October 28, 1999

Volume 96, Issue 25

Stories from the October 28, 1999 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Desktop registration — staff editorial

The GWeb online registration system has gotten off to a good start when pre-registration for the spring semester began Wednesday. The tedious procedure of the phone registration system has been replaced by an efficient and effortless online version. Students no longer must wait for prolonged amounts of time for their course registration numbers to be […]

Article does not tell the whole story

In response to The Hatchet’s lead article and ensuing editorial regarding the IFC’s letter to Sigma Alpha Epsilon, we would like to point out that a newspaper, even an amateur one, holds the responsibility to be fair and accurate in its reporting. In what must have been a rush to publish what appears to be […]

Colonials Buff and ready

GW men’s basketball coach Tom Penders says at this time of the year, he always has the same opinion of how good his team is. He has no idea. But in his second year as the Colonials’ top man, he feels the team is far more comfortable playing his up-tempo style than it was last […]

GW falls in Virginia

The GW golf team went into last weekend hoping to gain some ground in its region as well as in the Atlantic 10, but that didn’t happen. At the James Madison University Invitational in Virginia last weekend, sophomore Bryan Derdenger carded a 12-over-par 225 (77-75-73) to tie for 20th. However, the team was plagued by […]

Cross country ready to run in Atlantic 10 championships

The GW cross country teams have been mediocre this season – with middle-of-the pack finishes and brief flashes of success. If the teams step up Saturday at the Atlantic 10 Conference Championships in Philadelphia, the mediocre finishes in the Bronx, N.Y. two weeks ago or at the U.S. Naval Academy and LaSalle won’t matter. This […]

Upcoming Games

Thursday: no games scheduled Friday: WSoccer vs. St. Joseph’s-3 p.m. WVBall at La Salle-7 p.m. MSoccer at St. Joseph’s-7:30 p.m. Saturday: WSwimming at Navy-10 a.m. Cross Country at A-10s (Philadelphia) WVBall at Temple-3 p.m. MWPolo at Southern Champ. (Princeton, N.J.) WTennis at Princeton Invit. Sunday: WSoccer vs. Temple-1 p.m. MSoccer at Temple-1 p.m. Swimming at […]

SA to regain control of its own money

The Student Association expects to regain control of its money by Friday after its funds were placed under administrative control last week, University officials said Wednesday. A dispute over academic eligibility of senators with the administration caused the SA to lose control of its funds. We’ll do what we have to do, get the budget […]

Student Association supports GTAAA unionization

The Student Association Senate endorsed a resolution supporting the unionization efforts of GW teaching assistants and part-time faculty Tuesday. At the SA Senate meeting, President Phil Meisner also came out in support of the group. Previously, Meisner called possible unionization a complicated issue. But Tuesday, Meisner said members of the Graduate Teaching Assistant-Adjunct Alliance have […]

D.C. Diary: Sweet steals

The United ChurchWednesday, Oct. 2711:30 a.m. Each year the basement of the United Church on 20th and G streets is transformed into a bargain hunter’s dream. During the last week in October members of the church organize the Fall Sale to raise money for the church. Items that are sold are collected all year from […]