November 2, 1998

Volume 95, Issue 28

Stories from the November 2, 1998 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Schroeder touts women’s power

Former U.S. Rep. Pat Schroeder (D-Colo.) told a mostly female audience gathered at the Mount Vernon campus’ Post Hall Thursday that women must take a proactive role in politics. Schroeder spoke about her years in the U.S. House of Representatives, urging women to use their power in politics. She also signed copies of her recent […]

GW harriers take ninth at A-10s

The GW men’s and women’s cross country teams weren’t expecting to win the Atlantic 10 Championships in Philadelphia Saturday. Both GW squads also didn’t expect to finish ninth at the 11-team conference meet, but that’s what they did. The men finished with a total of 224 points, beating just Xavier and St. Bonaventure. St. Joseph’s […]

GW CDs promote education at Capitol

College Democrats congregated on Capitol Hill Sunday to participate in an education rally, as part of a yearlong effort to promote the issue. The event also was the first rally the CDs have held on the steps of the Capitol. “This is the pilot. We’ve never done this before and it’s experimental,” CD president Marc […]

GW closes season on a tear, Ferry ends GW career with game-winner

After going winless in 13 straight games, the GW men’s soccer team ended its season winning four of its last five games, including a pair of Atlantic 10 victories this weekend. GW (5-12-2, 4-5-2 A-10) defeated St. Joseph’s 4-0 Friday and Temple 4-3 Sunday at South Riding Field. Ben Ferry completed his GW career as […]

Death row inmates talk live to students

Maryland death row inmates Kenny Collins and Tyrone X Gilliam discussed their individual experiences and general concerns about capital punishment at “Live From Death Row,” an event hosted by GW’s Campaign to End the Death Penalty in the Marvin Center Ballroom Friday. “What Tyrone and Kenny Collins are doing is asserting their humanity, and showing […]

New Marley box set resembles others

Jah heard this before – yet another “formative” Bob Marley reissue. No doubt, true Marley fans have encountered recordings such as “Corner Stone,” “Soul Shake Down,” “Go Tell It On the Mountain” and “Mrs. Brown.” This group of early Wailers songs appears on only a smattering of bargain albums that spotlight the formative years of […]

Advisory Neighborhood Commission Election ’98

Question: How can communication be improved between the Foggy Bottom and GW communities? Susana Bara?ano Age: 43Occupation: administrative researcher, free-lancerEducation: two master’s degrees, GW; B.A., Wellesley College; auditing courses at GWElected offices/civic activities: Precinct captain for Democratic National Party Junior League Volunteer at Corcoran Gallery, Columbia Hospital for Women, Smithsonian Answer: Do projects together that […]

R.E.M. moves up with album

The once fab four, now down to three, have done it again. R.E.M. is back – this time with a renewed spirit that blows away all expectations. Up (Warner Bros.), the newest addition to the band’s list of 12-plus albums, is not the typical R.E.M. New fans beware, old fans rejoice: This album is for […]

Students raise $1,400 to battle diabetes

Sophomore Derek Grosso, with the help of his Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity brothers, participated in America’s Walk for Diabetes Sunday. Fraternity participation in the walk, combined with a fund-raising effort, amassed more than $1,400 for the American Diabetes Association. Grosso, who spearheaded the campaign at GW, said he was touched by his fraternity members’ efforts […]

News brief

Students receive free HIV testing and education The Whitman-Walker Clinic sponsored free HIV testing and informational seminars Tuesday at the Marvin Center. Almost 100 students were tested for HIV after an information session that addressed topics ranging from HIV transmission to safe sex. Results are distributed in person, never over the phone or e-mail, said […]