students, parents and Foggy Bottom residents gathered for the celebration in honor of Diwali, which means Festival of Lights. Diwali has its roots in Hindu mythology, though it is celebrated throughout […]

Water polo places seventh

The men’s water polo team ended its season by placing seventh in this past weekend’s Collegiate Water Polo Association Eastern Championship. GW began the tournament with an enormous challenge against No. 1 UMass. We started off really flat, said Coach Scott Reed. UMass took advantage of that fact as the Minutemen’s offense exploded during the […]

GW at the millennium: Female folk singers send message via music

Another wave of girl power is starting to hit mainstream America, but instead of platforms and hot pants, these women push the envelope with activist lyrics and counter-culture beauty standards. Throughout the last quarter of this century, women musicians have been banging on their drums, strumming their guitars and singing louder and louder to make […]

SA Senate acted rashly, vindictively

I am deeply saddened by the actions of the Student Association Senate Wednesday morning. When I decided to run for Student Association president last year, I was determined to bring about change in an organization that was the ridicule of the student body. The students voted for me because they had faith in my leadership. […]

GW at the millennium: Looking for friends in `The Real World’

In the beginning, there were Julie and Eric, a docile Alabama dancer and a buff New Jersey thug aspiring to be a model. The television gods at Bunim-Murray Productions plucked them from obscurity, set them up in a spacious (but austere by later seasons’ standards) New York loft and proclaimed that their sappy country-mouse and […]