January 21, 1999

Volume 95, Issue 41

Stories from the January 21, 1999 issue of the GW Hatchet.

News briefs

NROTC to participate in Mardi Gras More than 20 GW students from the GW Naval ROTC Drill Team will participate in the New Orleans Mardi Gras parade Feb. 13. Participants also will compete in a drill and physical fitness competition at Tulane University for which they have been practicing since the beginning of the fall […]

More GW students are graduating early

In an move to cut the cost of their education and begin their careers earlier, an increasing number of GW students are opting to earn their undergraduate degrees in less than the traditional four years. Most early graduates cite the high cost of attending GW as the main reason they decided to leave the University […]

ANC members seek student input

Signs of an increased student voice in the Foggy Bottom and West End Advisory Neighborhood Commission were evident at Wednesday night’s meeting, the first that included members who were elected last fall. The 2A commission appointed newly elected members to all three leadership positions, choosing Barbara Spillinger (single-member district 2A04) as chair, GW alumnus Richard […]

GW readies for more construction

Several University construction projects moved closer to fruition during the semester break, said Al Ingle, GW’s associate vice president for business affairs. Construction crews broke ground on the health and wellness center, which will house most services offered in the Smith Center, including free weight and workout rooms, and new space for recreational sports activities […]

GW pushes back date for residence hall wiring

No firm date has been set for completion of the two-phase millennium project, an effort to update GW academic and residence halls with state of the art Internet, telephone, cable and electric wiring, administrators said. Work has begun on Madison and Mitchell halls, but plans to wire Riverside Towers Hall have been suspended indefinitely because […]

Clinton praises loans in speech

In a rare juxtaposition of events, President Clinton declared the state of the union “strong” Tuesday only hours after his attorneys made the case he should not be removed from office for high crimes and misdemeanors. In a speech marked by partisan applause, Clinton spent more time on senior citizens than college students, announcing initiatives […]

Force feeding – Staff editorial

Students will have different options this spring when it comes time to choose a meal plan for next year. The good news is the new plan will be a “flex points” only system that does away with all “meals” and meal times. More good news includes the possibility that other franchises will join Burger King […]

The Bar Belle

Originally Published 01/21/99 Where: 3412 Connecticut Ave.Crowd: Mix of students and young professionals.Getting in: Make sure you’ve got your ID, it will get checked at the doorPrices: AverageFood: Not much after the kitchen closesDancing: NonePick-ups: A fewPluses: Great atmosphere; a true Irish pub experienceMinuses: Can get crowded and you have to take a cab back […]

Letters to the Editor

No respect for Jerry I left the Dorothy Betts Marvin Theatre last Thursday afternoon amazed at how well the GW student body, including myself, could kiss the ass of Jerry Springer. Now it is true the times that I have seen “The Jerry Springer Show,” I enjoyed it. A good laugh at the expense of […]

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