October 5, 1998

Volume 95, Issue 19

Stories from the October 5, 1998 issue of the GW Hatchet.

BNL dazzles crowd with unique show

Barenaked Ladies’ musical ingenuity lies in its creative, inane lyrics. Let the band free to improv on stage and its members’ fast-moving lips and quick-thinking minds move to an entirely new echelon. During its concert Friday at American University’s Bender Arena, the most entertaining part of the show surprisingly was not the tunes but the […]

$10,000 kiosks – Staff editorial

Ten thousand dollars. That is the amount the University plans to pay for each new poster kiosk it plans to place on campus. The state-of-the-art kiosks are fitted with a glass enclosure to protect the posters from the wrath of nature’s elements and electrical lights to illuminate posters. No word yet on whether a central […]

Unregistered groups receive SA funding

Thirty-one student groups that are not registered with the Student Activities Center received funding from the Student Association this semester, even though registration with SAC is a prerequisite for receiving allocations, SA President Carrie Potter said. The Medical Center Student Council and Protest THIS! are among the groups that have not registered, Potter said. Changes […]

Upcoming Games

G-golfWVB-women’s volleyball Monday: G at St. Bonnie’s Invit. Tuesday: WVB at GMU-7:30 p.m. Wednesday: no games scheduled Thursday: no games scheduled

One fraternity’s troubled times

The GW chapter of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity continues to prepare to defend itself against possible legal action by GW’s general counsel’s office. But GW is not the first university to accuse a Sigma Alpha Epsilon chapter of misbehavior, nor is it the first time the national organization and university administrators have clashed in […]

GW drops a pair in A-10 action

Once near the top of the Atlantic 10, GW stands in the middle of the pack after losing ground in two weekend losses. The Colonial women were outmatched in three games against Rhode Island Saturday after being upset Friday in a five-game contest by a Massachusetts squad with a record under .500. “The conference is […]

GW could notify parents about alcohol violations under new bill

The University will have the option to notify the parents of students who violate alcohol and drug laws and policies under legislation passed by Congress last week. The provision is an amendment to the Higher Education Reauthorization Act that was passed by the U.S. Senate Sept. 29 and the House Sept. 28. The amendment, proposed […]

Women’s soccer stretches winning streak to five

The GW women’s soccer team that lost its first six games is much different than the team that has won its last five, head coach Michele Rodriguez-Smith said. “We were sick of losing, that’s the big thing,” she said. “We regained our focus and decided to put everything behind us, put the losses behind us […]

Spirit Week to kick off basketball season

The first annual Spirit Week celebration will begin Oct. 11 with a series of events the SA said it hopes will promote school spirit and kick off the basketball season. Spirit Week officially opens with the men’s water polo match at the Smith Center Oct. 11, followed by a men’s soccer match against Rhode Island, […]

GW loses, ties in A-10 matches

The GW men’s soccer team went on the road this weekend to face Atlantic 10 competition and came out of the trip with a draw and a loss. At La Salle Sunday, the Colonials managed a 2-2 tie after falling to Fordham 1-0 in overtime Friday. After defeating Howard University in the season opener, GW […]