November 12, 1998

Volume 95, Issue 31

Stories from the November 12, 1998 issue of the GW Hatchet.

SA Senate reconsiders its members’ mission

The rejection of two pieces of legislation at the Student Association Senate meeting Tuesday night sparked concern among senators about the larger role of the Senate and its accountability to the student body. Bones of contention included the rejection of a bill that would require the Senate Finance Committee to meet every two weeks and […]

With improved cast, I Still Know sequel surpasses expectations

Sequels usually don’t measure up to the movies they follow, but I Still Know What You Did Last Summer (Columbia Pictures) comes close to surpassing the original. The original film focuses on the ordeal of four friends who recently graduated from high school. They are celebrating the Fourth of July when their car hits a […]

Letters to the Editor

Contract failure The Nov. 9 editorial “Goodbye, Gingrich,” (p. 4) notes that “(Gingrich’s) Contract with America was demonized by Democrats, but many of its points were adopted and became law.” “Many” parts of the Contract with America did not become law. In fact, only one of the 10 items in the Contract with America became […]

The Bar Belle

Originally Published 11/12/98 Bar: MadhatterWhere: 1831 M St.Crowd: Older twentysomethings, Capitol Hill staffersGetting in: ID required (and scrutinized)Prices: Average, but good specialsFood: Surprisingly tastyDancing: You can try .Pick-ups: LotsPluses: Cheap drink specialsMinuses: A lot of people in not a lot of space The Madhatter is a cozy spot on M Street – a little too […]

Is Minnesota embodied by The Body?

It didn’t quite sink in for a couple of days. Was it all a bad dream, a practical joke gone too far, a hangover that wouldn’t quit or was Jesse Ventura really the governor of my home state? What in God’s name happened to the sensible and sane people I had known growing up in […]

Classifieds [11/12/98]

Classified Ads Work Study Help Wanted Announcements Personal Services Opportunities Internships Housing Offered Roommates Services-General Tutoring For Sale Miscellaneous Furniture

Israeli home demolitions are one-sided

On the afternoon of July 9, I left my summer job in Jerusalem early to travel to Tel Aviv for the weekend. I picked up a spicy Thai sandwich – the kind you can only find in Israel – and sat down on a cement post in Zion Square to wait for a friend. Meanwhile, […]

Dalai Lama advocates democracy, equality

The Dalai Lama did not need written notes or a translator to convey his message of compassion and nonviolence to a sold-out crowd at Lisner Auditorium Tuesday evening. Devoting himself to helping the Tibetan people regain their land from the Chinese, he encouraged audience members to have warm hearts and strong minds. “Go see Tibet […]

Republicans take heart

The mid-term elections were not as bad for the GOP as many liberal commentators would have the public believe. Granted, five seats in the House were lost, but the setback and Newt Gingrich’s resignation of the speakership may serve as the slap in the face the GOP needs. That is only if Republicans take it […]

Counselors quiz GW students about rape

The GW Counseling Center’s Lori Lefcourt said sexual assault is a “difficult topic” that people do not like to recognize or even report when she addressed an all-female audience Tuesday in the Strong Hall piano lounge. Lefcourt was joined by fellow Counseling Center representatives Laurie Moret and Kathy Karageorge. The event was sponsored by GW’s […]