December 3, 1998

Volume 95, Issue 35

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

Sign class petitions for credit

GW students enrolled in American Sign Language courses are asking the University to listen – they want foreign language credit for their work. About 100 students in ASL classes are collecting signatures to accompany a formal request they plan to make in January to the Columbian School of Arts and Sciences that their classes be […]

GW blows out American after falling to UNCC

After suffering its first loss of the season to the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, the GW men’s basketball team took it out on American University three nights later. The Colonials (3-1) had their best offensive showing of the young season against the Eagles after losing on the road to the 49ers. GW is […]

Gargano puts PB grad fund on hold

A University administrator has halted a plan between the Program Board and graduate student leaders that would earmark a portion of PB’s annual budget to graduate programming. Some of the plan’s creators said they were startled Monday when Mike Gargano, assistant vice president for Student and Academic Support Services, told student leaders he was against […]

Cultures collide at Georgetown’s Little Caf?

Originally Published 12/03/98 The Little Caf? at 3314 M St. in Georgetown is known for its speedy delivery and a menu that caters to vegetarians and meat-lovers alike with fresh homemade items ranging from calzones to hummus to gyro sandwiches. But what is today a popular northwest Washington eatery began three years ago as an […]

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 […]