November 16, 1998

Volume 95, Issue 32

Stories from the November 16, 1998 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Letters to the Editor

Oh yeah? In response to Mark Drake’s Nov. 12 op-ed “Is Minnesota Embodied by `The Body’?” (p. 4), being a fellow Minnesotan, I feel his pain. But hey, I find some humor in it. We can now defend ourselves with one simple statement: Our governor can beat up your governor! -Maija Freivaldssophomore No GW sainthood […]

Wye hurts U.S.-Israeli relations

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 […]

Indonesian crackdown – Staff editorial

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 […]

Turn the dial – Staff editorial

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 […]

Upcoming games

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.

Colonial men and women win at La Salle

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 […]

Colonial women win two to stay alive in A-10 race

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 […]

WIN embraces women’s action

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 […]

Penders era begins with win over George Mason

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 […]

Blues Traveler set to rock GW

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 […]