December 7, 1998

Volume 95, Issue 36

Stories from the December 7, 1998 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Corrections

The article “ACLU addresses marijuana laws” on p. 11 of the Nov. 23 issue of The GW Hatchet incorrectly attributed information to Lauren Andrews, a member of Students for a Sensible Drug Policy. The story should have said the Higher Education Reauthorization Act of 1998 prohibits students convicted of drug offenses from receiving financial aid. […]

Album accentuates 2Pac’s original approach to rap

In the gangster rap explosion of the early ’90s, a few performers stood out from the crowd. Names like Dr. Dre and Snoop Doggy Dog became hip-hop legend. Then there was 2Pac, a rising star among stars. 2Pac’s Greatest Hits (Death Row) shows what made him a star and gives listeners a glimpse at what […]

Law professors testify for judiciary committee

Two GW Law School professors testified before the House Judiciary Committee Tuesday to determine the potential for impeaching President Clinton, adding to the number of GW experts involved in the process. Professors Stephen Saltzburg and Jeffrey Rosen submitted their comments on the definition and consequences of perjury to the 37-member committee and answered questions from […]

Holiday activities on Ellipse spread festive spirit

With thermometers boasting temperatures in the 70s and T-shirts replacing turtlenecks, you may need an extra shove to get into the festive spirit this year. The National Christmas Tree Lighting, the Christmas Pageant of Peace and the Menorah Lighting could add the oomph you need to get into the holiday mood. On Wednesday, the National […]

CRs honor America’s fallen soldiers

Bathed in the glow of a December sun, the GW College Republicans paid homage to America’s fallen soldiers Sunday at an Army wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery. CR President Jared Hosid and executive board members Emily Cummins, Jennifer Thomson and Jason Osborn represented the organization as they […]

Album features new versions of ’80s hits

The 1980s featured some of the best movies ever made. Teen comedies – Ferris Bueller’s Day Off. Romantic date flicks – Say Anything. And the films that can only be described as “eighties” – Footloose and Dirty Dancing. And they all came with a soundtrack. In their Eyes: ’90s Teen Bands vs. ’80s Teen Movies […]

Funding woes stifle alternative voices

GW’s campus now has more gates than student newspapers. When the satirical newspaper Protest THIS! folded its print edition last month, it joined the ranks of several other upstart publications that ended their runs because money was tight. Campus publications such as It magazine, Unfiltered and The GW Independent have closed down in recent years, […]

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News briefs

SA revamps Academic Update The student-run Academic Update, which provides students with information about classes and professors, has become more complicated this semester, said Student Association Vice President for Academic Affairs Lonnie Giamela. The changes to the Academic Update, the only student-run evaluation on campus, come with the intention of providing more information to students […]

TSA heads Kosovo relief effort

The Turkish Student Association has joined forces with a handful of other student groups to help victims of human rights violations in Kosovo. The student groups co-sponsored a lecture on human rights violations that have racked the Yugoslav province of Kosovo in recent months and organized an ongoing clothing drive to aid poverty-stricken families in […]