April 23, 1998

Volume 94, Issue 39

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

A final smorgasbord of memories

I could be doing useful things like my writing my final papers, reading, sending out r?sum?s and cover letters or studying for finals. However, I am doing none of those things, which continues the trend of my last semester at good ol’ GeeDubs. Anyway, this is my last column. Yes, start the mourning and wailing […]

Documentary attempts to persuade Congress

With prostitutes, hundreds of windmills and a hashish dealer named Naroush, Stephen Markoff tries to persuade national lawmakers to expand their minds about medicinal marijuana with Sex, Drugs, and Democracy, a documentary about Dutch law. Markoff, chairman of A-Mark Financial Corporation, is sending a copy of the 1994 documentary to the president, vice president and […]

Letters to the Editor

Thank you Q With longevity as a resident in this community, I have witnessed many changes. One of the nicest changes is the progressive development of the healthy meeting of the minds in a happy, constructive way between GW students and residents. One of the major role players responsible for this mutual bonding is the […]

Why I won’t be in next year’s SA

As a student leader who feels responsible to GW students, I would like to make a public statement of the fact that I will not play a role in the GW Student Association during the 1998-’99 academic year. During the campaign, I made many promises on the contingency that I would win the presidency. Unfortunately, […]

Entertainment Listings

AMC Courthouse 82150 Clarendon Blvd. Arlington, VA(703) 998-4AMC Tarzan and the Lost City (PG-13)Fri.-Sun. 2:15, 5:30, 8:00, 10:15Mon.-Thurs. 5:45, 7:50, 10:00 Mercury Rising (R)Fri.-Sun. 5:00, 10:30Mon.-Thurs. 5:15, 10:30 The Odd Couple II (PG-13)Fri.-Sun. 2:15, 5:30, 7:30, 10:00Mon.-Thurs. 6:00, 8:15, 10:20 Titanic (PG-13)Fri.-Sun. 1:45, 5:30, 9:30Mon.-Thurs. 5:30, 9:30 Two Girls & a Guy (R)Fri.-Sun. 1:45, 5:00, […]

Stripping into the sunset

This is my last Hatchet article, my terminus Oedipus rexus. I will not scribble for this rag again as long as my chest beats on this Godforsaken patch of earth called Foggy Bottom. So says I. So says my God. So says my Hatchet editor, Helder “Satan” Gil. For this elegy I was going to […]

The Hatchet’s community calender

For the entire calender click on the Campus Highlights button in the left frame. Thursday April 23 Stafford Loan Exit Interviewsfor May 1998 andSeptember 1998 Grads 10:30 a.m., 2:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. inMarvin Center Colonial Commons Bible Study Group A group discussion and study of the Bible. All Christian denominations are welcomed. Sponsored by: […]

Earth Day ’98

Wednesday marked the annual celebration of Earth Day. Though thousands of people mark this day by bicycling or carpooling to work, recycling newspapers and cans, or turning off lights when they leave a room – the effort dies when the day is done. What good is conserving energy and limiting resource use for just a […]

Dubious Disney

In Orlando, Florida, Disney is increasing its territorial domain by opening an animal park visitors can drive through ? la safari. The only problem with this set-up is that some animals have strayed from Disney’s original plan – and have gotten themselves killed by crossing paths with gawking visitors’ tour vehicles. While Disney should be […]