August 24, 1998

Volume 95, Issue 7

Stories from the August 24, 1998 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Thurston move-in comes off without a hitch

Freshmen arrived at Thurston Hall early Saturday morning prepared to face a hectic move-in day. And while the day was filled with the usual chaos and confusion – and even with construction that blocked off part of F Street – the process seemed more organized than in past years, upperclassmen said. The Community Living and […]

Return to Sender – Staff Editorial

The campus mail system was a mangled mess this summer. A myriad of confused employee practices and an incredible lack of communication among University offices left some students waiting hopelessly by their mailboxes for letters and magazines that will never be delivered. The situation is unacceptable. The University is responsible for the delivery of all […]

Clinton’s address leaves Americans scratching their heads

Last week the president gave a four-minute address to the nation that was supposed to explain his relationship with Monica Lewinsky. Most pundits and analysts were predicting the president would issue a mea culpa and ask for the nation’s forgiveness. But instead of telling everyone exactly what happened with the former White House intern, he […]

News You Missed …

DOLE SPEAKS: Entertains crowd on Ellipse Former Sen. Bob Dole said he always dreamed of giving a major speech on the National Mall. But the keynote address at GW’s May 17 Commencement was not what he had in mind. “The way I imagined it, we were all standing a little closer to the Capitol,” Dole […]

Sliding Doors

College coaching positions often are like a revolving door – new coaches replace those who have moved on to better jobs or have presided over poorly performing programs. GW’s doors have been spinning at a rapid rate this summer. Ten new and promoted coaches will take over or assist varsity athletic programs this year. Much […]

News Briefs

GW honors March on Washington GW’s Gelman Library and Black Entertainment Television will sponsor an exhibit entitled, “Looking Back – Moving Forward: The March on Washington 35 Years Later” to commemorate the 35th anniversary of the Civil Rights March. The exhibit will honor the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. The exhibit will […]

Sports Briefs

GW to host sport tourism conference The Institute of Tourism Studies and the business school’s sports management program will sponsor Teams ’98, a conference and expo on sport tourism at the Marriott Hotel at Metro Center Sept. 17-19. Teams ’98 is dedicated to the industry that has come to be known as sport tourism, which […]

As Seen on TV

He’s showing up everywhere these days – on the Sunday morning political television shows, the network evening news, the 24-hour news channels. And hours after President Clinton admitted to the nation Monday night he had a relationship with former intern Monica Lewinsky, GW Law School Professor Jonathan Turley was back in front of the camera. […]

Barenaked Ladies offers more mind-boggling lyrics on Stunt

The Barenaked Ladies are known for their musical wizardry – they blend rhythms and sounds to create entertaining songs. But the band earns accolades more for its lyrics than its musical ingenuity. That pattern is repeated on Barenaked Ladies’ latest release, Stunt (Reprise Records). Each song on the album is like a cryptogram waiting to […]