November 19, 1998

Volume 95, Issue 33

Stories from the November 19, 1998 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Duck and cover – Staff editorial

It seems like the Metropolitan Police Department views the District of Columbia as a sort of Old West town where guns regularly being drawn and bullets flying everywhere are perfectly natural occurrences. In a five-part series of articles this week, The Washington Post documented the “Dodge City” mentality that pervades some members of the city’s […]

Sports brief

GW women’s basketball signs three recruits Three recruits signed with the GW women’s basketball team during the November signing period, head coach Joe McKeown said. Signing national letters of intent with GW were Lindsey Davidson of Brea, Calif., Cathy Joens of Irvine, Calif., and Erica Lawrence of Nyack, N.Y. Davidson, a 5-9 guard, has received […]

G.U.A.C. – Staff editorial

In the 1950s, the U. S. Congress organized the House Un-American Activities Committee to ferret out suspected communists, socialists and other assorted “pinkos.” Here at GW, a sort of Greek-letter Un-American Committee has been formed under the guise of the Student Association Senate’s ad hoc Greek Affairs Committee. Instead of trying to uncover suspected insurrectionists, […]

GW delays Marvin Center renovation

Marvin Center renovations will be delayed six months or more after administrators made changes to development plans, Marvin Center Governing Board Chair Mike Petron said. Petron attributed the delay to changes made by Mike Gargano, assistant vice president for Student and Academic and Support Services. “What happened was Mike Gargano was not happy with the […]

GW hoops features a storied past

First in a series of articles GW men’s basketball enters its 85th season this year, coming off eight straight winning seasons. So you might be thinking GW is a men’s basketball powerhouse. You might even be thinking the University of North Carolina is starting to look over its shoulder at the other boys in blue […]

Satirical newspaper folds its print edition

Protest THIS!, the satirical newspaper that began publication last year, has abandoned its print edition and will publish only online, Editor in Chief David Jones said. Jones said the paper’s staff members decided two weeks ago not to publish print issues because they could not generate enough advertising revenue to support a print version. The […]

Aguilar steps up as GW’s leader

If the GW women’s basketball team’s season-opening win Monday was any indication, junior guard Elisa Aguilar will be a dominant force in the Atlantic 10 and the nation this year. Her 29 points, 17 of which she poured in at torrid pace in the second half, won the game for the Colonial women, and her […]

CLLC rejects Strong Hall women’s center

GW students trying to establish a women’s center at the University said they were denied the space they requested in Strong Hall. Ruthie Vishlitzky, a member of the organization trying to set up the GW Women’s Center, said Strong Hall Community Director Anna Cenatiempo informed the group Friday of the Community Living and Learning Center’s […]

Colonials beat Illini for second victory

GW men’s basketball head coach Tom Penders said he was glad his team got a tough game from George Mason University before the Colonials traveled to Assembly Hall to take on the University of Illinois Tuesday. The close call in the first game paid off in GW’s second game, as the Colonials (2-0) came from […]

English professor’s poetry mirrors life

Jody Bolz remembers when her father’s calls to his dead relatives pierced the slumbering silence of the night. Alzheimer’s disease had erased his identity and much of his memory. “Which one are you?” he would ask his daughter, a poet and GW creative writing professor who was recently honored by her peers for her work. […]