June 22, 1998

Volume 95, Issue 4

Stories from the June 22, 1998 issue of the GW Hatchet.

News Briefs

Israeli leader to receive president’s medal GW President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg will present the president’s medal to former Israeli Prime Minister Shimon Peres June 26 at noon in the Betts Theatre. Peres became prime minister following the assassination of Yitzhak Rabin in 1995. He lost the race for re-election to Benjamin Netanyahu in 1996. Peres […]

Summer class takes students on field trip of a lifetime

The war in Northern Ireland is over – except for the handful of violent spasms since the 1994 cease-fire between the warring paramilitary factions. But peace has yet to find its niche in this archaic enclave of fatalistic culture where the politics of intimidation still reign, and a factionalized political process hangs over the 1.6 […]

Freedman leaves after putting GW in spotlight

After bringing national attention to GW in his six years as its spokesman, Director of Public Affairs Mike Freedman is leaving the University to become general manager of the CBS Radio Network. As head of public affairs, Freedman did more than lead GW’s day-to-day public relations operation – he spearheaded programs that brought politicians, television […]

General

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New options help students hurt by Asian financial crisis

The recent economic crisis in the Pacific Rim nations led the United States to re-evaluate its employment regulations for students from these crisis-riddled countries. Now, foreign students are less restricted in their options for taking jobs to finance their education. The economic strain has devalued the nations’ currencies – a burden for students who relied […]

Help Wanted

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Nuclear rivalry failsto deter good will

“What would Gandhi say?” Sapna Pandya, last year’s Indian Students’ Association co-president, pondered that question shortly after she heard of India’s nuclear weapons tests last month. The peace professed by Mahatma Mohandas Gandhi seemed like a thing of the past as arms competition on the Indian subcontinent erupted. GW students were immersed in finals and […]

Housing

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London court to make ruling on Internet libel

(U-WIRE) MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Allegedly libelous comments in an online chat room could lead a London court to make a precedent-setting ruling on electronic freedom of speech. In October, British physicist Laurence Godfrey sued a former University of Minnesota student and the university for defamatory comments made about him on the Internet. The ruling, along […]

Colonial Cabinet delivers help to incoming students

The first wave of next fall’s freshman class descended on campus last week during the first two Colonial Inaugurations, GW’s summer orientation for new students. All incoming freshmen and transfer students are required to attend one of five three-day orientations held throughout the summer. CI attempts to acclimate incoming freshmen to GW with events like […]