November 9, 1998

Volume 95, Issue 30

Stories from the November 9, 1998 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Letters to the Editor

A warm welcome As representatives of the wonderful and diverse religious traditions here at The George Washington University, we extend a warm and heartfelt welcome to His Holiness, The Dalai Lama on his visit to our campus and our city. It indeed seems appropriate that His Holiness comes to us amid the charms and challenges […]

Upcoming Games

Monday: no games scheduled Tuesday: no games scheduled Wednesday: no games scheduled Thursday: no games scheduled

Ambassador discusses U.S.-Spain relations

The Spanish ambassador to the United States, Antonio Oyarz?bal, discussed “A Century of Relations Between Spain and the United States” with a packed audience in the Marvin Center ballroom Thursday. The lecture was part of the Program Board’s Ambassador Lecture Series. Oyarz?bal talked about the social effects of Spain’s decreasing influence at the turn of […]

GW students and the ANC elections

The elections are over finally. Hallelujah! The District of Columbia elected a man who has lived here for a handful of years, yet is viewed as the city’s savior. The nation as a whole did not view the election as a referendum on Clinton’s dalliances and instead dealt a stinging rebuke to the Republican Party. […]

Club Sports Roundup

Due both to poor response and a lack of space, the Club Sports Roundup has been moved to Thursday’s issue. If you have any club results, please send them to

News briefs

Ford Foundation honors GW postdoctoral fellow GW postdoctoral fellow Jennifer D. Brody was among the 111 minority scholars recently awarded fellowships through a Ford Foundation program. The fellowship programs are administered by the National Research Council and seek to increase the presence of underrepresented minority groups in college faculties, according to an NRC release. Brody […]

Men’s Atlantic 10 Preview

Perhaps the saying “steady wins the race” is not without truth. In an age when stars abandon the college game for the NBA, the Atlantic 10 has retained 24 of the 35 starters that played in the NCAA and National Invitational tournaments last season. With five teams making NCAA appearances in 1997, this year should […]

Men down Va. Tech, Hokies beat women

Events held according to form Saturday at the Smith Center pool, as the GW men’s swimming and diving team beat Virginia Tech 139-102, and the GW women fell to the Hokies 138-104. The men beat a Tech team that finished fifth in the A-10 last season, while GW finished second. GW won all but two […]

Sharing some scary squirrel stories

I was brainstorming with friends, trying to figure out what I could write this column about and several things came to mind. I thought about writing something on registration and how if I ever met that lady whose voice is on the registration recording, I would be scared of her. I also thought about discussing […]

Women’s Atlantic 10 Preview

The Atlantic 10 may be at the strongest point in its history in women’s basketball. A record five teams from the conference made the postseason last year, including three teams that made it to the NCAA Tournament. In the past, GW has been the backbone of the league, but this season, a strong supporting cast […]