December 3, 1998

Volume 95, Issue 35

Stories from the December 3, 1998 issue of the GW Hatchet.

News briefs

Colin Powell to visit GW Colin Powell, the former chair of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and a GW alumnus, will unveil a plan for college students to gain frequent flyer miles in exchange for volunteer services at GW Thursday . As chair of America’s Promise: The Alliance for Youth, a national nonprofit organization, Powell […]

Katzenberg ventures into risky territory with new film

Jeffery Katzenberg, the man who reinvented Disney animation with The Little Mermaid, left the company in 1994 to start an ambitious studio, DreamWorks SKG. Katzenberg paired up with Steven Spielberg and David Geffen to create a company that would focus on creativity, not just dollars and cents. They thought it would be a great place […]

Panel on stereotypes looks for solutions

A student panel on race and ethnicity issues and their effect on student interaction urged GW students to take more initiative to increase cross-cultural activities and cooperation. The panel – entitled “Race and Ethnicity: Does it Matter?” – discussed issues such as a lack of student attendance at events sponsored by campus multicultural groups. Angela […]

Exodus story loses impact in animated version

It’s a cartoon. And The Prince of Egypt (DreamWorks) is a good cartoon. You could call it a film, but it’s closer to Fievel Goes West than The Ten Commandments. DreamWorks will try to tell you it’s an event, an extravaganza that will reinvent the world of animation. But the film never surpasses mediocrity. The […]

SA finance bill reforms allocations

The Student Association Senate passed a finance bill Nov. 23 to require the Senate to post proposed student group allocations 36 hours before the meeting at which they will come up for a vote. Undergraduate Sen. Jared Hosid (CSAS), a sponsor of the bill, said the intention of the bill, which will go into effect […]

AIDS Walk showed GW at its best

During the 12th Annual AIDS Walk Washington Oct. 4, two GW AIDS Walk Team Committee members overheard the best compliment the GW team received that day. After a walker saw the spirit and heard the cheers of the GW team, she said to her friend, “That’s where I want my daughter to go to school.” […]

Letter to the editor

Bettering Hillel As student leaders and advisers of Hillel, we noted The GW Hatchet’s recent coverage of an initiative by a graduate student to make “a good Hillel” even better (“Student petition criticizes GW Hillel,” Nov. 19, p. 10). We do keep records of participation in Hillel activities and are proud to report that as […]

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