December 3, 1998

Volume 95, Issue 35

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

GW hosts AIDS discussion

In honor of World AIDS Day 1998, members of the GW community and national representatives gathered in Ross Hall Tuesday for a town hall meeting to increase awareness about AIDS and prevention of the disease among young people. The forum, “Youth & HIV/AIDS: The New Battleground,” was moderated by Bill Barnes, an adviser on AIDS […]

Colonials prepare for tough opponents in BB&T Classic

The closest the GW men’s basketball team will get to hosting a major tournament this year is the BB&T Classic this weekend at the MCI Center, Georgetown University’s home court. The Hoyas won’t be there, but three other top teams – the University of Maryland, and DePaul and Stanford universities will. The Classic, formerly known […]

Former Portuguese leader speaks at GW

Mario Soares, the first civilian president of Portugal elected by popular vote, spoke Tuesday on the continuing spread of global democracy in front of a crowd of about 70 in the University Club. “I want to emphasize one of the main attributes of democracy – its need for continuous and progressive improvement with a view […]

Colonial women triumph at Seton Hall Invitational

Noelia Gomez is back. The all-American candidate dominated opponents and was named the Most Valuable Player of the Pals/Mayfair Farms Invitational at Seton Hall University in South Orange, N.J. last weekend. Gomez led GW (4-1) to a 89-61 win over Bowling Green University Friday and a 74-51 victory over Seton Hall University in the championship […]

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 […]