January 28, 1999

Volume 95, Issue 43

Stories from the January 28, 1999 issue of the GW Hatchet.

PB scales down programs after $45,000 concert loss

Program Board members have begun to look for more inexpensive methods of programming this semester, after the organization lost $45,000 on the November Blues Traveler concert it planned, PB Executive Chair Brian Nathanson said. “We aren’t planning any more large-scale programs right now, but we are looking for alternate ways to program that are cheaper […]

GW teams to face floundering squads

The GW men’s basketball team takes on two teams at the Smith Center this weekend while the women hit the road for a pair of games. None of GW’s four opponents are playing their best basketball. The men host Duquesne at 7:30 p.m. Thursday before Fordham visits for Homecoming at 2 p.m. Sunday. The Dukes […]

Romantic teen comedies return to the movie screen

With the success of teen slasher movies such as Scream and I Know What You Did Last Summer, it seemed Hollywood had turned away from romantic teen comedies. But She’s All That (Miramax), a sweet and funny high school love story, revisits the neglected genre of Cinderella story lines. She’s All That could be described […]

GW fails to clarify location of classes

GW students who unknowingly registered for courses at the Mount Vernon campus were frustrated on the first day of the new semester when they could not find their classes. Students enrolled in several English 11 sections, economics 12 and statistics 53 searched for a building designated “ACAD,” under which many Mount Vernon courses were listed. […]

GW women’s tennis endures rough start

The GW women’s tennis team opened the spring season with a pair of losses to James Madison University and the College of William & Mary last weekend in Williamsburg, Va. GW fell to James Madison 8-1 Saturday and then lost 9-0 to William & Mary the following day. Fourth-seeded freshman Katarina Stastny provided GW’s lone […]

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GW students protest single-sex room policy

Freshmen Clark Harding and Kathy Rooney took their case to the American Civil Liberties Union Friday after the University denied their request to live together on campus. Crawford Hall residents Harding and Rooney submitted a grievance and the Community Living and Learning Center’s rejection of their request to the ACLU. Rooney said the pair is […]

GW Socialists call for economic equality and an end to capitalism

They looked like an ordinary assortment of young people settling into a Marvin Center room Tuesday night, but the dozen attendants at the meeting of the International Socialists Organization called themselves and their mission “revolutionary.” Embracing the prospect of economic equality and deriding the sins of capitalism, the young ISO members debated where to concentrate […]

You Make the Call

What do you think about the possibility of splitting the Student Association into undergraduates and graduate students? “I’ve met a couple of (graduate students) and the graduate students think there’s a hierarchy. No undergraduate students know graduates, and it seems like an undergraduate school.”-Melissa Friedman, freshman “I think concerns of graduate students and research programs […]

Swerving off course

The path from GW freshman to Colombian School scholar is littered with cheap beer, tuition-induced poverty and J Street indigestion. But a true milestone for many freshmen may be an academic one. The first day of every semester, freshmen walk into a classroom to complete their English requirement and emerge wondering whether they have crossed […]