September 7, 1999

Volume 96, Issue 10

Stories from the September 7, 1999 issue of the GW Hatchet.

GW bites into food studies

The GW Career Center is offering a food studies program for students interested in food service careers and policy issues. The program will provide students with knowledge in specific areas of food studies, including the social, political, economic, historical and cultural background of food services, according to a Career Center course description. Administrative Coordinator Amy […]

Upcoming games

Tuesday:no games scheduled. Wednesday:WSoccer at George Mason-4 p.m.WVBall at Georgetown-7 p.m. Thursday:no games scheduled. Friday: WVBall vs. Brown (Navy Tournament)-4 p.m.

Center for Academic Technology steps up after CIRC dissolves

The Center for Academic Technology is taking shape this year to provide “vision, planning and technical support” to activities that blend technology with academics and research, according to a department description released by CAT. After last year’s break-up of the Computer Information Resource Center (CIRC), CAT will overlook projects including the Instructional Technology Lab, Prometheus, […]

Vertical Horizon promises to be another fleeting hit

Vertical Horizon’s latest release, Everything You Want (BMG), is a welcome follow-up to the band’s last release. The four-man band of vocalist Matthew Scannell, acoustic guitarist Keith Kane, bass guitarist Sean Hurley and drummer Ed Toth makes good on the pop-rock scene but doesn’t stray too far from the band’s music, which was ready for […]

GW honors Russian poet with Academic Center statue

GW will hold a dedication ceremony to celebrate the erection of a monument in honor of Russian poet Alexander Pushkin in October. The dedication of the Pushkin statue will be held at 10:30 a.m. Oct. 19 at the corner of 22nd and H streets. After the dedication ceremony, guests can participate in a salon at […]

Beautiful lyrics place Shack above others

How to make a winning album: Take equal parts of the best of Oasis and R.E.M. Mix them together and sprinkle in a bit of heroin. Don’t think it would work? Listen to the beautiful music the British group Shack created on its album H.M.S. Fable (London) and you might just change your mind. The […]

Record number of students apply for CSA positions

Applications for Community Service Aide positions poured into University Police this semester because of salary raises and the use of new recruitment techniques, said UPD Director Dolores Stafford. UPD is looking over 31 applications to fill the nine CSA positions still open. The influx of applicants is a first in recent UPD history after last […]

News Briefs

GW ranks high with Peace Corps GW ranked 10th among the top 25 Peace Corps volunteer producing universities and colleges in the mid-Atlantic region. Twenty-five GW graduates from the class of 1999 serve in the Peace Corps, working to fight hunger, purify water in communities, instruct children, start new businesses and impede the spread of […]

Advisers help students through maze of requirements

Navigating through the maze of graduation requirements is daunting to some GW students. To give students some direction, the University offers a network of faculty advisers, intended to “help students learn to make well-informed choices,” according to the University Bulletin. Both students and faculty, however, acknowledge common problems with the system, including a lack of […]