October 19, 2000

Volume 97, Issue 21

Stories from the October 19, 2000 issue of the GW Hatchet.

GW bans halogen lamps

The University has banned halogen lamps in residence halls because the lights present a fire hazard. The Community Living and Learning Center announced a new rule Oct. 12 that prohibits the lamps. Halogen lamps can start fires if they are knocked over because they use bulbs that emit more heat than most light bulbs, making […]

Yankees, Mets set for Subway Series

For the first time since 1956, the baseball world will focus all its attention on New York City as the Yankees and Mets compete for the 2000 World Series that begins Saturday night from Yankee Stadium in the Bronx. The highly intriguing match-up became a reality Tuesday night when the Yankees won their third consecutive […]

Book Of Shadows is no Blair Witch

In a few rare cases, sequels are able to recapture the success of their predecessors by advancing the plot and turning a good movie into a classic series. But sequels are a risk because a bad sequel can immediately tear at a director’s credibility and cause the series to be ridiculed. Director Joe Berlinger and […]

New group sponsors Battle of the Classes

Seniors will battle freshmen as GW classes face off at the first-annual Battle of the Classes Saturday afternoon on the Quad. The event is sponsored by the Class Council, a student group formed to promote class unity. Each class has its own council, although the Class of 2004 has not elected its officers. Battle of […]

GW’s Derdenger wins Stabler Invitational

Bryan Derdenger fired a one-over-par 145 (69-76) to win the Stabler Invitational last weekend, leading the GW golf team to a solid fourth-place finish at Bethlehem, Pa. The GW junior defeated Bucknell University’s Ken Kosteva on the fourth playoff hole, helping the Colonials (604) finish the 18-team tournament just eight strokes behind winner Princeton University […]

CRs, CDs gather to watch debate, voice their support

Members of the GW College Democrats and College Republicans gathered in a neutral location – Hillel – to watch the final presidential debate Tuesday night. CRs applauded and CDs booed when moderator Jim Lehrer announced that recent polls showed Gov. George W. Bush with a slight lead over Vice President Al Gore. The group of […]

Hatchet NFL Predictions

Hatchet NFL PredictionsOverall (57-42)Last Week (11-3) Tennessee 27, Jacksonville 13 Tampa Bay over Detroit (Thur.)Philadelphia over ChicagoPittsburgh over ClevelandTennessee over BaltimoreJacksonville over WashingtonDenver over CincinnatiNew Orleans over AtlantaSt. Louis over Kansas CityOakland over SeattleDallas over ArizonaSan Francisco over CarolinaIndianapolis over New EnglandMinnesota over BuffaloNY Jets over MiamiBye week: NY Giants, Green Bay, San Diego Week […]

On-campus residents frustrated by pests

Some students living on campus say they are fed up with pests in their residence hall rooms and rats on the streets. We’ve killed several roaches, said sophomore Kate Moll, a resident of The Schenley. They said they were going to spray but they haven’t. Residents report that their rooms are infested with roaches and […]

Upcoming Games

Thursday – No games scheduled Friday – Men’s Soccer at Duquesne 7 p.m.Women’s Soccer at Duquesne 3 p.m. Saturday – Volleyball vs. Fordham 5 p.m.Men’s Crew at Head of the Charles TBAWomen’s Crew at Head of the Charles TBA Sunday – Men’ s Soccer at St. Bonaventure 1 p.m.Women’s Soccer at St. Bonaventure 1 p.m. […]