October 13, 1998

Volume 95, Issue 21

Stories from the October 13, 1998 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Delaware policy sets example

As one of the top-10 binge drinking schools in the nation, the University of Delaware had the kind of reputation administrators didn’t like to talk about – it was a party school. Boosted by a $750,000 grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to fight binge drinking, the university’s administrators went on the offensive against […]

Healing GW’s wounds

GW students Jay Abbott and Geoff Shapiro noticed a major problem with emergency medical care on campus in 1994. The District’s lack of ambulances and emergency medical services (EMS) staff meant GW students could wait up to an hour for a city ambulance to assist them. Abbott and Shapiro proposed a solution. Instead of urging […]

Animators discuss satire

Television cartoon show creators discussed their work at “Prime Time Animation,” the School of Media and Public Affairs’ second satellite seminar of the year Thursday evening. Matt Groening of “The Simpsons,” Mike Judge of “King of the Hill” and “Beavis and Butthead,” and Trey Parker and Matt Stone of “South Park” were beamed in live […]

Classifieds [10/13/98]

Classified Ads Help Wanted Announcements Adoptions Personal Services Opportunities Internships Housing Wanted Services-General Tutoring For Sale Miscellaneous Furniture


The article “Team GW joins the march to overcome AIDS” on p. 6 of the Oct. 5 issue of The GW Hatchet should have identified Laural Boone as the member of the GW AIDS Walk team who raised the most money. Boone turned in $500 the day of the walk and had pledges totaling $730, […]

GW students’ loan debt falls slightly above national average

GW undergraduates leave college slightly more in debt than the average college student, said Director of Student Financial Assistance Dan Small. Undergraduates at GW owe an average of $16,000 in educational loans by the time they graduate, Small said. A survey of 1,098 student loan borrowers released in September by Nellie Mae, a federal and […]

Tibetan refugees decry human rights violations

Three Tibetan refugees discussed the Chinese occupation of Tibet Wednesday night at GW Hillel during a panel discussion sponsored by Students for a Free Tibet. Sonam Dekyi, whose only son is serving an 18-year prison sentence in Tibet, spoke to the audience through an interpreter. Dekyi said Chinese authorities arrested her son Ngawang Choephel, a […]

Something fishy is going on at GW

I read in the paper the other day someone donated $30 million to Georgetown University and the university is renaming its entire business school after him. Who has $30 million dollars to give to a school? I don’t know. But it would be pretty cool to have a business school named after you. I guess […]

Military integration is here to stay

In response to Brandon Wales’ Oct. 1 op-ed, “U.S. military should be trained to fight and win wars, not sexism,” (p. 5) we would like to present a viewpoint based on real experience in gender-integrated training aboard combat ships in the U.S. Navy. Mr. Wales presents a narrow, highly-generalized opinion regarding the utility of women […]

NATO and Kosovo – Staff editorial

The death and suffering in Kosovo continues. With winter approaching, tens of thousands of Kosovar refugees are living in shacks on moutainsides, afraid of Serbian retaliation if they return to their villages. Serbian troops continue to operate in Kosovo in violation of a U.N. Security Council resolution that demands their withdrawal and the cessation of […]