March 29, 1999

Volume 95, Issue 58

Stories from the March 29, 1999 issue of the GW Hatchet.

To make a difference, get involved

I arrived on the GW campus this year wanting to help fellow students by contributing my efforts to make the system work for them. I have always believed that if the resources available to people are used with conviction and dedication, positive change is possible. I told some of my new friends that these thoughts […]

Making a bigger mess in the Balkans

Last week, NATO, a collective defense alliance formed in the early years of the Cold War, initiated an unofficial war against a sovereign state in the middle of Europe. It may prove to be one of the greater policy errors of the decade, setting precedents that cannot be broken and expanding conflict by attempting to […]

Making good on threats – Staff editorial

NATO forces launched an offensive attack last week for the first time in the organization’s 50-year history. The attacks were designed to stop Serb forces from continuing the murderous treatment of their own citizens in Kosovo. Several days of aerial bombings against targets in Serbia and Kosovo have yet to deter the Serbs from reportedly […]

Upcoming Games

B-baseballG-golfMT-men’s tennis Monday: G at Will. & Mary Invit. Tuesday: B vs. Richmond-3 p.m.G at W & M Invit. Wednesday: B vs. Howard-3 p.m.MT at George Mason-2 p.m. Thursday: no games scheduled

A `righteous engagement’

Last week, for the first time since World War II, German airplanes flew combat missions in Europe as part of NATO’s Operation Allied Force. Fifty years ago, no one would have fathomed that in the 1990s, the Germans would be our military allies. We live in a world in which today’s enemies may turn out […]

Blondie returns to music scene with No Exit

(U-WIRE) VILLANOVA, Pa. — The long-awaited return of the heavily publicized rock/pop group Blondie is finally over. The group has hit the music circuit again with its first new single, “Maria,” which is being widely played on radio stations everywhere. But for all the effort, this new album, No Exit, still falls short of the […]

SEAS students call for end to apathy

A “mid-life crisis” in the School of Engineering and Applied Science spurred two seniors to write a 30-page memo to SEAS faculty members detailing what they see as the problems that plague the school. “Our purpose in writing this manifesto is not to gripe about the shortcomings of our educational experience at SEAS, but to […]

Thanks to all who helped in long EVP campaign

I wanted to express my gratitude to those who supported me and were a part of the Grosso Campaign ’99 – my candidacy for executive vice president of the Student Association. It was a tough election, probably longer than anyone ever imagined and unfortunately, I was not victorious. To put a couple of rumors to […]

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Leu beats Grosso in close EVP race

Caity Leu defeated Derek Grosso to become next year’s Student Association executive vice president Thursday, receiving 51 percent of the vote in a runoff election. Leu said she is simply relieved the SA elections finally are over. “At 9 p.m., it was over,” she said. “I had my life back. I could go study for […]