November 15, 1999

Volume 96, Issue 30

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

Naked injustice — staff editorial

The Ohio State University women’s rugby club was barred from competition for going topless in front of the Lincoln Memorial earlier this month, a harsh penalty for a harmless, and completely legal, stunt. The past weeks have been a painful odyssey for the team, ending lamentably when the Midwest Rugby Union ended the team’s season. […]

SA reports office theft and takes precautions

Student Association members reported a theft in the SA Thursday. Parts of the SA’s Ricoh copier, two boxes of forms and a box containing various office keys were reported stolen, University Police Director Dolores Stafford said. She said the theft probably took place sometime between Wednesday night and early Thursday morning. Stafford said whoever committed […]

GW reviews registration

Online registration received mixed reviews from students after preliminary glitches in the system occurred when students began registering for the spring semester last week. Some students raved about the efficiency of the new system, which debuted earlier this month, because it allowed some students to register in less than five minutes. Others said they had […]

Brown goes for 35 in 120-78 victory

If freshman SirValiant Brown and the Colonials continue to play like they did in Sunday afternoon’s 120-78 victory over the Nantucket Nectars, two things need to happen. Someone in the Sports Information Department better buy new record books, and the cheerleaders better buy some more T-shirts to throw into the crowd after three-pointers. If this […]

Sororities toss the pigskin for charity

GW’s Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity held its second annual Powder Puff Football Tournament Saturday at the fields near the Lincoln Memorial. Five of the seven recognized sororities showed up ready to play flag football. The event, which was a benefit for the Special Olympics as well as a social event to enhance Greek-letter relations, began […]

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 […]