GW commemorated the 11 million men, women and children killed in the Holocaust during Yom Hashoah, the day of Holocaust remembrance, this week. GW Hillel, the Program Board, the Diversity Program Clearinghouse and other campus groups sponsored several events throughout the week, highlighting various aspects of the Holocaust, World War II and the current state […]
April 15, 1999
Volume 95, Issue 63
Stories from the April 15, 1999 issue of the GW Hatchet.
If Julie Andrews made a soft-core porn for Showtime, Goodbye Lover (Regency Enterprises) is the kind of movie it would be. The sexy thriller centers on Sandra Dunmore (Patricia Arquette, The Hi-Lo Country), a wealthy real estate agent with a passion for The Sound of Music that almost matches her passion for sex. At the […]
(U-WIRE) HANOVER, N.H. – An emotionally charged Dartmouth University Student Assembly meeting Wednesday night ended with the passage of a highly controversial resolution opposing any major alterations to the Coed Fraternity Sorority system without the consent of the CFS Council. This meeting comes two months after Dartmouth’s Board of Trustees announced a revolutionary social and […]
The play begins with a violent crash of noise – helicopters circling, the prison gates open and slam shut. The women of Troy enter, their heads shaven and clothing reflecting the horrible aftermath of war. Seasoned artistic director Michael Kahn brings to life “The Trojan Women,” the Shakespeare Theatre’s first Greek play. All the action […]
A five-story Ferris wheel, a moon bounce, free food and live music will highlight the Thurston Block Party Sunday. Organizers of the event said the block party in front of Thurston Hall is open to all students, but it is an especially important event for freshmen. “This is the only event freshmen have for themselves,” […]
A GW administrator threatened to suspend all fraternity and sorority events involving alcohol if Greek-letter organizations ignore University alcohol regulations. Mike Gargano, assistant vice president for Student and Academic Support Services, said he wrote a memo to the entire Greek-letter community last month because he will not tolerate violations of alcohol policies. He said he […]
(U-WIRE) WASHINGTON – There is a place for high school students who want their minority to be the majority. Historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs), once the only place for African-American youngsters to go, are now trying to find their niche in the array of choices available to graduating high school students. “HBCUs have been […]
Ami Shah said she nervously entered President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg’s office April 2 after she received a mysterious phone call several days earlier. To her surprise, Trachtenberg informed her she was one of this year’s 79 nationally recognized Truman scholars. The Truman Fellowship, which was established in 1975 in memory of U.S. President Harry S. […]
The jump headline on the article “Lambda Chi Alpha faces sanctions” (April 8, pages 1 and 14) should not have said the fraternity lost its charter. The chapter’s national organization has placed it on social probation and it retains its charter.
(U-WIRE) WASHINGTON – The heads of some of the largest Internet access companies testified before the Senate Commerce Committee Tuesday about the prospects of government regulation and the future of the industry. “It is important to ensure that the enormous benefits of advanced telecommunications services are accessible to all Americans, regardless of where they live, […]