June 8, 1998

Volume 95, Issue 3

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

MPD teams up with GW to open policing center

The Metropolitan Police Department will cut the ribbon Thursday on the Foggy Bottom/GW Community Policing Center in a University-owned storefront at 2331 Virginia Avenue. MPD officers will use the center to call in reports to department headquarters and for lunch and restroom breaks, but will not be stationed in the building. Volunteer staffers will operate […]

News briefs

GW to join Brookings Institution GW’s department of public administration is teaming up with the Brookings Institution to offer joint academic programs and other educational initiatives in public policy and administration. Through the partnership, master’s students in GW’s public administration and policy programs will take tuition-free courses for academic credit at Brookings’ Center for Public […]

Law school sends grads into `noble profession’

The Smith Center teemed with students, families and friends as the GW Law School sent its 133rd graduating class into the law profession May 23. The law school ceremony was held a week after the University’s unified Commencement ceremony on the Ellipse, which included all other GW schools. The school bestowed 486 juris doctorate and […]

Just when you thought I was gone .

I’m baaaack. Yes, I graduated in May, but I just can’t seem to escape this place. I’ve been clicking my ruby slippers together and saying, “There’s no place like home, there’s no place like home,” but so far, nothing has happened. Speaking of home, I have chosen to spend the summer working here in D.C., […]

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 […]