April 6, 1998

Volume 94, Issue 34

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

GW prepares to host HOBY conference

GW will host the 40th annual Hugh O’Brian Youth World Leadership Congress this summer. The program provides high school sophomores from all 50 states and 45 nations the opportunity to receive leadership training from some of America’s top decision makers through a series of question-and-answer sessions. HOBY has turned out more than 250,000 alumni since […]

GW seniors pack bags for Peace Corps

Two GW seniors will visit the former Soviet Union after graduation this spring as volunteers with the Peace Corps. Melissa Doherty and Minal Amin will teach English, joining more than 500 GW alumni who have served in the organization. Doherty is receiving a degree from the Elliott School of International Affairs with a concentration in […]

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 […]