April 2, 1998

Volume 94, Issue 33

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

Indigenous issues find forum

Members of human rights organizations gathered Tuesday at a GW conference to discuss human rights, biodiversity and the rights of indigenous people in the Americas. Guest speakers from organizations like the Organization of American States, the World Bank and the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights were part of the conference, organized by members of the […]

Gymnastics team readies for NCAAs after A-10 title

After capturing its first ever Atlantic 10 title, the GW women’s gymnastics team is focusing its energy on the NCAA Regionals hosted by the University of Georgia in Athens, Ga. this weekend. Under the leadership of A-10 Coach of the Year Margie Foster-Cunningham, the Colonial women are looking for a repeat performance of their stellar […]

Bitchings to no one who cares

Oral satisfaction I am writing to inform the GW community of the area’s least-known talent group, the Twitches. We are GW’s first, only and best a cappella group comprised entirely of women with Turret’s Syndrome. Because of The GWobe’s obvious bias toward us, we never receive publicity for our twice-yearly performances. (Because of the nature […]

Sports Briefs

Belicic earns A-10 honor for second time Freshman Adam Belicic of the GW baseball team was named the Atlantic 10’s Rookie of the Week for the second time this season Monday. Belicic has been playing well both at the plate and on the mound for the Colonials. As a pitcher, Belicic has been the ace […]

House Mad Lib

GWobe Mad LibsThe University’s decision to ____________ (verb phrase) is incredibly short-sighted and ill-advised. It is difficult to believe that in this day and age, _____________ (administrator’s name) still does not understand students here are more than just ________ (noun). We are also _________ (noun). This decision is just further proof we attend a ________ […]

Baseball team wins four of five

Wins continued to pile up for the GW baseball team this week. The Colonials won two out of three games against Rhode Island last weekend, and then posted comeback wins over James Madison and Howard universities Tuesday and Wednesday. GW has won three games in a row and 13 of its last 15. The Colonials […]

The truth has finally come out

I have a confession to make. I lied about my house burning down. I lied in order to gain sympathy from my ex-girlfriend. I thought that if she felt enough pity for me in my time of tragedy and need, it would help us get back together. I mean, who wouldn’t want me. Just look […]

Grateful J Street employee thanks Trachtenberg for her new life in the States

Mariana Velazquez (name changed at administration’s request) was just 15 years old when her parents’ tranquil farm in El Salvador was sacked and burned by guerrilla forces. Her parents and younger brothers dead, Velazquez sat weeping in the charred ruins. “I prayed for salvation,” she remembers. “And when I looked up, there he was. I […]

A talk with an old love interest

Okay kiddies, I have given you, my faithful readers, several columns in which I have poured out my heart and soul, recounting a history of my foiled love attempts. This column will be no different, I shall tell you all about yet another relationship that crashed and burned long before it ever took off. Back […]

Kappa Smacka Slut president gets profound

Running around organizing her sorority isn’t easy on senior Kandy Hertzblaum. Especially in three-inch heels. But Hertzblaum braves blisters and bad hair days. As president and founder of Kappa Smacka Slut, she can barely catch her breath, let alone take a day off (even when D.C.’s intense humidity threatens to frizz her mane). “As the […]