October 19, 2000

Volume 97, Issue 21

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

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. […]

Burt fires Dining Services Commission director

Student Association President David Burt removed sophomore Christian Berle from his post as director of the Dining Services Commission in an e-mail Oct. 9. Berle said he had planned on bringing a suit against Burt through the SA’s judicial branch for violating the SA constitution, but decided against the move Wednesday. Chris Berle was not […]

Students choose the `easy A’ over a hard course

As spring semester registration approaches many students are busy planning the perfect schedule. Students register for particular courses for a variety of reasons. Some courses are taken to fill general-curriculum or major requirements, for personal interests or because the time a course is offered fits well in a student’s schedule. But those are not the […]

University Police fights high officer turnover rate

The promise of higher wages and better pension and healthcare benefits in non-University agencies is drawing University Police Department officers away from GW, University officials said. We’re losing some top-quality people, UPD Director Dolores Stafford said. Within the last two years, at least four officers left UPD to accept law enforcement positions in Fairfax, Arlington, […]