September 17, 1998

Volume 95, Issue 14

Stories from the September 17, 1998 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Two GW a cappella groups ready to perform

The sound of music is filling the air as GW’s two a cappella groups prepare for their fall concert. “The more singing around the school, the better,” said Katherine Fischkoff, co-director of the Pitches, the all-women’s group. “We don’t sing classical, jazzy stuff,” Fischkoff said. “We sing contemporary fun songs that you hear on the […]

The Bar Belle

Originally Published 09/17/98 Bar: Fox and Hounds Lounge Where: 1537 17th St. N.W. Crowd: Most bargoers are in their late twenties and thirties Getting in: ID required Prices: Average Food: Typical bar food is available Dancing: None Pick-ups: A few Pluses: An outdoor patio – great for warm nights Minuses: It’s hard to get a […]

Program gives faculty time off to research

GW launched an experimental research program this year as part of an effort to snatch a Research I rating from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching when schools are evaluated in 2000. The Research Released Time Program allows several professors to teach one fewer class each semester to give them more time to […]

Tripping Daisy delivers show of unmatched rock ‘n’ roll

It would have benefited the entire music industry to attend the Tripping Daisy concert at the Black Cat Saturday. There, the industry would have experienced a night of flashing lights and raw, mind-blowing sounds that would have reminded it what rock ‘n’ roll is all about. Who would expect the fragile seeds of the 43-year-old […]

News Briefs

MSA kicks off the year Sixty people attended the Muslim Student Association’s ice cream social and information session last week, the group’s first meeting of the semester. MSA Vice President Amina Chaudary said attendees discovered the MSA is an enthusiastic club committed to bringing fun and religious understanding to campus. Specifically, Chaudary said the MSA […]

Classifieds [9/17/98]

Classified Ads Work Study Help Wanted Announcements Opportunities Internships Housing Offered Roommates Services-General Tutoring For Sale Miscellaneous Furniture

Letters to the Editor

Missing the source I read the movie review about Simon Birch in the Sept. 10 issue of The GW Hatchet (“Childish humor deprives Simon Birch of dignity“) and I was disappointed to see there was no mention that the movie is based on A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving. The reporter said the […]

Greek-letter life is misunderstood

On behalf of the Interfraternity Council’s executive board, I would like to respond to Joshua Isard’s letter “University rules limit rushees’ choices.” In his letter, Mr. Isard scratched the surface of a problematic situation. The issue of a one-week rush period has been a topic of debate for many years, and not just at The […]

J Street has a plethora of choices to offer

This summer the University worked hard to bring new stations and an overall better dining experience to GW. It is my belief that this hard work has paid off as the GW community has responded positively to our new salad bar, wrap station, breakfast bar and Burger King. In the last couple of weeks, many […]

Recycling recycling – Staff editorial

After a hiatus of several years because of budget cutbacks and financial problems, District officials are poised to rejuvenate a citywide recycling program. Each day, area residents produce tons of trash that is simply thrown into a big pit, molded into a mountain, shipped somewhere else or burned. Recycling is the best alternative to the […]