When the publisher of The Los Angeles Times, Kathryn Downing, ran a special edition Sunday magazine Oct. 10 about the city’s new Staples Center sports arena, she failed to inform the newspaper’s reporters, editors and readership that the Times would share the revenue from the issue with Staples. Not only was the deal an appalling […]
November 18, 1999
Volume 96, Issue 31
Stories from the November 18, 1999 issue of the GW Hatchet.
GW’s Board of Trustees adds new members GW’s Board of Trustees recently elected four new members including businessman and Washington Capitals co-owner Jonathan J. Ledecky, Marsellis-Warner Corporation President and CEO Philip Samuel Amsterdam, lawyer C. Michael Carter and Henry Ric Duques, CEO of First Data Corporation. Amsterdam, Carter and Duques are GW alumni, according to […]
In what arguably can be called one of the more disappointing fall seasons ever for GW sports, the GW women’s volleyball team stands one win away from a top-four regular season finish and a trip to the Atlantic 10 Tournament in Philadelphia Nov 26 and 27. The Colonial women will travel to Rhode Island and […]
(U-WIRE) CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – For the past two months, Edward Francis Meinert Jr., an Harvard Extension School student, posed as a transfer student in the College class of ’02. Meinert had conned his friends and colleagues, hiding the fact that he was not an undergraduate and that he was also facing an impending federal sentence […]
The GW men’s basketball team left Tuesday for Alaska and the Top of the World Classic, with Coach Tom Penders on the brink of a milestone. The Colonials open their regular season against Indiana State University Friday night at 11 p.m EST, when Penders will be seeking his 499th career victory. For the trip, the […]
In Monday’s Hatchet (SA’s new mission: student advocacy), Caity Leu wrote about the new student advocacy line. I was cynical, but having had an interesting (and frustrating) problem the night before, I called. I found out all the info that the advocacy people needed and decided to wait until morning and e-mail them. I e-mailed […]
November 16, 1999J Street 12:00 p.m. One hour prior to Convocation, this reporter was unsure as to what the event would entail. A walk around J Street generated varied responses, ranging from the clueless to the knowledgeable, the enthusiastic to the indifferent. Some students believed that a speech delivered by President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg was […]
With the year 2000 presidential election quickly approaching, one issue that needs to be fully addressed by the candidates and must echo in the minds of us all when voting is the environment. Most people do not consider the environment as a prominent issue in the elections because they fail to realize that the protection […]
From the start, it’s clear that Yuka Honda, one half of the New York City band Cibo Matto, doesn’t like to stay within the lines. When asked to name five albums that everyone should hear, she rattled off all of Stevie Wonder’s records, everything by Earth, Wind, and Fire, Sly Stone, all of the Beatles’ […]
GW men’s water polo coach Scott Reed commented on the team’s first loss at the Collegiate Water Polo Eastern Championship last weekend. We started off really flat, he said. And on the second loss: We started off really flat again.