April 23, 1998

Volume 94, Issue 39

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

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 […]

Hospital welcomes full slate of residents

GW Hospital will welcome 84 medical school graduates to its residency program in the fall, filling 100 percent of the spots in the program for the first time in several years. At the same time, the number of graduating GW medical students matched to residency programs – the post-graduate training required for physicians who want […]

GW golfers place ninth, 12th

The GW golf team finished a whirlwind tour of the Midwest and the Northeast Monday with a ninth-place finish at the Temple Invitational and a 12th-place finish at the Kroger Xavier Invitational. After playing 54 holes at the Atlantic 10 Conference Championship in Canonsburg, Pa. April 12-14, the Colonial golfers traveled to Oxford, Pa. for […]

Arab, Israeli groups celebrate coexistence

Ramzi Dalbah set up a lunch of baklava desserts and kibbeh meatballs on the Quad Tuesday in preparation for a meeting he never thought he’d have. With floating Arabic music in the background, Arab Students Association President Dalbah shook hands for the first time with Student Alliance for Israel President Scott Wasserman. They met only […]

Trachtenberg sees bright future

Rumor has it GW President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg will leave the University’s top office any day now. Rumor has it he’s waiting to be appointed secretary of education. Rumor has it he wants to be president of an Ivy League school. Trachtenberg says people shouldn’t believe everything they hear. “I don’t know where these rumors […]

Baseball team wins two more games

After completing a three-game sweep of La Salle Monday, the GW baseball team split two non-conference games this week and is preparing for an important weekend series with Xavier. GW (29-14) could ensure itself a spot in the Atlantic 10 Championship with two wins against Xavier at Barcroft Park. GW Coach Tom Walter said the […]

Grad schools lure fewer applicants

Applications to GW graduate schools are down 18 percent from last year, but administrators said they are optimistic numbers will increase and ward off University-wide budget cuts. Sigelman said the University has received 6,605 applications to its graduate schools as of April 10, a drop of more than 1,100 from last year’s 7,770 applications. GW […]

Upcoming Games

B-baseballC-crewG-golf(DH)-doubleheader*-women, at Collingswood, N.J. Thursday: no games scheduled Friday: no games scheduled Saturday: B vs. Xavier (DH)-12 p.m.C at A-10 Champ.*-9 a.m.G at PSU Tournament Sunday: B vs. Xavier-12 p.m.G at PSU Tournament