October 5, 1998

Volume 95, Issue 19

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

Auction raises funds for cancer research

GW Greek-letter organizations joined together to raise money for cancer research Thursday night at the First Annual Greek Week Date Auction. Twenty fraternity and sorority members and Student Association President Carrie Potter – the only non-Greek-letter community member to participate – were auctioned at J Street. Proceeds went to St. Jude’s Hospital for Cancer Research. […]

Parental notification – Staff editorial

President Clinton is poised to sign into law a bill that could affect millions of college students across the country. The legislation, an amendment to the Higher Education Reauthorization Act, would allow – but not require – colleges to inform parents if their children violate university alcohol and drug policies or local laws. GW has […]

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 […]