September 28, 1998

Volume 95, Issue 17

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

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 […]

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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 […]

Young Democrats back DNC

GW College Democrats attended a meeting of the Democratic National Committee Saturday morning with chapters from five other area schools in a strong show of support for the Democratic Party. Vice President Gore, Rev. Jesse Jackson and House Minority Leader Richard Gephardt (Mo.) were among the party leaders who spoke at the event. Almost 200 […]

Cancer march attracts GW volunteers

At the Lincoln Memorial Friday night, Rachel Rosenblum stood amid the crowd of cancer survivors, some with bandanna-covered heads, some in wheelchairs. The GW senior had a pink ribbon pinned to her chest. She had come to the candlelight vigil on the monument’s steps to gather information for her mother, who recently was diagnosed with […]

SA uses resolutions as a bargaining tool

Resolutions passed in the Student Association Senate give GW students a voice in administration decisions. The resolutions, known as the “sense of the Senate,” are one way senators push issues into the campus spotlight and inform students and administrators, said undergraduate Sen. Phil Meisner (ESIA). A resolution begins with ideas gleaned from the senators’ constituencies […]

Spirit of cancer march unites thousands

Thousands of cancer survivors and activists shouted “no more cancer” on the National Mall Saturday, in an effort to focus the nation’s attention on the fight against cancer and away from the “soap operas in the White House,” said Rev. Jesse Jackson. From speakers to victims, the message of the day was clear – cancer […]