November 16, 1998

Volume 95, Issue 32

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

WIN embraces women’s action

Nearly 150 men and women huddled together in the chilly darkness Thursday night to listen to the stories of survivors. One by one, student speakers approached the microphone to share personal experiences about rape or assault at the annual “Take Back the Night” rally and march sponsored by Womyn’s Issues Now. Each of the half-dozen […]

Penders era begins with win over George Mason

The hype surrounding the GW men’s basketball team this year says the Colonials are going to put up big numbers on offense. But in GW’s season opener Friday before 5,121 at the Smith Center, it was defense that carried the day as the Colonials (1-0) earned a 71-59 victory over George Mason University. “We played […]

Blues Traveler set to rock GW

When Blues Traveler comes to GW’s Smith Center Wednesday night for the first time in three years, its performance will be the culmination of months of behind-the-scenes planning by the GW Program Board, said PB members and University administrators. GW is slated to be the fourth show on Blues Traveler’s 11-stop tour, which will promote […]

Jim Carroll combines spoken word and music on album

Since the birth of rock ‘n’ roll, lyrics and poetry have played an important role. Bob Dylan, Jim Morrison, Lou Reed and Patti Smith are a few of rock ‘n’ roll’s legendary poets. With the release of Jim Carroll’s latest album Pools of Mercury (Mercury), he should be added to the esteemed list. Carroll’s writing […]

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 […]

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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 […]