September 28, 1998

Volume 95, Issue 17

Stories from the September 28, 1998 issue of the GW Hatchet.

GW crews open season at Head of the Potomac

The GW men’s and women’s crew teams opened their seasons in merciless heat Saturday at the Head of the Potomac. Before a few hundred fans and participants, the Colonials finished with positive results but no victories, competing against other collegiate crews as well as various club teams. The regatta was billed as a season-opening warm-up […]

GW routs Bonnies for third A-10 win

The GW women’s volleyball team beat St. Bonaventure Friday night at the Rielly Center, dominating the Bonnies in a three-game sweep. The Colonial women (8-4, 3-1) won their third consecutive Atlantic 10 conference match and completed their second straight sweep. GW took its momentum into the match and steamrolled the Bonnies in a one-hour match, […]

GW men’s soccer ties Hokies, stops winless streak at seven

GW opened Atlantic 10 Conference play in thrilling fashion with a 1-1 draw after 120 minutes of nail-biting soccer at Virginia Tech. At the end of four periods of play – two 45-minute halves and two 15-minute overtime periods – the score was deadlocked at one goal apiece. Colonial goalkeeper Michael Jelencovich weathered a storm […]

Athenaeum thrives on simplicity

Athenaeum does not bring anything new to the music scene, which makes it unique in today’s music industry. The band’s debut album, Radiance (Atlantic Records), succeeds on the band’s simplicity and typical pop sound. Athenaeum does not have a fresh new sound, but somehow, the band is refreshing. Instead of trying to be a musical […]

Son Volt meshes rock and country

Deep and mysterious, the lead vocalist of the alternative country band Son Volt sounds like the singer from the retired group Uncle Tupelo – and with good reason. It’s the same guy. With an unmistakable voice, Jay Farrar organized Son Volt after leaving Uncle Tupelo in 1994. Sun Volt introduces a new style to the […]

Rediscovering the Cold War

On a cold, bright November morning in 1995, a British film crew pans the streets of Fulton, Mo. Little has changed in the last 50 years. But shreds of archival information recently unearthed for CNN’s “Cold War” documentary series paint a much different, colorless picture of Fulton in March of 1946. That month, President Harry […]

Classifieds [9/28/98]

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MCGB demands voice in renovations

Members of the Marvin Center Governing Board said their input has not been included in the plans for renovations to the student center, a project they said might reduce the amount of student space on the building’s fourth floor. “It wasn’t even a consideration to include the Marvin Center Governing Board in the renovation plan’s […]

GW installs computer security measures

GW recently installed security measures to deter students from illegally posting copyrighted software programs on the University’s computer network. The security device, known as a firewall, has been in place for about two weeks to stop file transfer protocol (FTP) servers from posting large amounts of information on Web sites. Postings such as copyrighted software […]