<a href="http://www.uwiretoday.com"(U-WIRE) ANN ARBOR, Mich. – The predictions that California’s Proposition 209 would erode the diverse student body on University of California campuses have come true in the past year. Since the implementation of Proposition 209, which outlawed affirmative action at the university, the enrollment of black, Latino and Native American students collectively dropped 9.5 […]
January 11, 1999
Volume 95, Issue 37
Stories from the January 11, 1999 issue of the GW Hatchet.
The National Basketball Association’s six-month lockout of its players has ended finally. Players will be forced to earn a living with maximum salary caps of $14 million for 10-year veterans and a minimum salary of $275,000. For fans, it was difficult to figure out who to support during the lockout – greedy owners who want […]
G-gymnasticsMBB-men’s basketball Monday: no games scheduled Tuesday: no games scheduled Wednesday: G at Seattle Pacific-7 p.m. Thursday: MBB vs. Dayton-7:30 p.m.
After losing a pair of games at the BB&T Classic Dec. 6 and 7, the GW men’s basketball team has won five of its last six games. GW’s only loss during that stretch came at Siena College, and the Colonials have won their first two Atlantic 10 Conference games, including a rout of La Salle […]
Since knocking off then 13th-ranked University of Arkansas, the GW women’s basketball team has been on a roller coaster ride, losing four, including a double-overtime thriller at home against Vanderbilt University, and winning four. The Colonial women (9-5, 3-2 Atlantic 10) play Duquesne at home Friday. Virginia Tech 74, GW 65 Recent history wasn’t in […]
The holiday season has come and gone, but winter is far from over. And with the arrival of cold and frosty weather comes the release of winter movies and their soundtracks. The Jack Frost soundtrack (Warner Bros.) features a collection of tunes sprinkled with holiday songs. The selection of songs for the soundtrack is solid, […]
Rusted Root is a big time band. The band’s first major label album, When I Woke , attained platinum status in two years. The band has gone on the road with some of the most famous touring groups of our times, including The Grateful Dead, Santana and Dave Matthews Band. Its music has been used […]
GW junior Steven Mandelbaum was named to the local Advisory Neighborhood Commission last month after a recount gave him a one-vote margin of victory. Mandelbaum, who staged a write-in campaign, claimed the seat in single-member district 2A06 given to GW employee Gregory Scoma after the election Nov. 3. Mandelbaum defeated Scoma and incumbent Sara Maddux […]
The impeachment of President Clinton and the impending Senate trial have left professors and students who work in government or media juggling their class and work schedules. Professor Steve Roberts, who teaches two political communication classes about the relationship between media and government, said he and his students have had their schedules stretched by the […]
GW was cited by Black Enterprise magazine last month as one of the nation’s 50 best schools for African-American students. The University was ranked No. 36 based on more than 1,000 interviews with African-American professionals in higher education in the magazine’s first-ever rankings. Howard University was No. 5 and Georgetown University ranked No. 11. While […]