September 14, 1998

Volume 95, Issue 13

Stories from the September 14, 1998 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Webmail overload leaves students frustrated

Frustrated students and faculty could not access their e-mail through the Internet Tuesday when the University’s Webmail system went down between 9:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. One hundred faculty members and students complained to the Computer Information and Resource Center that they were unable to use the Internet-based e-mail system, said Louis Napper, a CIRC […]

Men’s soccer team combats its youth

The young and inexperienced GW men’s soccer team has shown promise this fall. The question is whether that promise will be fulfilled. With head coach George Lidster back after a year hiatus and an impressive 3-1 win over NCAA Tournament qualifier Howard University earlier this season, the Colonials already have shown they can compete at […]

Wary of the Web

Recent upgrades to the University’s technological resources make the Internet an increasingly useful research tool for GW students. But as more students cite Web sites as sources in term papers, instructors advise students to navigate the Internet’s vast supply of information with caution. “I myself, as a graduate student, find very useful material on the […]

Colonial women look to rebound from slow start

The GW women’s soccer team is looking forward to improving on its 13-6-2 (9-2 Atlantic 10) record and second-place conference finish in the 1997 season. However, the Colonial women have had a tough start to the season, losing their first four games. GW is adjusting to the graduation of several key players from last year’s […]

GW extends housing to domestic partners

Homosexual University employees who live in on-campus apartments as part of their housing contract with GW can now share campus housing with their domestic partners, according to a GW policy that went into effect July 1. Under the policy’s new terms, an unmarried heterosexual couple also can share a campus apartment, which was not permitted […]

Robertson breaks leg again, will miss another season

GW women’s soccer player Kristin Robertson is enrolled for her fifth year at the University but still is waiting to play her fourth year of collegiate soccer. Robertson was sidelined last season with a broken leg and will have to sit out again this season after breaking the same leg. She has played only three […]

PB’s Fall Fest offers playtime on the Quad

Fall Fest drew students to the Quad Saturday to enjoy music, games, free food and prizes at the Program Board’s annual outdoor party. PB members said the mix of good weather, live music and new programming ideas pulled students to the event. The live music on the Quad provided the day’s main attraction. PB Concerts […]

Maturing GW volleyball team aims for Atlantic 10 tourney

Last season, the GW women’s volleyball team won five of its last six conference matches and despite missing the postseason play, had a good season, head coach Susie Homan said. This season, however, the Colonial women have the senior leadership and overall experience they lacked a year ago. With two seniors and six sophomores who […]

Campus renovation enters final phase

After eight years of research and almost three years of construction, the mid-campus quad renovation project is expected to enter its last stages by late May, said Al Ingle, GW’s associate vice president for business affairs. Ingle spoke to students and faculty gathered in Gelman Yard Wednesday evening for a Residence Hall Association cookout and […]

GW water polo team wants to build on success of 1997

After a 3-1 start to the 1998 season, the GW water polo team hopes to continue last year’s success with seven returning players and seven new players this season. Last season was one of the best on record for GW water polo – the team was ranked as high as 16th in the nation and […]