September 16, 1999

Volume 96, Issue 13

Stories from the September 16, 1999 issue of the GW Hatchet.

D.C. Diary: The greatest stories ever told

September 14, 1999Thurston Hall Piano Lounge7 p.m. The authors of the D.C. Diary are always looking out for the poignant and fun, the moments that make life worth living while everyone else is off triple-checking their resumes and interning at the Department of the Interior. So we knew we struck Diary gold when we ran […]

Museum Time

Originally Published 09/16/99 Need a break from school work? Head to the Freer Gallery of Art. It’s the perfect place to relax and take in some fabulous exhibits. The museum is small but packed with a variety of artwork, which can provide a good dose of culture in a couple of hours, depending how long […]

GW awaits Hurricane Floyd

University officials are monitoring weather conditions and their possible effect on campus as Hurricane Floyd is predicted to bring strong winds and rain to the D.C. area. The category three storm, which already hit the Southeast, may cancel classes or close the University Thursday, depending on its impact to the city as it moves north, […]

SA opts to cut executive budget

The Student Association Senate passed three finance bills Tuesday, cutting the executive operating budget by $10,000 from last year and placing a cap on future executive budgets. The Senate also allocated money to more than 80 student groups. SA President Phil Meisner originally submitted a budget that requested more than $74,000. When Meisner saw his […]

The Bar Belle: The Garage

Originally Published 09/16/99 Bar: The Garage Where: 1214B 18th St., NW Crowd: It’s new, so it hasn’t found its niche yet. Everything from boarder kids to sexagenarians (get your mind out of the gutter, that means people who are 60 years old) right now. Getting in: It looks like they will have a lot of […]

CDs launch series of speakers

The GW College Democrats kicked off the semester Wednesday with guest speaker Sen. Paul Wellstone (D-Minn.), who said college students hold the country’s fate in their hands. Speaking about his vision for future change, Wellstone outlined his belief in college students. “The future is not going to belong to people who are content with the […]

Sigma Chi misses judicial deadline

Student Judicial Services prohibited GW’s chapter of the Sigma Chi fraternity from making a presentation to the Interfraternity Council Tuesday, slowing the fraternity’s effort to regain on-campus status. The presentation would allow the IFC to vote on whether the presidents of on-campus fraternities will encourage the University to restore Sigma Chi recognition before rush, which […]

Students protest controversial CR speaker

College Republicans were not the only ones upset about Congressman Bob Barr’s (R-Ga.) canceled speech Tuesday night. An ad hoc group called GW Students Against Bob Barr was ready to challenge the conservative Barr on what they called “real” issues. A vote on campaign finance reform forced Barr to postpone his speech on the third […]

GW doctors assist Turkey following disaster

Most of the population of Turkey was fast asleep when the earth shook beneath them Aug. 17. At 3:02 a.m., for 45 seconds, buildings lurched and walls crumbled, entombing thousands in their bedrooms, gasping for air and praying for help. Assistance eventually came from rescue teams around the world, including two doctors from the GW […]