January 25, 1999

Volume 95, Issue 42

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

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 […]

Witnessing history for 15 minutes

Last semester, my roommate Kristie went to buy books for her history class and discovered the professor had assigned 16 required texts. Then on the first day of class, the professor asked the significance of the year 1954 and a handful of enthusiastic students volunteered that it was the year the shah of Iran was […]

Colonial women deserve more support

I would like to enthusiastically applaud the two features in the Jan. 14 issue of The GW Hatchet that dealt with the clear evidence of a lack of student body support for the women’s basketball program at GW (“GW should be ashamed of turnout for women’s basketball,” “Need reasons to come to GW women’s game?” […]