November 23, 1998

Volume 95, Issue 34

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

`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 […]

The future of GW in the Information Age

When a university is doing as well as GW has been doing in recent years, all kinds of temptations arise. There is the temptation to take success for granted and to relax rather than seek out new levels of accomplishment. There is the temptation to take the present shape of the University as its final […]

By the Numbers

Clinton’s handling of his job as president:62% approve36% disapprove What do you want your member of the House of Representatives to do?35% vote for impeachment62% vote against impeachment What is your opinion of Kenneth Starr?35% favorable58% unfavorable What do you think of the Republicans’ handling of the investigation?41% approve51% disapprove As a result of the […]

Prime-time Death – Staff editorial

The debate about assisted suicide is highly emotional and contentious. Numerous states have dealt with the issue in their legislatures and courtrooms, and have presented the issue to voters in referenda. Around the nation, Jack Kevorkian – or “Dr. Death,” as his detractors call him – has become the symbol for assisted suicide and euthanasia. […]

GW women take first, men place second at Potomac Classic

The GW men’s and women’s swimming teams continued their successful fall season last weekend at the Potomac Valley Classic at American University with a first and a second-place finish The women’s team took first place in the seven-team field, with 933 points, almost 400 more than second-place American. The men’s team came in second with […]

Increased options – Staff editorial

The quest by members of the Korean Students Association and the Korean-American Student Association to develop a Korean studies program at GW has reached a crossroads. GW is one of several area schools being considered for a substantial financial boost from the Korea Foundation, a group that promotes Korean culture and education. If the Korea […]

Season comes to close for GW

Fighting for its postseason life, the GW women’s volleyball team (18-11, 12-8 A-10) was upset at Duquesne Friday night and narrowly lost to Virginia Tech the following evening, ending GW’s bid for an Atlantic 10 Tournament berth. GW defeated Virginia Tech, Temple and Xavier this year, three of the four A-10 teams competing in the […]

Upcoming Games

Monday: no games scheduled Tuesday: no games scheduled Wednesday: no games scheduled Thursday: no games scheduled

Dial-7 rings listeners with flavorful album

Dial-7’s debut album, Never Enough Time (Warner Bros.), demonstrates it is not just another band from the musically fertile land of Orange County, Calif. With a blend of rock, hip-hop, reggae and funk, Dial-7 has created its own sound. The band already has proven itself on the West Coast with soldout shows and incredible live […]