February 23, 1998

Volume 94, Issue 24

Stories from the February 23, 1998 issue of the GW Hatchet.

GW gymnastics team beats JMU, URI at home tri-meet

“No regrets” is the GW women’s gymnastics team’s motto. And team members shouldn’t have much to regret after beating Atlantic 10 rival Rhode Island and non-conference foe James Madison University at the Smith Center Friday. But despite edging out Rhode Island 189.5 to 188.675 and beating James Madison, which finished with 183.75, head coach Margie […]

Grad schools gain ground in rankings

Both the GW Law School and the Graduate School of Education and Human Development jumped several notches from last year in rankings released last week by U.S. News and World Report. The law school went from 23rd to 20th in the nation and the school of education went up seven spots to tie for 30th. […]

Novel-based film shows Victorian restrictions

Looking to rent a film that will intensify the mood brought about by this miserable and melancholic weather? Well look no further. Jude (Gramercy Pictures), Michael Winterbottom’s handsome film version of Thomas Hardy’s novel Jude the Obscure, does just that. Kind of. Set in late 19th century England, this love story explores the passionate relationship […]

MVC works to determine future of student government

As Mount Vernon College moves toward incorporation into GW, its students face confusion as to just what school they attend. And MVC’s student leaders must determine whether their student government will remain separate, or fuse with GW’s Student Association. MVC students are likely to accept a non-voting SA Senate seat on a trial basis for […]

Labelmates are not all created equal

The past few months have been busy for Kedar Entertainment. Basking in the success of Erykah Badu, the “Home of Neo-Classic Soul” braced itself for more accolades from her debut disc’s live counterpart, as well as a new release by Chico DeBarge. The good news first. Badu’s personal bohemian experience reached its apex at the […]

Nathanson brings dollar sense to PB chair race

Brian Nathanson is the guy who has lived in the Program Board office for the past two-and-a-half years. He welcomes visitors with his friendly smile and Californian demeanor. “It can often be uncomfortable for those who first join,” Nathanson said. “I want to put everyone at ease so they feel like they can jump right […]

GW ROTC looks to the Middle East

As the beating of war tom-toms on the Potomac grows louder with each passing day, the United States Navy and Marine Corps stand deployed in the Middle East, poised for a possible attack on Iraq. More than 24,000 American troops, 25 U.S. ships and 325 U.S. aircraft are assembled in the Persian Gulf, prepared to […]

Trustees guide University’s expansion

They raise GW’s tuition. They approve the groundbreaking of new facilities. They select the University president. The Board of Trustees are among the most powerful – and most elusive – people on campus. The 40 men and women of the Board of Trustees direct a wide range of University policy. From GW’s mission statement to […]

Jewsbury’s love of PB will improve programs

Mike Jewsbury says the reason he wants to be executive chair of Program Board is simple – he loves the group. “The whole organization is very friendly,” he said. Jewsbury, a informational systems major, worked with PB as a work study his freshman year, was chief of the concert crew sophomore year and currently is […]

RHA may amend voting process

Residence Hall Association members will vote Wednesday on a newly-restructured amendment that would establish resident-wide voting for the organization’s president. The original amendment, proposed by JBKO Hall Representative Adam Green, called for students in all residence halls to elect the president and vice president for programming. RHA rejected the amendment Jan. 28 by a vote […]