March 23, 1998

Volume 94, Issue 30

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

Academy Awards spark anticipation and excitement

It’s Oscar time again – the night when stars put on a fashion show and people sit home watching to see what everyone wears. Included in the fashion show is the presentation of the awards. This year’s nominees vary drastically, promising a night of excitement. Best ActorMatt Damon, Good Will HuntingRobert Duvall, The Apostle Peter […]

Cheer up – squad fires up crowd with stunts and skin

The stereotypical image of bubble-headed, blonde cheerleaders bouncing around the basketball court at halftime is a thing of the past for GW basketball fans. Today’s cheerleader isn’t your mom in a poodle skirt. According to GW’s buff and blue squad members, what they do is rigorous athletics while providing side-show entertainment. “I understand in some […]

Conservative commentator brings debate to GW

William F. Buckley, a conservative commentator and host of PBS’s “Firing Line” will come to GW Monday to tape a two-hour debate at the Marvin Center Theater. Buckley, founder and editor-at-large of National Review, will argue African Americans are better served by the Republican Party than the Democratic Party. “The Republican Party is very much […]

Mayoral adviser to join GW staff

GW President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg has appointed two assistant vice presidents to head GW’s government affairs department. Bernard Demczuk, who will work on GW’s efforts within D.C., is the director of inter-governmental relations for Washington Mayor Marion Barry. Demczuk will provide GW a direct link to the D.C. government and will monitor municipal activities of […]

Women’s History Month focuses on diversity

Program Board hosted several events for Women’s History Month to celebrate and recognize the societal contributions of women from various walks of life. The Muslim Student Association invited Sharifa Alkhateeb, vice president of the North American Council for Muslim Women, to discuss violence against Muslim women. The program, entitled, “The Role of Women in Islam,” […]

Elusive creature known as `Oscar’ revealed

I’m a little worried about tonight. And quite frankly, everybody else also should be. Well yeah, that worry itches about whether or not “Ally McBeal” will be a new episode. I have that worry every week. But this Monday will bring about the biggest, scariest, Jonestown-esque mass suicide that this world will ever know. Think […]