January 12, 1998

Volume 94, Issue 12

Stories from the January 12, 1998 issue of the GW Hatchet.

CIA in Sixties Concerned About GW

In 1978, Hatchet News Editor Maryann Haggerty wrote: The Central Intelligence Agency regarded GW as a “hot spot” during the late sixties and early seventies, according to a set of formerly-secret documents released last week under the Freedom of Information Act. The CIA clipped campus newspapers and kept in contact with campus informants from December […]

Committee to vote on Commencement

The University’s Commencement Committee is expected to recommend a venue for this year’s ceremony Friday – either the new MCI Center or the Ellipse. But the University lacks funds to hold Commencement on the Ellipse this May, said the University’s special events director and committee member Lynn Shipway. Shipway said a reduced special events budget […]

French leaves GW to serve as chancellor in Middle East

University Honors Program Associate Director Roderick French will serve as the first chancellor of a new American-style university in the United Arab Emirates. French, a philosophy professor, was previously the director of University seminars for the honors program and is the faculty adviser for ex nihilo, GW’s undergraduate research journal. He also has served as […]

UMass ends GW win streak

The GW men’s basketball team showed during the past month that last season’s lessons were well learned. Throughout GW’s disappointing 15-14 season of 1996-97, Coach Mike Jarvis stressed that his young team still was learning how to win. In the last month, the more experienced Colonials have been winning games in bunches. A Dec. 8 […]

GW men’s and women’s basketball results

MenDec. 7 vs. Pennsylvania 66-62 WDec. 8 vs. Maryland 70-66 WDec. 13 at Old Dominion 58-56 WDec. 20 vs. UNC-Charlotte 93-83 WDec. 27 vs. Army 91-59 WDec. 28 vs. George Mason 82-69 WJan. 4 vs. La Salle 78-68 WJan. 7 vs. Duquesne 90-68 WJan. 10 at Massachusetts 79-48 L WomenDec. 8 at Princeton 69-51 WDec. […]