February 12, 1998

Volume 94, Issue 21

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

Cabinet shares passion for GW

This summer, 24 newly-appointed Colonial Cabinet members will give incoming freshmen and transfer students their first taste of GW during five Colonial Inauguration sessions. “We look for GW students who are good leaders, who are willing to work hard, who have a passion for GW and who want to give back to the school,” said […]

Cold-shooting GW suffers first home loss, falls to URI

One after another, the GW men’s basketball team’s shots kept bouncing off the rim in Tuesday’s 69-61 loss to Rhode Island. The Colonials made only 26 percent of their shots in the second half, as Rhode Island ended GW’s seven-game winning streak in front of 5,016 vocal fans at the Smith Center. It was GW’s […]

GW and D.C. have `green’ goals

GW joined other colleges and universities across the nation in becoming a “green” University three years ago, but its accomplishments so far may not match its original ambitions for environmental action. But GW and the District are on the road to being green – both are taking extra steps toward environmental consciousness, planning new programs […]

GW sets limits on alumni audit

The Office of Alumni Relations’ course audit program gives alumni and Foggy Bottom residents the chance to take designated University courses for a reduced price. But while the program provides an opportunity for alumni and community members to keep learning long after graduation, restrictions are placed on classes available. Some departments, including anthropology, museum studies, […]

Bar Belle

Originally Published 02/12/98 Bar: xando Where: 1350 Connecticut Ave. (near Dupont Circle) Crowd: College students and 20-somethings Getting in: IDs required at the bar Prices: $1.25 for regular coffee; $5.50 for “coffee cocktails” Food: Salads, sandwiches, bruschetta, desserts Dancing: Nope Pick-ups: Not really Pluses: S’mores!! Minuses: Annoyingly trendy xando is a bit of an enigma. […]

Senate proposes ballot question

A referendum on next month’s election ballot will allow students to decide if the Student Association needs a vice president for student activities. A referendum to remove the position was defeated in the 1996 election. A similar referendum was passed in 1995, but then was overturned by the Student Court after it concluded the SA […]

Typical Sandler humor makes film a success

With or without a Valentine, The Wedding Singer (New Line Cinema) is the perfect movie for this weekend. Sad about being alone, deliriously happy with a relationship or just plain indifferent – it doesn’t matter. This is a fun flick. Former “Saturday Night Live” comedian Adam Sandler (Happy Gilmore) has just made his best movie. […]

GW Hospital heightens security

Security has been stepped up at GW Hospital after fatal attacks at two area hospitals in recent weeks. Though no similar violence has occurred at GW’s hospital, officials say they are taking extra precautions to safeguard the hospitals’ entrances and high-traffic areas. A Prince George’s Hospital Center administrator working late was found bound and strangled […]