January 21, 1999

Volume 95, Issue 41

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

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 […]

Classifieds [1/21/99]

Classified Ads Work Study Help Wanted Announcements Personal Services Opportunities Internships Summer Jobs Housing Offered Roommates Services-General Travel Tutoring For Sale Miscellaneous Furniture

Washington’s shenanigans belong on the Springer show

You know it’s funny, as the years go by and technology enables us to learn more about what is going on around us, society seems to be snowballing to the point of incomprehensibility. As early as 200 B.C., Aristotle had a point when he said you should look at the source of the information before […]

State of the Union – Staff editorial

Tuesday night, Bill Clinton became the first president to deliver a State of the Union address while defending himself in an impeachment trial. Clinton told the nation that the state of our union is “strong” only hours after his lawyers told the 100 senators sitting in judgment of the president that the case against Clinton […]

Abolish college athletic programs to protect college athletes’ interests

(U-WIRE) TUCSON, Ariz. – College athletics is critical to America’s culture and economy. It provides entertainment, allows athletes to showcase their talents for the pros and gives students pride in an organization that receives national attention. Rarely, though, are the full economic implications of athletic programs considered. If they were, it would be shown that […]

Upcoming games

G–gymnasticsMBB–men’s basketballSD–swimming & divingWBB–women’s basketballWT–women’s tennis *at William & Mary**at Providence Civic Center Thursday: MBB at St. Bonaventure – 7:35 p.m. Friday: WBB at Fordham – 7 p.m. Saturday: WT vs. JMU – 4 p.m.*G at GW Invitational.- 12 p.m.MBB at URI – 7:30 p.m.** Sunday: WT at W&M – 9 a.m.SD at JMU – […]