June 8, 1998

Volume 95, Issue 3

Stories from the June 8, 1998 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Sen. Barry Goldwater – the last of the principled politicians

(U-WIRE) BOULDER, Colo. – I know my Democratic grandmother will spin when she reads this, but I feel quite sure that I and the rest of the country will miss Barry Goldwater more than we probably ever imagined was possible. Goldwater, failed 1964 GOP presidential candidate, maverick founder of Western conservatism and straight shooter to […]

Clinton in China

Later this month, President Clinton will make a state visit to China. His trip has provoked angry debate over what is seen by critics as his administration’s coddling of the Chinese leadership and its failure to actively encourage improved human rights policies in China. Further criticism is aimed at his scheduled official greeting by Chinese […]

Red Storm rumors

In what seems to have become an annual event, GW men’s basketball coach Mike Jarvis is talking with another school about a possible job. St. John’s University in New York is reportedly seriously considering offering Jarvis its head coaching position. News reports filled with speculation and rumor say Jarvis will supposedly be offered somewhere in […]

Caps’ trip to Cup final was earned, not lucky

If hell is going to freeze over, it’s only fitting that it happen on ice. In case you forgot or didn’t see it, in a previous column, I compared the Washington Capitals’ chances of winning the Stanley Cup to other extremely unlikely events (i.e. Michael Jordan retiring after Game 3 of the finals to pursue […]

Jarvis interviews for St. John’s job

GW men’s basketball coach Mike Jarvis has been a candidate for coaching positions at four other schools in the past year. But St. John’s University showed the most serious interest in him last week and is expected to offer Jarvis its vacant coaching position, according to several sources. Sources confirmed that Jarvis was interviewed by […]

Upcoming games

Monday: no games scheduled Tuesday: no games scheduled Wednesday: no games scheduled Thursday: no games scheduled GW Office of Sports Information’s Weekly Schedule.

First lady visits GW for town meeting on race discrimination

First lady Hillary Rodham Clinton brought her husband’s Initiative on Race to GW May 28, hosting a town hall meeting in the Marvin Center theater to share the program’s anti-discrimination message with children. In a question-and-answer session moderated by ABC News anchor Carole Simpson, the first lady and elementary school children examined the manifestations of […]

Former Texas coach Penders tapped to lead GW

Just a week after head men’s basketball coach Mike Jarvis was picked to head the program at St. John’s University, GW officials announed former University of Texas coach Tom Penders will fill the GW spot. Look for the June 22 issue of The GW Hatchet for more on Jarvis’ move to St. John’s and GW’s […]

A new mayor on the way for city in a `renaissance’

D.C. politics are heating up with the weather. Memorial Day is still a recent memory and November’s chilly days seem far off, but the District has moved full-speed into the months-long task of choosing a new mayor. As a formidable presence in the city, GW is settling back to see how the campaign will play […]