February 16, 1999

Volume 95, Issue 48

Stories from the February 16, 1999 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Habitat for Humanity volunteers build houses from the ground up

Fourteen students from GW’s Habitat for Humanity chapter traveled to Mount Rainier, Md., Saturday to help build a house, a project organized by the organization’s Prince George’s County chapter. Because the GW chapter lacks the trained architects, skilled carpenters and other artisans required to build a house from the ground up, they contribute to projects […]

Candidate declarations kick off campaign

Friday’s deadline for candidate declarations marked the official start of student election season at GW and many candidates are already devising platforms around what they believe to be important campus issues. Ed Meinert, Phil Meisner, Paul Prados and Alexis Rice are running for Student Association president. Derek Grosso, Caity Leu and Cat Sadler are running […]

News Briefs

Elliott School snags admiral as commencement speaker GW alumnus Adm. Joseph W. Prueher will speak at the Elliott School of International Affairs 1999 Commencement ceremony May 14, as the school celebrates 100 years of international affairs education. “Adm. Prueher is one of our most distinguished alumni and he is an outstanding role model and an […]

Miller reflects on peace talks, death of King Hussein

Aaron Miller, deputy special Middle East coordinator for the Department of State, discussed the impact of Jordan’s King Hussein on the Middle East peace process Wednesday night at GW Hillel. The event, entitled “Rebuilding the Middle East peace process and the impact of the death of King Hussein,” was attended by about 80 people, said […]

Upcoming Games

B-baseballG-gymnasticsMBB-men’s basketballWBB-women’s basketballSD-swimming & diving Tuesday: WBB vs. URI-7 p.m. Wednesday: B at Georgetown-2:30 p.m.MBB vs. UMass- 9 p.m.G at Maryland-7 p.m. Thursday: SD at A-10 Champ. Friday: B at Coastal Carolina-3 p.m.WBB at Duquesne-7:05 p.m.SD at A-10 Champ.

The circus has finally left town

Pack up the tents. Round up the elephants. You there, with the cotton candy, stand and move along. You clowns, yeah, all of ya . back into the car. Your run in this town is over. The circus is moving out. The trial of the president is over. Well, now what? Don’t get me wrong, […]

Cohabitation, GW and D.C. law

Should residents of GW residence halls be allowed to choose the person they wish to room with, regardless of gender? The answer may depend less on the views of the University or its students than on the law. Contrary to the impression that may have been created, freshmen Kathy Rooney (a heterosexual female) and Clark […]

Letters to the Editor

Forgotten history So we had this three-day weekend, a time to party and sleep in for one extra day. Everyone enjoys a Monday off. I don’t do anything special for Presidents’ Day, but I do know what it is. Americans have become so ignorant to their history that we don’t even know what holiday we […]

Error: File not found – Staff editorial

GW did away with its off-campus housing office two years ago and replaced it with a “virtual service” – a Web site with outdated listings, no contact information and little utility. The Web site isn’t as much virtual as it is pathetic. The Web site officially comes under the jurisdiction of Student and Academic Support […]