April 5, 1999

Volume 95, Issue 60

Stories from the April 5, 1999 issue of the GW Hatchet.

`Jews in Shoes’ hit the D.C. pavement

Students can now pound the pavement with other runners twice a week as part of a new running group called Jews in Shoes, which organizers said may spice up the running scene at GW. GW sophomores Aaron Bernay and Healey Sutton created the running group, which will hold two runs a week throughout the semester. […]

Letters to the Editor

Helping each other out Over the course of the past three weeks, our student government has been marred by everything from burning posters, to fraudulent allegations of rape, to student apathy, to the way the elections are run. Programs intended for the common good of the student body have been overshadowed by these trivial and […]

News Briefs

Med students teach teens about substance abuse prevention Medical students from the University of Chicago’s Pritzker School of Medicine recently traveled to D.C. to train medical students at GW and other area schools in an innovative program to teach middle school students about substance abuse. The Adolescent Substance Abuse Prevention program shows healthy and diseased […]

Placebo shows it can have a lasting effect

Every decade’s alienated youth has its heroes. The ’70s had Bowie. The ’80s had Morrisey and the Smiths. With performances like the one March 27 at the 9:30 Club, Placebo showed why it has what it takes to be anti-heroes for the ’90s. The house lights dimmed. The band came out to a roar of […]

Segal files election spending complaint

A complaint filed with the student court March 30 may take Student Association candidates into the courtroom for another round. The complaint, filed by Adam Segal accuses the Joint Elections Committee of failing to abide by its own rules. Segal, who supported Alexis Rice in her failed bid for the SA presidency, said he filed […]

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GW blows away competition

About 3,700 people cheered Saturday night as GW’s dance team won first place in the sixth annual Bhangra Blowout intercollegiate dance competition in DAR Constitution Hall. Bhangra is a traditional South Asian dance tracing its roots to Punjab – a region in India and Pakistan. It incorporates active movements with pronounced drumbeats. “The purpose of […]

A cautionary tale of chocolate

Although Easter has come and gone, I cannot help but be reminded of the reason we all come together to celebrate this most sacred time of year. This event has affected us all, both spiritually and physically. We are all touched, in a decidedly non-physical manner, by both its far-reaching implications and its personal meaning. […]

No longer any need for NATO

The March 29 op-ed “A righteous engagement” (p. 5) by Alan Elias called the current NATO operations in Kosovo a “righteous engagement” that will allow the United States to reach its “rendezvous with destiny.” While no one arguing against the airstrikes believes that Serbia should be allowed to continue murdering Albanian Kosovars, the use of […]

Goddbye, Mr. GW – Staff editorial

In an age when most people switch jobs many times and when temps are the norm in most offices, a person like Ron Howard is a rarity. Howard has worked at GW in one capacity or another for more than 35 years. He has served as the director of alumni admissions for the past decade […]