October 21, 1999

Volume 96, Issue 23

Stories from the October 21, 1999 issue of the GW Hatchet.

News Briefs

GW aids domestic violence victims GW and other area schools are collecting used cell phones and distributing them to victims of domestic violence – to help protect battered women who return to their homes. An area phone company has agreed to activate the phones so that the women can press one button and be automatically […]

Upcoming Games

Monday:no games scheduled Tuesday:no games scheduled Wednesday:no games scheduled Thursday:no games scheduled

GW continues search for armed suspects

University officials have no leads after a second floor Marvin Center office was robbed last week, said Barbara Porter, director of Public Affairs. Metropolitan Police is continuing to look for suspects based on the descriptions from the victims and what we put on the crime alert, Porter said. Last Tuesday’s armed robbery of the GW […]

Former GW student premieres film

GW graduate Glenn Friedel will now be able to add “film director” to his resum?, thanks to a strong network of GW friends. Friedel’s film, underdogs, premiered at the New York Independent Film and Video Festival at Planet Hollywood Sept. 18. Finishing his master’s degree in film/fine arts at American University, Friedel created a 101-minute […]

Four wins away from the title of Team of the Decade

I never thought I would do this, but I congratulate the New York Mets and their fans for a truly outstanding season. They are a resilient, never-say-die group of ballplayers who almost made history. The Mets and Atlanta Braves established a rivalry that symbolizes the beauty of competitive baseball. And then there’s the Boston Red […]

University entertains families

GW families reunited with students during the annual Family Weekend for activities including lectures, October Fest and some Motown magic. Some parents who arrived Friday afternoon attended a presentation on GW’s history in the Gelman Library Memorabilia Room and learned Japanese printmaking in Lisner Auditorium. Parents and students grooved to the Four Tops’ tunes Saturday […]

University plans to upgrade GWTV

Many GW students probably haven’t seen a student-run production on GWTV despite the school having a fully capable television station on campus. The station possesses satellite video conferencing technology, two different bandwidths and compressed video links between remote campus locations, according to the 1999-2000 edition of the University Bulletin. The TV station exists solely as […]

GW races in Jersey

The Colonial crews raced at the Princeton Three-Mile Chase on Lake Carnegie last weekend in Princeton, N.J. GW’s preseason success has brought anticipation that they are moving in the right direction for the spring.In favorable weather conditions the crews placed solidly in several events. In the men’s heavyweight four, GW placed ninth. The men’s varsity […]

GW group relates Earth and Mars

A research group headed by a GW professor made a discovery that Mars and Earth are distinctly closer in their physical make-ups then previously believed. GW Professor Robert Tolson and Senior Research Staff Scientist Gerald Keating are leading the research group. Members of the Joint Institute for the Advancement of Flight Sciences at GW’s Hampton,Va., […]

Senator addresses campaign finance

Sen. Mike Enzi (R-Wyo.) spoke to the GW College Republicans Wednesday night about how he made decisions about the most recent and controversial bills in the Senate. He said that the campaign finance reform bill, filibustered by the Senate Monday, was created more for publicity purposes than for the good of the country. This was […]