November 23, 1998

Volume 95, Issue 34

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

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 […]

GW’s greatest hoops teams played in the ’50s

Second in a series of articles So there you were last Tuesday night, one ear to the speaker, listening to the GW game on the radio, like you were a Brooklyn Dodgers fan or something. Your boys had just gone 2-0 for the fifth straight season, and you’re thinking to yourself (in that Dick Vitale […]

Dubovcova lights up the Tribe

GW women’s basketball forward Petra Dubovcova had the best game of her collegiate career Thursday night at the Smith Center, leading the Colonial women to a 69-48 victory over the College of William & Mary. Dubovcova led all scorers with 25 points and pulled down 11 rebounds. Her double-double performance pounded away the efforts of […]

GW works to build Korean studies

GW may establish a Korean studies program if it beats out four other area schools for an endowment from the Korea Foundation, an organization that promotes Korean studies, said GW President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg. Korea Foundation delegates, GW administrators and students discussed funding possibilities for the program at a meeting Thursday. “We’re all in agreement […]

GW women beat William & Mary, fall to Florida

GW came out firing Thursday and flailing Sunday, winning and losing by margins of more than 20 points. The Colonial women sailed against the College of William & Mary 69-48 Thursday at the Smith Center, but capsized versus the University of Florida 82-59 Sunday at Boston’s Fleet Center in the Reebok Classic. The good news […]