November 9, 1998

Volume 95, Issue 30

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

UN official discusses nonproliferation

Jayantha Dhanapala, United Nations under-secretary general for disarmament affairs, spoke to a crowded room at the Marvin Center Friday about controlling the spread of nuclear weapons. His remarks came in the wake of President Clinton’s decision to lift the 6-month-old economic sanctions on India and Pakistan after both nations conducted nuclear tests. The lecture entitled […]

GW has Authority in exhibition victory

The GW men’s basketball team hoped to get a good contest out of Court Authority, an exhibition team with a roster full of former collegiate players. But by halftime the Colonials had built a 55-31 lead and would end up winning their second and final exhibition game 102-90 Friday at the Smith Center. “I was […]

Mount Vernon honors founder

The 161st birthday of Mount Vernon College founder Elizabeth Somers was cause for celebration Thursday, as students, faculty and staff observed Founder’s Day at GW’s newest campus. “This is one of the most important traditions we have on this campus,” said Mount Vernon campus Executive Dean Grae Baxter. “We are here to celebrate the legacy […]

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 […]