The city’s Board of Zoning Adjustment Tuesday heard GW’s plans to build a new School of Media and Public Affairs building on the site of a parking lot at the corner of 21st and H streets, next to the 2000 Pennsylvania Ave. complex. As with any proposed construction, the BZA must approve the plans before […]
October 22, 1998
Volume 95, Issue 25
Stories from the October 22, 1998 issue of the GW Hatchet.
Vice President for Academic Affairs Donald Lehman has come up with plans for a new and improved School of Engineering and Applied Science. This move comes as a faint attempt to boost the enrollment of SEAS. However, what Lehman does not realize is that splitting up departments and developing a new “strategic plan” is not […]
The GW men’s and women’s cross country teams finished in the middle of a large pack at the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Championships Friday at Van Cortland Park in the Bronx, N.Y. The men’s team finished 15th out of 29 teams, while the women finished 15th out of 26. GW head coach Jim Hopkins said he […]
(U-WIRE) ATHENS, Ohio – Beginning in 1999, Florida will become the first state to require all public high schools to teach a marriage and relationship skills class. The elective class will deal with issues such as love, intimacy, commitment, problem solving and communication. Many states have school districts with elective marriage classes, but only Florida […]
The GW women’s swimming team defeated the U.S. Naval Academy 149.5 to 144.5 in its season-opening meet at Navy Saturday. The Colonial women swept both the 100-meter and 200-meter backstrokes to the secure the victory. “It was a tough adjustment to Navy’s short-course meters, but the freshmen had a very strong showing (in the backstroke […]
The Oct. 19 letter to the editor by Aram Zamgochian (“Stifling free speech,” p. 4) slanders an event that had the sole purpose of presenting the view of the American and Turkish governments on relations between the two nations on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the founding of the Turkish Republic. Our speakers […]
MS-men’s soccerWS-women’s soccerWVB-women’s volleyballWP-water poloSD-swimming & diving Thursday: no games schedule Friday: MS vs. Dayton-3 p.m.WS at Dayton-7:30 p.m.WVB vs. Xavier-7:30 p.m.WP at Air Force Tourn. Saturday: SD vs. Navy-1 p.m. (men only)WVB vs. Dayton-5 p.m.WP at Air Force Tourn. Sunday: MS vs. Xavier-2 p.m.WS at Xavier-1 p.m.WP at Air Force Tourn.
As a woman born and raised in Turkey, I always felt fortunate to live in a country that is both Muslim and secular – giving me the right to choose how I would like to practice my believes. Unfortunately, the global Islamic fundamentalism also is affecting Islam in Turkey. The core concept of Islam – […]
In one of the largest regattas in the world, the GW men’s and women’s crew teams fell far short Saturday of declaring themselves the “Head of the Charles” in Boston. Of course, little more is expected when 5,000 of the best rowers on Earth come together on a three-mile stretch of river pinned in by […]
As a female Muslim Turkish student at GW, I was appalled by a letter a fellow student wrote. In her Oct. 13 letter to the editor, Sabina Siddiqui attacked a country she obviously knows little about (“Turkey and its oppression of Islam,” p. 4). While the vast majority of Turkish citizens are practicing Muslims (more […]