January 25, 1999

Volume 95, Issue 42

Stories from the January 25, 1999 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Lottery changes rile RHA representatives

Concerns that women with high lottery numbers might be housed at the Mount Vernon campus against their wishes were raised at a Residence Hall Association meeting Jan. 18, when residential life administrators met with students to discuss this year’s housing lottery. The conflict stemmed from a change in this year’s lottery rules meant to shorten […]

GW professor studies D.C.’s integration success story

Times were good in the United States in the early 1950s. American sons and daughters were back from war in Europe, the economy was rolling along, and it seemed that for white Christians, the opportunities for advancement were endless. For others, opportunities were harder to come by. Many blacks and Jews, hoping to capture their […]

Showcase highlights faculty research

Tuesday’s third annual Scholars’ Showcase will display the work of 275 faculty members from all eight GW schools, the first time all schools will be represented at the one-day faculty research fair. Maryanna Kieffer, project coordinator for the Office of Sponsored Research, said the School of Medicine and Health Sciences does not usually participate in […]

PB shifts skating event to local rinks

The Program Board and Student Association will host free ice skating at local rinks this weekend, moving the skating event from its originally scheduled spot on the Quad. PB had planned to provide free admission and skate rentals for all students at a skating rink temporarily housed on the Quad Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights […]

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CIA agent-professor dispels spy myth

The words “competitive intelligence” evoke images of clandestine activities and men in dark glasses and trench coats. But for CIA officer Pamela Noe, cloak-and-dagger scenarios are restricted to spy novels. Noe spoke to an audience of about 50 people Wednesday during a Brown Bag Lecture sponsored by the Elliott School of International Affairs. “Competitive intelligence […]

Muslims celebrate end of holy month

Almost 200 students gathered at J Street Friday night to usher in the holiday of Eid, which signals an end to the holy month of Ramadan. This year, Eid was observed for the first time in J Street along with students from Georgetown and Howard universities, and the University of Maryland. “Celebrating Eid in J […]

Atwood promotes U.S. foreign aid

J. Brian Atwood, administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development, urged more U.S. aid to developing nations in a speech in Stuart Hall Friday. The United States supplies the least foreign assistance of any industrialized nation in relation to its gross national product, Atwood said in a speech that was part of the Elliott […]

Save the Iraqi people, not Clinton’s presidency

It has been five weeks since President Clinton launched Operation Desert Fox, coming on the eve of an impending House impeachment vote against him for committing perjury and abusing power. To those of us who have long argued for strong military action in Iraq, Clinton’s thinly veiled “wag the dog” exercise was, to say the […]