April 6, 1998

Volume 94, Issue 34

Stories from the April 6, 1998 issue of the GW Hatchet.

News Briefs

Bank for International Settlements CEO to speak April 14Bank for International Settlements general manager and chief executive Andrew Crockett will offer lessons to be learned from the recent financial crisis in Asia in a lecture at Lisner Auditorium April 14 at 6 p.m. Crockett served as executive director of the Bank of England from 1989 […]

Classy jazz, funk characterize Hunter

Charlie Hunter, with his band, Pound for Pound, played a classy mix of jazz and funk followed by Galactic, a New Orleans funk band, at The Barns of Wolf Trap March 27. Though only performing for an hour, the band played a range of music. The opening song grooved with a drum and vibraphone solo […]

Junior high students encouraged to achieve at GW

Sixteen junior high school students visited GW’s campus to learn how to set goals at the Direct Access to Personal Achievement program Saturday. The Center for the Advancement of Small Business hosts the student enrichment program for different junior high schools in the D.C. area each semester. This year, CASB and volunteers from the Black […]

International Week looks to unify campus

International student organizations held a series of events to unite the GW community last week during the Program Board’s annual multicultural celebration. International Week coordinator Ramya Vivekanandan said the programs unified the campus. “This year, I-Week was marked with more international events that combined cultural groups,” she said. “Instead of having a lot of separate […]

Proof positive GW is headed straight to hell

Well, it’s official. This University is being FedExed to hell. You don’t believe me? I present my case: Exhibit 1: A group is attempting to put together funds to have Marion Barry teach at the consortium of D.C. colleges – including this one. I repeat: Marion Barry might be your teacher. Just picture it. You […]

Public silence over Clinton is shameful

Last Wednesday, Judge Susan Webber Wright dismissed Paula Jones’ allegations of sexual harassment against President Clinton. Most legal analysts have agreed with the judge’s rationale that, even if Jones’ allegations are true, she did not suffer a substantial injury due to then-Governor Clinton’s conduct. Although the judge’s decision may be correct based on the current […]

A dream deferred

Thirty years ago, a gunman silenced the voice of Martin Luther King Jr. in Memphis, Tennessee. In the decades since, people have attempted to gauge America’s progress after days of segregation and freedom marches. Unfortunately, the dream King envisioned of white children and black children playing together happily – oblivious to the differences in their […]

Israel celebrates 50 years

The member organizations of Hillel’s Israel 50th committee are happy to announce to the student community that a myriad of events celebrating the 50th anniversary have been planned for April and early May. This will be a celebration that only a campus like George Washington University could make possible. It will be unique – engaging […]