September 27, 1999

Volume 96, Issue 16

Stories from the September 27, 1999 issue of the GW Hatchet.

GW faces technical obstacles

The Center for Academic Technologies is working to alleviate student and faculty frustrations after technical difficulties disrupted some classes during the first month of school, said Brad Reese, executive director of CAT. “We do our best to keep up with (the problems),” he said. Reese said both projectors in the Funger lecture halls failed, and […]

Fall Sports Preview: Volleyball at a glance

“I feel that we will do very well this season because we are happy,” said junior Suzana Manole. “We get along very well with each other and with the coaches.” coachYvette Moorehead (first year) last season18-11 (12-8 A-10) A-10 coaches’ predictionsixth season so far8-4 (3-1 A-10)

Quake experts enlighten GW about Turkey disaster

The GW Institute for Crisis Disaster and Risk Management hosted a technical briefing Thursday on last month’s earthquake in Turkey. In a series of lectures in the Dorothy Betts Marvin Theatre, the Earthquake Engineering Research Institute reconnaissance team, a group of experts from various universities and corporations, discussed aspects of the Izmit earthquake, which caused […]

Students lobby Congress

GW students marched into congressional offices Friday to respond to President Clinton’s veto of the Republican’s $792 billion tax cut bill Thursday. The 10 students carried 535 envelopes containing GW economics Professor Robert Dunn’s tax plan, which was printed in The Washington Post Aug. 20 and called for a smaller, less complicated tax cut bill […]

GW’s McCarthy makes a Bull Run

GW senior Jeff McCarthy placed first to lead the GW men’s cross country team to a third-place finish at the GW Invitational at Bull Run Park in Centreville, Va, Sunday. McCarthy’s time of 26:17.30 in the five-mile race was almost matched by two Colonial freshmen, David Talbird (fourth, 26:32.32) and Matt Kascak (seventh, 26:37.30). The […]

GW administrators call `all aboard’ the latest trolley

Members of the GW community now can climb aboard the new University trolley after a ribbon-cutting ceremony in the balloon-adorned Kogan Plaza Friday. “Ladies and gentlemen, you’re hearing a new sound that will be familiar on campus, the ring of the new trolley bell,” said Bob Chernak, vice president of Student Academic Support Services and […]

Fall Sports Preview: Men’s soccer at a glance

“This year is going to be a learning process for all the new players,” said Coach George Lidster. coachGeorge Lidster (100-88-27, 12th year) last season,br>5-12-2 (4-5-2) A-10 coaches’ predictionseventh season so far1-5-1 (0-1 A-10)

Soccer wins match

The GW women’s soccer team started its 1999 Atlantic 10 season just the way they ended last year’s. Unfortunately, the same thing could not be said for the men’s team. The Colonial women (1-8, 1-0 A-10) won the first half of the Virginia Tech doubleheader, ending the program’s worst-ever losing streak at eight games, but […]

HOVA residents move again

Students displaced from the Hall on Virginia Avenue last week because of collapsing ceilings began returning to HOVA Friday, said Director of Facilities Management Walter Gray. Hurricane Floyd’s intense rains and a leak in the pool maintenance room caused structural damage that forced the relocation of 14 freshman residents. Repairs were made during the early […]