Sixty years ago, British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain returned from his trip to Germany and declared there would be “peace for our time.” History has shown the consequences of Chamberlain’s na?vet? of Adolf Hitler and his ambitions. In the end, treating Hitler as a “partner for peace” only made it easier for the Third Reich […]
November 16, 1998
Volume 95, Issue 32
Stories from the November 16, 1998 issue of the GW Hatchet.
A massive student-led “people power” movement in Indonesia threatens to topple the government of President B.J. Habibie. Thousands of students, unemployed youths and other dissatisfied citizens have taken to the streets in large numbers, pushing for more democratization and political reform. They have been met with rubber bullets, tear gas and beatings from the Indonesian […]
WRGW, GW’s student-run radio station at 540 AM, has entered an agreement with the University to broadcast all GW men’s and women’s basketball games this season. The station will broadcast home and away games, except those played during winter break, when no one is on campus to hear the broadcasts. It is the first time […]
MBB-men’ basketballWBB-women’s basketball Monday: WBB vs. Georgetown-7 p.m. Tuesday: MBB at Illinois-8 p.m. Wednesday: no games scheduled Thursday: WBB vs. William & Mary-7 p.m.
The GW men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams had an easy time in their meets Saturday, convincingly beating La Salle. The men won 134-102, and the women won 138-102. The women’s team won nine of the 13 total events. The team was led by junior Jessica Skinner, who took first in the 200-yard (1 […]
The GW women’s volleyball team stayed alive for the postseason with two crucial Atlantic 10 wins this weekend. GW beat La Salle and Temple to preserve its chances of being one of four teams that makes the Atlantic 10 Tournament at the end of November. The Colonial women face Duquesne and Virginia Tech on the […]
Nearly 150 men and women huddled together in the chilly darkness Thursday night to listen to the stories of survivors. One by one, student speakers approached the microphone to share personal experiences about rape or assault at the annual “Take Back the Night” rally and march sponsored by Womyn’s Issues Now. Each of the half-dozen […]
The hype surrounding the GW men’s basketball team this year says the Colonials are going to put up big numbers on offense. But in GW’s season opener Friday before 5,121 at the Smith Center, it was defense that carried the day as the Colonials (1-0) earned a 71-59 victory over George Mason University. “We played […]
When Blues Traveler comes to GW’s Smith Center Wednesday night for the first time in three years, its performance will be the culmination of months of behind-the-scenes planning by the GW Program Board, said PB members and University administrators. GW is slated to be the fourth show on Blues Traveler’s 11-stop tour, which will promote […]
Since the birth of rock ‘n’ roll, lyrics and poetry have played an important role. Bob Dylan, Jim Morrison, Lou Reed and Patti Smith are a few of rock ‘n’ roll’s legendary poets. With the release of Jim Carroll’s latest album Pools of Mercury (Mercury), he should be added to the esteemed list. Carroll’s writing […]