October 4, 1999

Volume 96, Issue 18

Stories from the October 4, 1999 issue of the GW Hatchet.

News Briefs

ResNet plans round-table discussion Residential Networking will sponsor a round-table discussion to talk about on-campus computers Oct. 13 at 9 p.m. in the Marvin Center, room 405. Christina Huszcza, associate director of Operations and Client Services for ResNet, heads the project. She said ResNet already has an immense amount of student input from its student-filled […]

Meaningful lyrics convey message on new album

More than 2.6 million American women live with breast cancer. October is breast cancer awareness month and in light of this, famous female vocalists contributed their voices to the benefit album Climb Against the Odds (PBS Records/Warner Bros. Records). The compilation is filled with a variety of sounds and meaningful, inspirational lyrics. The first two […]

Meisner did act

In Thursday’s article “SA President lacks enthusiasm” (p.4), Matt Berger described some of his opinions of SA President Phil Meisner. While I will not comment on all of the “errors” that he felt Meisner had made, there is one area discussed that contained inaccurate information. It is true that the administration requested input about whether […]

D.C. Diary: Arlington Road Rules

September 23, 1999Cineplex Odeon Foundry9:45 p.m. Job Interviewer at MacMillan Toys: Where did you go to school? Tom Hanks as Josh: Uh, it was – it was called George Washington. Interviewer: Oh, GW! My brother-in-law got his doctorate there. Did you pledge? Josh: Yes, every morning. Until this summer, that exchange from Big was the […]

Offensive exhibit

Whose ludicrous idea of history is the Mary Baker Eddy “This is a woman’s hour” exhibit in Gelman Library? This thinly veiled Christian Scientist propaganda outpost makes a mockery of the school’s secular principles. The elaborate and expensive production of this exhibit, along with claims of endorsement by the National Park Service and pull-out quotes […]

Academic woes tackledat Counseling Center

Some students say they aren’t sure what the University Counseling Center does or even where it is located, though it may be the best hope for some for tackling academic difficulties throughout their college careers. Besides emotional management and conflict counseling, the Counseling Center offers academic support. UCC staff members say they hope students learn […]

Boy-band crazy

On page seven of Monday’s edition of The GW Hatchet, there was a box at the bottom of the page that said that the “boy-band phenomenon is getting out of hand.” What is that all about? I happen to enjoy the new surge of boy-band music and pop in general. I think that many students […]

Classifieds

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The strangeness of strangers

Sometimes I talk to people I don’t even know. They have such interesting things to say. “Fifty-two cards in a deck! Fifty-two cards in a deck!” A stranger on K Street once yelled at me. “Fifty-two cards in a deck,” he went on to say. I wasn’t arguing and with good reason: there are 52 […]

HOVA residents caught sleeping during evacuation

More than 100 residents of the Hall on Virginia Avenue must attend fire safety sessions after they did not evacuate HOVA when a fire alarm was triggered last week, Community Living and Learning Center administrators said. The fire alarm was caused by a release of steam in an elevator shaft, resulting in an early morning […]