November 23, 1998

Volume 95, Issue 34

Stories from the November 23, 1998 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Banquet and walk battle homelessness

The Hunger Banquet and Help the Homeless 5K Walkathon concluded a weeklong series of events designed to raise money and food to combat worldwide hunger and homelessness, said Jennifer Olson, coordinator of the event and a homelessness fellow in the Office of Community Service. The banquet, held in the Marvin Center ballroom Friday night, demonstrated […]

Friends and Neighbors

Students who live on GW’s Foggy Bottom campus may have a hard time imagining a congenial relationship with local residents after years of strained town-gown relations. Battles between students and Foggy Bottom residents’ associations over the New Hall, the health and wellness center and even the Advisory Neighborhood Commission elections have contributed to the tense […]

Tau Kappa Epsilon hosts Turkey Bowl

Tau Kappa Epsilon hosted its first “Turkey Bowl” Sunday to raise money for the Special Olympics, said Brandon Moss, a Tau Kappa Epsilon member and the event’s organizer. Moss said philanthropic events are most successful when fun activities, such as football, are incorporated. “It’s fun and it’s going to a good cause,” Moss said. “That’s […]

Classifieds [11/19/98]

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Longing for the good ol’ TV days

So Thanksgiving is almost here. That means professors feel like they have free reign to assign work like crazy. I honestly have at least one paper for every class. So naturally, I studied all weekend, right? Wait, no. I’m saving my six hours worth of studying for the hour and a half plane ride back […]

Classifieds [11/23/98]

Classified Ads Help Wanted Announcements Personal Services Day Care Internships Housing Offered Roommates Services-General Travel Tutoring For Sale Miscellaneous Furniture

The inequalities of the death penalty

Jared Hosid, chair of the GW College Republicans, nobly set out to establish “the truth” regarding the death penalty in his Nov. 5 op-ed (“Death penalty and truth,” p. 5). Instead, he only propagated the fallacies upon which death penalty supporters have based their arguments for the past two decades. Hosid was sparked to write […]

GW expands distance learning

GW’s new Center for Distance and Mediated Learning is the latest initiative in the University’s efforts to enhance the way professors and programs use electronic communication in the classroom, said center Director William Lynch. “Distance learning has been occurring at GW in a very high quality manner for more than 15 years,” said Lynch, who […]

`Who is that and what did he do?

I was five years old on a Sunday night many years ago, when my father asked my brother and I to watch a television program with him. I can remember my amusement at people literally being sprayed down a city street by fire hoses. My brother and I laughed, but were quickly silenced when our […]

Pew trusts award GSPM $2 million for research

GW’s Graduate School of Political Management received a two-year $2 million grant from Pew Charitable Trusts this fall to research the effects of the Internet on political campaigns. “It’s a great project because it puts GW at the center of the discussion on the (World Wide Web) and at the center for improving democracy,” said […]