October 5, 1998

Volume 95, Issue 19

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

GW misses deadline on postering kiosks

The University has not fulfilled its promise to provide more spots on campus for student organizations to advertise their events, Student Association President Carrie Potter said. Last summer, a committee of student activities representatives and facilities department officials agreed that the installation of kiosks at several locations on campus would give groups space to put […]

Virginia politics and lots of easy money

(U-WIRE) CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – In the past few days, Gov. James S. Gilmore III has received quite a bit of flack for taking time to fatten the Republican Party’s campaign treasure chest. Gilmore, some Democrats claim, should not be using his office’s bully pulpit to advance his own partisan concerns. They also argue, conveniently, that […]

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 […]