April 24, 2000

Volume 96, Issue 59

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

Microsoft: consummate competitor

Microsoft Corporation is probably one of the most successful American businesses. Products, such as Windows, that MS made helped bring about today’s computer age. No other products combine the number of features, low cost and ease of use such as Microsoft products do. There was no reason to bring Microsoft to trial. The trial (spectacle) […]

Classifieds (4/24)

Classified Ads Help Wanted Personal Services Tickets Opportunities Internships Summer Jobs Housing Offered Housing Wanted Roommates Health Services Travel Tutoring Typing/Word Proc. For Sale Miscellaneous Housing-website

Security surveys

On Thursday, April 20, The Hatchet published an article entitled SA targets security in residence halls. As a member of the Residence Hall Association, this article bothered me. At the beginning of the year, RHA Vice President Noel Frame asked if anyone would like to help out with her committee on security. I decided to […]

Faculty Senate fails to vote on policy

The Faculty Senate failed to make a recommendation to the University on changes to its interim sexual harassment policy in the Senate’s final meeting of the year Friday. The group voted on all but four of the proposed amendments to a resolution on the University’s interim sexual harassment policy but lost its quorum in the […]

Colonial Century: The Greatest Suits of the Century

What is a suit exactly? Would Axtell vs. Penders count? No, but that’s close. The suits are the coaches, the athletic directors, the alumni that have made the GW athletic program that it is. Here, we present the top three coaches of the century, plus some honorable mentions (and a few athletic directors for good […]

Problems in college sports put spotlight on NCAA

The National Collegiate Athletic Association has been called many things. Recently critics nationwide have added one more NCAA label to the list – lame duck. Officials of collegiate basketball across the country say they are unhappy with the way the NCAA has been treating coaches and players. Some question investigations conducted by the NCAA into […]

GW’s Greatest Coaches: 1 – Bill Reinhart, Coach of the Century

Men’s Basketball, Baseball, Football Just through sheer numbers, Bill Reinhart is the runaway pick for Colonial Coach of the Century. For 24 seasons from 1935 to 1966 (in two tenures broken by service during World War II), Reinhart led the men’s basketball team to 316 wins and 239 losses and two NCAA Tournament appearances. He […]

Napster, universities discuss bandwidth complications

(U-WIRE) DURHAM, N.H. – Napster.com, the MP3 retrieval program that has been blocked by hundreds of universities nationwide, is currently working with 100 of those universities to solve the clogged bandwidth problem. However, the University of New Hampshire is not one of them. Napster is a popular worldwide distributor of MP3 (music) files. Once a […]

GW’s Greatest Coaches: 2 – Joe McKeown

Women’s Basketball In Joe McKeown’s first season in 1989, his Colonials were 14-14. Who in the world knew what greatness lay ahead? In the 10 seasons since, the Colonials have won 20 games nine times, have been a perennially ranked team and have been to eight NCAA Tournaments – highlighted by an Elite Eight appearance […]

Strange times and stranger people

First the world refused to end in a fiery cataclysm on New Year’s, and then last week, the International Monetary Fund and World Bank protests ended not with a bang but a fizzle like some biodegradable whoopee cushion. The protests even ended with hundreds of people volunteering to get arrested. Volunteering to get arrested! Who […]