April 15, 1999

Volume 95, Issue 63

Stories from the April 15, 1999 issue of the GW Hatchet.

SEAS professor discusses policy of Internet self-government

School of Engineering and Applied Science Professor C. Dianne Martin said in a lecture Monday that people will not confidently use services such as electronic commerce and online banking until the Internet is regarded as an actual place. The Internet, and especially the World Wide Web, is a burgeoning medium of learning, commerce, personal communication, […]

GW athletic director helps direct nation’s biggest tourney

Wearing his “Final Four” sweater vest, GW athletic director Jack Kvancz sat back in his chair, legs crossed, and told the story of his greatest athletic experience. GW’s athletic director has been an administrator for more than 24 years and played in the 1967 NCAA Regional Finals for Boston College and head coach Bob Cousy. […]

News Briefs

AU to host Latino youth conference American University’s Latino and American Student Organization will host the first Latino Youth Conference Saturday for Washington-area Latino youth. “Leading the World into the Next Millennium and Beyond” will focus on preparing Latino youth for the next millennium. The conference will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. […]

Israeli journalist uncovers Neo-Nazi movement

The week before Hitler’s birthday, Ron Furey and 4,000 of his Nazi comrades celebrated the anniversary of their hero’s birth with a raucous rally in honor of the F?hrer‘s success. Raving drunk, the swastika-covered tribe raged late into the night, praising themselves and dreaming of the future of the Rhineland. The soir?e was straight out […]

Hillel honors Holocaust victims and survivors

GW commemorated the 11 million men, women and children killed in the Holocaust during Yom Hashoah, the day of Holocaust remembrance, this week. GW Hillel, the Program Board, the Diversity Program Clearinghouse and other campus groups sponsored several events throughout the week, highlighting various aspects of the Holocaust, World War II and the current state […]

Dartmouth reacts to Greek-letter proposal

(U-WIRE) HANOVER, N.H. – An emotionally charged Dartmouth University Student Assembly meeting Wednesday night ended with the passage of a highly controversial resolution opposing any major alterations to the Coed Fraternity Sorority system without the consent of the CFS Council. This meeting comes two months after Dartmouth’s Board of Trustees announced a revolutionary social and […]

Shakespeare goes Greek

The play begins with a violent crash of noise – helicopters circling, the prison gates open and slam shut. The women of Troy enter, their heads shaven and clothing reflecting the horrible aftermath of war. Seasoned artistic director Michael Kahn brings to life “The Trojan Women,” the Shakespeare Theatre’s first Greek play. All the action […]

Freshmen to host Thurston Block Party

A five-story Ferris wheel, a moon bounce, free food and live music will highlight the Thurston Block Party Sunday. Organizers of the event said the block party in front of Thurston Hall is open to all students, but it is an especially important event for freshmen. “This is the only event freshmen have for themselves,” […]

SASS memo warns Greek-letter groups

A GW administrator threatened to suspend all fraternity and sorority events involving alcohol if Greek-letter organizations ignore University alcohol regulations. Mike Gargano, assistant vice president for Student and Academic Support Services, said he wrote a memo to the entire Greek-letter community last month because he will not tolerate violations of alcohol policies. He said he […]