September 13, 1999

Volume 96, Issue 12

Stories from the September 13, 1999 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Volunteer group initiates improved community ties

GW students are attempting to reach out to Foggy Bottom residents through new initiatives to improve community interaction, student leaders said. United Foggy Bottom, a community service project geared to help area senior citizens with everyday activities, was created last year by former Student Association President Carrie Potter and continues this year under the leadership […]

D.C. Diary: In election-obsessed GW, a new kind of candidate emerges

September 8, 1999Crawford Hall11:45 p.m. In the cramped lobby of Crawford Hall tonight there were no balloons, eleventh-hour prayers, or giddy campaign workers counting down the minutes. But it was election night, nonetheless, in GW’s tiniest Foggy Bottom residence hall. Scattered throughout the building, the candidates for Crawford Hall Council waited patiently for the news. […]

GW steps into global market competition with online classes

GW undergraduates were able take courses this summer without ever leaving the comforts of their homes. In a move to make GW competitive on the Internet, undergraduate classes in business administration, tourism, creative writing, and computer literacy were offered online for the first time this summer, said Don Lehman, vice president of Academic Affairs. “The […]

When Super Furry Animals attack

The great pop artist Andy Warhol once said “I like boring things. I like things to remain the same over and over again.” Warhol wouldn’t have liked Guerrilla (Flydaddy), the latest effort from Welsh rockers Super Furry Animals. This album doesn’t stay the same, and it is far from boring. A big trend for bands […]

Exhibit profiles Mary Baker Eddy

An exhibit that presents the life of Mary Baker Eddy, a leader in the women’s rights movement of the 19th century, is on display at Gelman Library through October. Baker Eddy was an author and the founder and president of a teaching college. She was a publisher and editor of magazines and a Pulitzer Prize-winning […]

Colonial women cruise to Navy title

The GW women’s volleyball team hit the lowest and highest points of its young season in a three-day span this week. The Colonial women (5-3) were dispatched in short order by Georgetown Wednesday night in a three-game sweep. But they came back to dominate the Navy Trident Classic in Annapolis, Md., this weekend, dropping just […]

News Briefs

GW faculty member found dead GW Assistant Professorial Lecturer David C. Cox died Aug. 31 in what police suspect was a suicide, according to The Washington Post. The Post reported that Cox’s body was found under the Q Street Bridge in Rock Creek Regional Park and that the cause of death is still pending. Cox […]

Hit me (with those GW myths) baby, one more time.

Well, it look likes my column Thursday provided a real service. Some people have told me that their tour guides actually told them that Charles Smith story when they first visited campus. So in case you’re just joining us – last week, I gave you the truth (or what I think the truth is) behind […]

Local high school receives threat

School Without Walls administrators evacuated the school building Friday after a bomb threat was called in. All students and staff at the D.C. public high school, which has close ties with GW, were taken to the Smith Center for an hour and a half, as the building was swept. The call came into the school […]

Upcoming Games

Monday:no games scheduled Tuesday:no games scheduled Wednesday:MSoccer at George Mason-2 p.m. Thursday:MTennis at ITA Clay Courts (Baltimore)