District residents will decide next month whether to allow the medicinal use of marijuana in city hospitals. If Initiative 59 passes Nov. 3, marijuana would be prescribed to patients who are receiving treatment for cancer, AIDS and other terminal diseases. Officials at GW Hospital said the facility will provide marijuana to patients if the initiative […]
October 8, 1998
Volume 95, Issue 20
Stories from the October 8, 1998 issue of the GW Hatchet.
Medeski, Martin and Wood is not widely known on the pop music scene, but the band has accumulated a close following on college campuses. The trio brings its unique acid jazz groove to GW’s Lisner Auditorium Friday. The performance follows the release of the group’s latest album, Combustication(Company). In its latest work, Medeski, Martin and […]
The U.S. Congress is in the midst of deciding how to proceed with the President Clinton-Monica Lewinsky scandal. Congress now will decide whether to impeach the president, issue a censure or do nothing. The nation has been waiting months for a resolution to the presidential saga. It should surprise no one, then, that our own […]
Vincent Van Gogh. Even his name is harmonious. The alliteration of the vee’s, the even distribution of syllables – the sounds blend to create a product of perfection, and perfection is what Van Gogh produced. Seventy paintings by the brilliant artist are on display at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Gallery of Art. The exhibit is […]
MS-men’s soccerWP-water poloWS-women’s soccerWVB-women’s volleyball Thursday: no games scheduled Friday: MS vs. UMass-3 p.m.WS at UMass-3:30 p.m.WVB at Temple-5 p.m. Saturday: WVB at La Salle-7 p.m.WP vs. Bucknell-10:15 a.m.WP vs. Salem-Teikyo-2 p.m.WP vs. Princeton-5:45 p.m. Sunday: MS vs. URI-2 p.m.WS at URI-12 p.m.
In its production of the “The House of Yes,” the GW Department of Theatre and Dance approaches the themes of incest and human sexuality with poignant humor. Written by Wendy Macleod, the play focuses on five distinctly deranged individuals. Through the unique characters and their interaction, “The House of Yes” offers a glimpse of human […]
The Colonial women shut out George Mason University at John Linn Gym in Fairfax Tuesday, returning GW to its winning ways after two losses. In a non-conference match before an important Atlantic-10 road trip this weekend, GW struggled but still swept the Lady Patriots (1-14) in three games. Coming off two tough home conference losses […]
A contingent of Student Association senators have expressed concern about the lack of communication between the Senate and SA President Carrie Potter, accusing her of not following the guidelines set out in the SA constitution. “I believe that she has not been communicating with the Senate and with her constituents in a manner that would […]
The GW men’s and women’s cross country teams competed at the University of Richmond Saturday and finished with solid results. The men’s team beat Richmond 21-34 and lost to Towson University 27-30 in a dual-meet format. The women’s team beat Old Dominion University 15-50 and defeated Towson 27-28, but lost to Richmond 19-41. GW head […]
GW Hospital will provide marijuana for patients in its medical center if D.C. voters pass an initiative to legalize the drug for medical use, officials at GW’s Ambulatory Care Center said. Washington residents will vote Nov. 3 on Initiative 59, the “Legalization of Marijuana for Medical Treatment Initiative of 1998.” If passed, the law will […]