September 30, 1999

Volume 96, Issue 17

Stories from the September 30, 1999 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Cable television returns to New Hall after brief absence

Cable television returned to New Hall Tuesday afternoon after a problem with the power supply cut off students’ connections last Thursday evening. “Our process worked, and it worked fairly quickly,” said Christina Huszcza of Student Academic and Support Services’ Technology Communications department. Huszcza said when students began calling ResNet with questions about their cable connections, […]

Sports Briefs

Flaherty signs new contract GW alumnus and catcher John Flaherty (`88) signed a three-year contract with the Tampa Bay Devil Rays Monday. The terms were not disclosed, but Flaherty is being paid $1.28 million this season. In his second season with the Devil Rays, Flaherty is hitting .280 with 71 RBIs and 14 home runs. […]

Engineering lecture focuses on gender

Professor Cheryl Bartholomew from George Mason University told a group of mostly female engineering majors that gender distinctions continue to pervade society, concentrating on the fact that the gender gap in science is increasing. “Forty-five percent of girls take four years of mathematics as compared to 64 percent of boys,” she said. “Women and minorities […]

Upcoming Games

Thursday:No games scheduled Friday: WSoccer at Fordham-4 p.m.MSoccer vs. Fordham-3 p.m.WVball at Va. Tech-7 p.m. Saturday:CCountry at La Salle Invit. (Philadelphia)MWPolo at North-South Competition (Princeton, N.J.) Golf at St. Bonaventure/Keenan Invit. (Olean, N.Y.) Sunday:WSoccer at La Salle-1 p.m.MSoccer vs. La Salle-2 p.m.MWPolo at North-South Competition (Princeton, N.J.) Golf at St. Bonaventure/Keenan Invit.

Deadline approaches for literary magazine Wooden Teeth

GW’s art and literary magazine Wooden Teeth is accepting submissions for its first issue, which will be published in the spring. The deadline for submissions is Oct. 12. The literary magazine proclaims “Submit Yourself” on its posters placed all around campus. Its goal is to “invoke the GW community in art and literature,” Editor in […]

Mystery, Alaska leaves unanswered questions

3 Hatchets Despite great hockey scenes and a convincing cast, Mystery, Alaska (Hollywood Pictures) is more “Northern Exposure” than it is Youngblood. The movie centers on the town of Mystery, Alaska, where hockey is more than a sport – it is a way of life. The importance of the weekly Saturday game, when the best […]

Legal fight continues about race in admissions

(U-WIRE) CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – A ruling by a three-judge panel of the fourth U.S. Circuit Court Friday declared an admissions policy using race as a factor unconstitutional, sparking yet another round of legal wrangling among University of Virginia leaders. The decision declared an Arlington County, Va., kindergarten magnet school’s lottery system, which gives preference to […]

Bar Belle: Clyde’s of Georgetown

Originally Published 09/30/99 Bar: Clyde’s of GeorgetownWhere: 3236 M St., NWCrowd: twentysomethings to mid-30sGetting In: Didn’t card at the door, but you need an ID to get drinksPrices: Moderate, but not cheapFood: Kitchen closes at 1 a.m. on weekends, Saturday and Sunday brunch is served from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.Dancing: nonePick-ups: Maybe if you’re […]

News Briefs

SA chooses freshman senators The Student Association Senate chose two students to fill its freshman senator seats at Tuesday night’s meeting. The Senate chose Josh Rothstein and Joe Ardito from a group of six finalists. As senators, the pair will not have voting privileges but will offer input at Senate and committee meetings, especially on […]