October 7, 1999

Volume 96, Issue 19

Stories from the October 7, 1999 issue of the GW Hatchet.

SEAS truck team set to design vehicle

The School of Engineering and Applied Science FutureTruck Team plans to convert an ordinary truck into a super-efficient electric vehicle beginning in November. GW is one of 15 universities selected to participate in the FutureTruck 2000 Competition, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy and major U.S. auto corporations. Each university is given $10,000 in […]

Upcoming Games

Thursday:no games scheduled Friday:WSoccer vs. UMass-3 p.m.MSoccer at UMass-3:30 p.m.WVBall at Xavier-7 p.m. Saturday:MWPolo at Salem-Teikyo (3 matches)WVBall at Dayton-6:30 p.m. Sunday:MSoccer at Rhode Island-12 p.m.WSoccer vs. Rhode Island-1 p.m.

Distance learning goes abroad

Students in GW’s distance learning program are trading in their classroom seats for chairs in front of their computers worldwide. Outside the United States, students are participating in new distance learning classes that GW is offering in conjunction with the United States Navy and GW’s Medical Center. Through the program, one student worked toward his […]

D.C. Diary: Colonial Cabinet casting couch

October 4, 1999Marvin Center, room 4028:30 p.m. “After May 22, your souls belong to us.” Introducing the Colonial Inauguration information session to interested students, Laura Todd, the coordinator for new student programs, laughed and kicked off recruiting season for next summer’s Colonial Cabinet. The intensive process of selecting members of the Colonial Cabinet, orientation guides […]

Speakers dissect the role of Jewish women

Modern Jewish women should evaluate their roles in the synagogue and society, speakers told students at a lecture Tuesday. The Committee on Jewish Traditions and Political Renewal hosted the first panel in a four-part series. Tuesday’s discussion was called “Women of Valor: Jewish Women and Political Marginalization.” The speakers included Rabbi Yitzchok Breitowitz from the […]

Fonda takes new path with role in The Limey

Peter Fonda is not a satisfied man, despite the critical and popular success of a career spanning more than three decades. He does not want to be judged by his past roles alone, and he is not willing to state that his best may be behind him. “I can’t stand the idea of retirement,” Fonda […]

News Briefs

Rahzel, of the Roots, to entertain GW One of the latest vocalists on the cutting edge of hip-hop, known as the “Godfather of Noyze,” is coming to GW Oct. 23. Otherwise known as Rahzel, the vocal percussionist has established a successful following. A member of The Roots, a hip-hop live band, Rahzel established himself as […]

Bar Belle: Mr. Day’s

Originally Published 10/07/99 Bar: Mr. Day’s Where: 1111 19th St., NW Crowd: twentysomethings Getting In: they ID you at the door. Prices: drink specials help to lighten the blow Food: full kitchen until 10 p.m. but don’t eat too much or you’ll get stomach cramps on the dance floor Dancing: yup Pick-ups: yup – just […]

WRGW needs a lot of improvement

This year has been a big year for WRGW – no one can deny that. After a long wait, we finally got our gold – the new station, thanks to a lot of hard work by the WRGW board, and $32,000. The station made many other strides as well. The station is played on the […]

Department of Theatre and Dance starts season on humorous note

In the midst of their failing marriage, Helen and John are struggling to raise their baby. Unfortunately, “struggling” is a bit generous. They can’t dress the baby properly. They haven’t named it. And they incorrectly decide their baby is a girl, without bothering to physically verify their assumption. Somehow, this horrifying situation manages to be […]