September 10, 1998

Volume 95, Issue 12

Stories from the September 10, 1998 issue of the GW Hatchet.

GW Votes registers 500 students to vote

The Student Association and Residence Hall Association paired up Tuesday to register 500 students to vote in November’s D.C. elections. Organizers reached their goal, registering 200 voters Tuesday afternoon and 300 more at an evening registration drive in the residence halls, SA Executive Vice President Jesse Strauss said. “Because most students don’t vote in the […]

Modernized `Waiting for Godot’ lingers with audience members

Two tramps who sit on a mound of dirt on a roadside simply waiting does not sound like a compelling concept for a play. But in Samuel Beckett’s dramatic modern play “Waiting for Godot,” waiting is anything but boring. The Studio Theatre’s “Waiting for Godot” brings the 1940s drama into the modern world. This 50th […]

Classifieds [9/10/98]

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Metro ads tout GW’s career education

GW’s Center for Career Education launched a campaign this summer to advertise its mid-career academic programs to residents of the D.C. metropolitan area. The ongoing ad campaign – which has cost GW $305,000 in the last year – incorporates direct mail, advertisements in newspapers and on Metro cars, radio spots, and banners on Web sites. […]

String of campus fires raises safety concerns

Two kitchen fires forced the evacuation of students in Francis Scott Key and Munson halls late last week, the third and fourth fires on campus in the last two weeks. Residence hall smoke detectors failed in both of last week’s fires, raising questions among students about GW’s fire safety standards. Thursday’s fire in FSK Hall, […]

Sorority adviser gets help in cancer fight

People outside the Greek-letter community can say what they want about fraternity and sorority life. Leukemia patient Michelle Crosby said she could spend hours explaining why everyone should join a Greek-letter organization. “You just don’t know what you’re going to need and when you’re going to need it,” said Crosby, a recent rush adviser for […]

CLLC staffers receive campus apartments

Residence hall apartments that formerly housed community directors have been given at no cost to full-time Community Living and Learning Center staff members as part of a new CLLC program. Three CLLC staffers have been given the furnished apartments in addition to their regular salaries as part of the Community Initiative Fellowship program. The fellowship […]

Brazil, Williams offer their takes on University relations

Jack Evans has represented GW in the City Council for the last seven years, but he is not the only mayoral candidate with ideas about working with the University. Harold Brazil, another candidate for the Democratic nomination, said he believes the mayor should have a very active role in mediating problems between local residents and […]

Student steals ISA e-mail password

A member of the GW Indian community sent a harshly worded e-mail message from the Indian Students’ Association account to ISA members Wednesday after stealing the account’s password, ISA Co-President Rajan Bhaskar said. The e-mail criticized the “state of the GW Indian scene,” calling it an “aggregate of divided cliques united only in name and […]

Bid day changes for Jewish holiday

The Interfraternity Council has changed the day bids will be given to incoming pledges to eliminate conflicts with the upcoming Jewish holidays. However, the highly structured formal rush schedule for sororities will not change. Originally, fraternities only could give bids on or after Sept. 19 at 12 a.m., said Jacob Pfeffer, president of Alpha Epsilon […]