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. […]
November 16, 1998
Volume 95, Issue 32
Stories from the November 16, 1998 issue of the GW Hatchet.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]