November 16, 1998

Volume 95, Issue 32

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

Issues Awareness Night addresses depression

Almost 100 students and staff members attended Issues Awareness Night Wednesday in the Marvin Center to educate themselves about stress and depression. “This (issue) is especially important during this time of year with the stress of midterms and all the studying,” said Steven Van Wagoner, assistant professor at GW and a psychologist at the University […]

Big Head Todd and the Monsters radiates energy

You will sit there snapping your fingers, trying to jog your memory, inevitably wondering where you’ve heard this before. Probably nowhere – but the music of Big Head Todd and the Monsters undeniably sounds familiar. The band’s sound is unique, but its feel is familiar. With each note and chord on Live Monsters (Giant Records), […]

Trachtenberg to serve on Williams’ transition team

GW President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg was appointed by D.C. Mayor-elect Anthony Williams to assist him as he takes over the city’s leadership next year. “I helped out with the transition in the last (Marion) Barry administration,” Trachtenberg said. “It’s not a new thing.” Trachtenberg said he is unsure of his role on Williams’ transition team. […]

Monumental rejuvenation for the holidays

So have you seen the construction going on down at the Washington Monument? Yeah, last I checked, they had scaffolding up to about the halfway point of the 555-foot reminder of the “Father of Our Country” (although Thomas Jefferson has been giving ol’ George a run for his money, considering the results of recent DNA […]

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 […]