September 28, 1998

Volume 95, Issue 17

Stories from the September 28, 1998 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Spirit of cancer march unites thousands

Thousands of cancer survivors and activists shouted “no more cancer” on the National Mall Saturday, in an effort to focus the nation’s attention on the fight against cancer and away from the “soap operas in the White House,” said Rev. Jesse Jackson. From speakers to victims, the message of the day was clear – cancer […]

ESIA conference addresses Korean politics, economy

The “Outlook Korea” conference hosted by the Elliott School of International Affairs Friday highlighted the economic and political events that have destabilized the Korean peninsula during the past year. GW professors were joined on a panel by representatives from the Embassy of Korea and the Korean Economic Institute of America to discuss the current crises’ […]

GW leaders `accept the challenge’

The Student Activities Center hosted the fifth annual GW Student Leadership Conference at the Washington Marriott Sunday. The all-day conference drew faculty members and more than 100 GW students to participate in interactive workshops designed to improve leadership skills. Mike Gargano, assistant vice president of Student and Academic Support Services, said the conference “expanded out-of-classroom […]

ESIA celebrates 10th anniversary

The Elliott School of International Affairs celebrated its 10th anniversary and a century of international affairs studies at the University Friday during the ESIA “State of the School” address. ESIA Dean Harry Harding discussed the future of the school at the event in Stuart Hall. A panel of distinguished graduates highlighted the ever-expanding opportunities for […]

University confronts underage drinking

Despite a string of alcohol-related incidents this semester, the 15 percent of GW students who actually binge drink is well below the national average of 42 percent, said Dana Henderson, manager of GW’s Substance Abuse Prevention Center. Henderson, who officially resigned from the center Friday to pursue a consulting job, said the center has recently […]

News Briefs

Student Health Services warns of bronchitis infection Bronchitis is spreading through campus this fall, Student Health Services officials said. The number of cases is usually high when students return to school, said Student Health Services Director Isabel Goldenberg. “We always feel that September is busy,” Goldenberg said. “We compare notes with other universities through an […]

Pondering some classroom behavior

Last year around this time, I had just gotten to the point where I could go to all of my classes without consulting my little GWizard printout. I’ve come a long way since then. Last year around this time, I also was doing a lot of reading. As a matter of fact, first semester, I […]

Fighting terror with terror is wrong

While the bombings in Africa were a horrendous display of terror and malice, the United States’ response was no better. As a superpower, the United States prides itself on defending the weak and helping the oppressed, ideals we support as citizens of this country. However, it seems our leaders and decision-makers think otherwise. Fighting terror […]

Still striving to attain equality for all

(U-WIRE) STATE COLLEGE, Pa. – Throughout history, white privilege has allowed black, Hispanic and Native American people and those of other minority groups to gain only “limited acceptance.” White people have greater economic advantages, access to health care and education. An apology for slavery would not be enough to make up for the terrible occurrences. […]

Murder in Kosovo – Staff editorial

“Never again!” That was the phrase used throughout the world after World War II in reference to a horrendous act of state-sponsored genocide – the Holocaust. But while people declared that never again would the world watch passively as thousands or millions of people were murdered, that ideal has been discarded time and time again. […]