June 22, 1998

Volume 95, Issue 4

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

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

Baseview Bugle Housing Offered Roommate wanted to share quiet 3br, 2ba. apartment on Washington Circle with 2 sophomore males for summer and/or year. Private bedroom, share bath, A/C, W/D, Security, $575/month plus utilities. Available ASAP, Call Rob @ 463-2070. Roommates Male roommate needed for large 2 bdrm apt. Person will have own room. $560/month, utilities […]

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 […]

What was your first impression of GW?

“It’s very political. D.C. is surrounded by the political arena. I find it very fascinating.” -Cameron Schiller, Los Angeles, Calif. “It was overwhelming. It was so diverse – in a good way – and I’ve never lived in a big city before.” -Carmen Bell, Freeport, Maine “I like the security aspect of it. You just […]

Women’s varsity teams

GW recently announced plans to increase the number of varsity sports teams in its athletic program. In three years, five new teams will enter intercollegiate competition – women’s squash, lacrosse, softball and water polo, and a men’s squash team. The new additions to GW’s athletics department put the University well above what is required by […]

Meeting on the field

Sunday, two nations that have considered each other enemies for most of the past two decades – the United States and Iran – met on the soccer field in a World Cup match. For years, policymakers in both Washington and Tehran formulated plans and strategies for victory on the battlefield, preparing for a possible armed […]