November 16, 1998

Volume 95, Issue 32

Stories from the November 16, 1998 issue of the GW Hatchet.

JCFS asks Faculty Senate to change grad fee

The Joint Committee of Faculty and Students proposed Friday that the Faculty Senate’s executive committee consider changes to the fees graduate students in the Columbian School of Arts and Sciences pay to continue their research. The JCFS memorandum comes after the passage of a Student Association resolution in early September that advocates the elimination of […]

Soul Coughing explores new dimension on El Oso

El Oso (Warner Bros.), the third release from the quartet that was spawned by the gutters of the New York underground, is Soul Coughing’s best album to date. Soul Coughing has taken off in every direction except a predictable one. On the band’s latest album, the styles that made the previous albums successful resonate. M. […]

SEAS changes divide faculty

Faculty members in two School of Engineering and Applied Science departments are urging University administrators to hold off on a reorganization of the school’s infrastructure until the school develops a detailed strategic plan. Other SEAS departments, however, have publicly supported the plan laid out by GW Vice President for Academic Affairs Donald Lehman. In an […]

Classifieds [11/16/98]

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GW botany professor named best teacher of 1998

GW professor of Botany Terry L. Hufford recently was named the Outstanding Four Year College/University Biology teacher for 1998 by the National Association of Biology Teachers. Hufford was honored at the NABT National Meetings in Reno, Nev. Nov. 4-7. At an NABT annual breakfast and business meeting, he was presented with a cash award and […]

GW on pace to fix ‘Y2K bug’ before 2000

GW has progressed significantly toward alleviating computer problems that could occur on Jan. 1, 2000, GW Year 2000 Project Manager Dan Drageset said at a Faculty Senate meeting Friday. But GW will need to replace its system soon after the turn of the millennium. The “millennium bug” or “Y2K problem” has generated a flurry of […]

Turley calls Clinton’s impeachment unlikely

GW law Professor Jonathan Turley described his day of testifying before the House Judiciary Committee Monday as “just an extraordinary day.” Turley was part of a group of academics and historians who were asked by legislators to determine what presidential actions should be considered “high crimes and misdemeanors” under the Constitution’s impeachment clause. While Turley […]

Late games

GW competed in the Collegiate Water Polo Association Eastern Championship this weekend: Saturday:UMass 7, GW 5Brown 17, GW 10 Sunday:Princeton 6, GW 5 Look for more coverage in Thursday’s issue of The GW Hatchet.

Issues Awareness Night addresses depression

Almost 100 students and staff members attended Issues Awareness Night Wednesday in the Marvin Center to educate themselves about stress and depression. “This (issue) is especially important during this time of year with the stress of midterms and all the studying,” said Steven Van Wagoner, assistant professor at GW and a psychologist at the University […]

Big Head Todd and the Monsters radiates energy

You will sit there snapping your fingers, trying to jog your memory, inevitably wondering where you’ve heard this before. Probably nowhere – but the music of Big Head Todd and the Monsters undeniably sounds familiar. The band’s sound is unique, but its feel is familiar. With each note and chord on Live Monsters (Giant Records), […]