April 19, 1999

Volume 95, Issue 64

Stories from the April 19, 1999 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Daisy makes dining a Rich experience

“Customer First” is written on the white button Daisy Rich wears on her forest green apron. The message has become more than a slogan for her. With sliver-rimmed glasses perched on her nose, she sings a song she created: “Oh I got your card. I got your meal deal, baby.” To many students, Rich may […]

Nothing strange at Queer Prom

A tall young man in a long black gown stands before the mirror scrutinizing his reflection. “My goodness,” he says in a voice somewhere between dainty and husky. “My breasts are so low, they could be real.” He adjusts his chest, smoothes his hair and lumbers proudly back to the dance floor atop unforgiving heels. […]

Gouker to lead Hatchet into new millennium

Sports Editor Dustin Gouker was elected The GW Hatchet’s next editor in chief April 1 and was approved Friday by the Hatchet’s Board of Directors. Gouker, a junior from Abbottstown, Pa., said he is excited about the opportunity to lead The Hatchet into the next millennium. Though he was elected on April Fools Day, he […]

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Friends of Cincinnatus focuses on community

Students interested in playing an active role in community service projects can join Friends of Cincinnatus, a new student group dedicated to increasing community service involvement. “We are public servants who want to help with community service,” said President Michael Bennett. “There needs to be a group at GW that goes out together as a […]

Block party offers food, fun

The smell of the barbecue and cotton candy hung in the F Street air Sunday as GW students braved a windy afternoon to celebrate community unity at the annual Thurston Block Party. “It’s the perfect opportunity to hang out with your friends and eat free food,” freshman Sona Balanian said. “You can act like you’re […]

SAC honors students for leadership, service

Purple, gold and silver balloons decorated the Marvin Center ballroom Thursday night to honor the contributions of individual GW students and groups at the 14th Annual Excellence in Student Life Awards. More than 300 students dined on a buffet while listening to the Charles Woods Jazz Ensemble. The names and photographs of nominees were projected […]

University to charge fee for wellness center

The University could charge students a mandatory fee of up to $112.50 per semester to help pay for the construction of the health and wellness center, according to the 1999-2000 University Bulletin. GW broke ground for the center earlier this semester and completion is slated for November 2000. The fee could be added to students’ […]

News Briefs

Tibetan monk to share experience as political prisoner Students for a Free Tibet will host an evening with Palden Gyatso, Tibetan monk and former political prisoner, SFT President Alene Tchourumoff said. Gyatso, who was imprisoned for 33 years, is scheduled to speak Thursday at 8:30 p.m. in Lerner Hall room LL101 about his experiences as […]

Embassy dinner dishes up a `world of flavor’

The International Student Society’s 67th Annual Embassy Dinner featured sights, sounds, smells and tastes of cultures from around the world, beginning with a Muslim prayer and ending with a martial arts demonstration. The event, titled “A World of Flavor,” was held Saturday night in the Marvin Center Ballroom as the grand finale of International Week. […]