February 2, 1998

Volume 94, Issue 18

Stories from the February 2, 1998 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Speaker briefs GW on Middle East peace

David M. Satterfield, a State Department official, addressed the United States’ role the Middle East peace process at the Marvin Center Wednesday during a GW Friends of Israel event. Satterfield, office director for Israeli and Arab-Israeli Affairs, Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs, substituted for the originally-scheduled speaker Dennis Ross, the U.S. Ambassador to Israel and […]

Strong second half lifts GW to win over Virginia Tech

Twenty minutes had elapsed in the GW men’s basketball team’s game with Virginia Tech Saturday at the Smith Center, and the young Hokies, who had lost six straight games, led the 17-3 Colonials 39-34 to the dismay of a Homecoming sellout crowd of 5,454. However, in the first 12:30 of the second half, junior guard […]

GW students join CNN town hall meeting

Students in GW’s School of Media and Public Affairs participated in a CNN town hall meeting at the Newseum Wednesday night as a panel of journalists discussed media coverage of the recent scandal surrounding the White House. Allegations President Clinton had an affair with a former White House intern prompted a flood of journalists’ interview […]

Book provides valuable insight into business world

The Critical Fourteen Years of Your Professional Life (Birch Lane Press Books) does not try to justify the superficial and vicious corporate workplace it describes. Instead, it celebrates it as a system to be mastered. The book provides a wide variety of helpful clarifications and suggestions from a seasoned professional with a quality seemingly absent […]

National Airport

Republican members of Congress are gearing up for a vote to change the name of National Airport to the Ronald Reagan Airport. The drive for renaming is at full momentum in order to pass the legislation in time for Reagan’s upcoming birthday. But National’s name should remain. Renaming it to honor Reagan is unnecessary and […]

Student success

This year’s Homecoming was a great success. Most events were jam-packed with students and alumni. While we still think the events could have been better publicized to attract more off-campus students, the Program Board and Student Association definitely deserve to be congratulated for a job well done. These groups showed students can put on a […]

Upcoming elections lead me to a radical idea: vote for me!

The elections are coming! The elections are coming! Be afraid. Be very afraid. Soon our fair campus will be inundated by palmcards, posters, masking tape and blowhards who think they’re important. Oh yeah, there’s the decision of which moron to elect to take on the administration this year. This year’s candidates are no exception. Rumored […]

Letters to the Editor

Itza pitza I am writing in hopes the Dining Services Commission can and will do something regarding an injustice taking place. As you know, the powers that be at GW have removed services like Domino’s and others from the regular points meal plan. They have created a substitute, Itza Pizza/Cortille Caffe, to replace what they […]

Democracy needed in RHA elections

Picture it. The computers in your residence hall malfunction. The washers and dryers in your hall simply do not work. A policy implemented within your hall seems unfair or outdated. If your RA cannot help, who can you turn to? Who the heck can do anything about it? These are questions faced by all on-campus […]