October 28, 1999

Volume 96, Issue 25

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

News Brief

GW axes modem access Off-campus Internet users will no longer be able to dial into the GWIS system using a modem after Jan. 1, 2000. Dave Swartz, the chief information officer of Information Systems and Services, said the modem pool system is not Year-2000-compliant. The University was forced to decide whether to spend $100,000 to […]


In the Oct. 26 article, GW students share poetry, prose and music at an open-mic night, the number of students who was actually around 125 to 150 people. In the Oct. 21 article, University plans to upgrade GWTV, Director of the Electronic Media Program David Liban, should not have been quoted as saying that the […]

Classifieds (10/25)

Classified Ads Help Wanted Announcements Personal Services Opportunities Internships Housing Offered Travel Tutoring Typing/Word Proc.

Students anticipate Halloween on campus

Parties and costume contests will spook GW students this year during Halloween celebrations at the Mount Vernon and Foggy Bottom campuses. At Mount Vernon, the Student Development Center is hosting a traditional Halloween party Friday at the Pub at Mount Vernon. The party is free for all GW students and starts at 9 p.m. The […]

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 The tedious procedure of the phone registration system has been replaced by an efficient and effortless online version.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 […]