September 14, 1998

Volume 95, Issue 13

Stories from the September 14, 1998 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Letters to the Editor

Walking together The 12th annual AIDS Walk Washington to benefit the Whitman-Walker Clinic is Oct. 4, and hundreds of people representing GW will be there. The GW AIDS Walk Team is more than just a community service event – it is a unique opportunity to promote unity on campus. The GW AIDS Walk Team Committee […]

Debate was not a dud because of GW

University administrators are an easy target for student complaints, and it can be convenient to blame a burdensome “bureaucracy.” However, in the instance of the Sept. 3 mayoral forum, students should turn the mirror inward to search for reasons for the dismal turnout rather than assume the position of victims done in by University administrators. […]

Dimock Gallery features ceramics exhibit

Just inside the open doorway of GW’s Dimock Gallery hangs the brilliant work Alchemist’s Wall. The vertical slice of an enchanted medieval laboratory entices visitors to enter the exhibit “GW Ceramics: 25 Year Anniversary.” Detailed with wire globes, mysterious vessels and philosophers’ stones, the slate piece appears to lean up against the wall like a […]

GW harriers open season at La Salle

The GW men’s and women’s cross country teams kicked off their seasons Saturday at the La Salle Invitational in Philadelphia. The men’s team finished second of three teams, while the women’s team placed fourth out of five teams. “It’s pretty obvious now that we still have a lot to work on,” GW head coach Jim […]

Fighting so that no one is left behind

This week, Congress will be asked to take a stand to keep hope alive for millions of America’s working poor by voting to increase the minimum wage over the next two years. Congress must send a clear message: America must leave no one behind. Democrats in Congress, led by Sen. Edward Kennedy (D-Mass.), as well […]

Classifieds [9/14/98]

Classified Ads Work Study Help Wanted Announcements Internships Housing Offered Roommates Services-General Tutoring Typing/Word Proc. For Sale Miscellaneous Furniture

SNL writer fails with fourth book

“If you lose your job, your marriage and your mind all in one week, try to lose your mind first because then the other stuff won’t matter that much.” Jack Handey’s latest book, The Lost Deep Thoughts (Hyperion), doles out more of his nonsensical wisdom. Handey, a former Emmy Award-winning writer for “Saturday Night Live,” […]

Falter Fest – Staff Editorial

Saturday was the Program Board’s annual Fall Fest – the organization’s big event for the fall semester. Unfortunately, the number of people who showed up on the Quad to see the bands, eat free food and participate in the activities was low. While some schools host huge all-day events that attract a large number of […]

Coming to America, again

Like other sophomores returning to GW at the end of the summer, Branden Thompson was preoccupied with worries like moving into his residence hall and meeting his new roommate. But unlike most of his classmates, he also had to find a lawyer to represent him in an impending Aug. 31 deportation hearing with the Immigration […]

Equal Benefits – Staff Editorial

GW decided this summer to allow full-time employees who live in on-campus housing to share their apartments with their domestic partners. The new policy applies to both homosexual couples who are in a committed relationship and heterosexual couples who previously were prevented from living together unless they were married. The University should be commended for […]