February 2, 1998

Volume 94, Issue 18

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

RHA open-election amendment fails

The Residence Hall Association rejected a proposed amendment to its constitution Wednesday that would have established campus-wide elections for the organization’s highest-ranking positions. The amendment, proposed by JBKO Hall Representative Adam Green, called for students in all residence halls to elect the president and vice president for programming of RHA after a one-week campaign period. […]

Homecoming events draw above-estimate crowds

This year’s Homecoming gala and the week of events surrounding it drew above-estimate crowds as Student Association and Program Board planners brought traditional, student-organized Homecoming celebration back after two years of overshadowing by University events. “We had not sold as many tickets (for the gala) by Wednesday as we had hoped, but we ended up […]

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 […]