January 24, 2000

Volume 96, Issue 36

Stories from the January 24, 2000 issue of the GW Hatchet.

FreeCell is the spawn of Satan

A lot of people out there will tell you that Bill Gates is the anti-Christ, that he’s a maniacal genius bent on world domination and the enslavement of masses though his Web browser. Even the federal government has gone so far as to release Janet Reno to crack his evil empire’s monopoly. But I think […]

Textbook dearth ignites criticism

Students expressed frustration about textbook shortages at the GW Bookstore during the first week of spring semester. Students unable to purchase required textbooks said the shortage has caused complications with classes. Freshman Michelle Hodges said she was disappointed with the Bookstore. I don’t think they keep a sufficient amount of books in stock, Hodges said. […]

Got books? — staff editorial

In addition to the usual long lines, the GW Bookstore has been plagued by a textbook shortage that has disrupted many University classrooms. The reasons for the shortage are myriad. Bookstore officials blame miscommunication with publishers and orders of books that are not yet in print. Some professors fault the Bookstore for failing to stock […]

UPD investigates Aston Hall break-in

Several Aston Hall residents returned from winter break to find their laptop computers stolen, a University Police official said. Someone reportedly broke into at least seven rooms on various floors of the building and stole computers and computer paraphernalia, said Dolores Stafford, director of UPD. There were no obvious signs of a break-in. We are […]

Upcoming Games

Monday: no games scheduled Tuesday: no games scheduled Wednesday: MBBall vs. St. Bonaventure-7:30 p.m. Thursday: WBBall vs. La Salle-7 p.m.

GWIS2 blues

GWIS2 experienced maintenance difficulties beginning last Saturday and continuing all week, posing a major inconvenience for students wishing to use GW e-mail accounts, look-up faculty Web sites or utilize other GWIS2 resources. Last Saturday and Sunday, GWIS2 was down for more than 13 hours while Information Systems and Services replaced recalled parts. During that time, […]

Colonials gain King, lose Monroe, lose game

Perhaps one day the GW men’s basketball team will play a game with its full complement of guards. But despite the long-awaited return of junior guard Mike King, the Colonials went back to square one Wednesday night when freshman guard Chris Monroe was ejected five minutes in, and the remaining shooting guards – King and […]

Streak ends at 12

The GW women’s basketball team saw its 12-game winning streak come to an end Saturday as it lost 68-55 to Xavier. The loss gave the 24th-ranked Colonials (14-3, 5-1 A-10) a split in Ohio after the Colonials dominated an out-matched Dayton team 82-66 two days prior. In both games over the weekend, GW put both […]

Soundtrack delivers more than music

The words Hello, my name is Andy, and this is my soundtrack graces the cover of the Man on the Moon soundtrack (Warner Bros.) as well as a picture of Jim Carrey as Andy Kaufman. The design and idea of the cover are simple, and the music is nothing you would expect. The soundtrack houses […]